River restoration in Estonia

Within the RETROUT project, efficient river restoration measures and implementation methods were demonstrated as real restoration projects (whole or parts) based on national and transnational knowledge from research and dialogue. The purpose…

The translation of John Kärki´s article is finally here!

The article by Johan Kärki from 2019 in “Allt om flugfiske” (all about fly fishing) is finally translated into the languages of the member states of the Retrout project. The article is about the early stages of Retrout and the electro fishing…

Flyfishing article about Retrout will be available soon

Soon, translations of John Kärki´s article in “Allt om flugfiske” (all about flyfishing) from 2019 will be published here on the Retrout website. The article concludes the early work of Retrout, and the story starts with the electrofishing…
Two people holding fishing rodds wile standing i n shallow water

Summary of the Retrout final Conference

The final conference for Retrout was held February 17, 2021, and was, due to the pandemic, a digital event. During the conference the Retrout-movie premiered, and multiple presentations and interesting discussions was held. The Retrout final…

Final conference!

Join us to learn more about the link between river restoration measures and fishing tourism in an on-line conference. Results of the RETROUT project will be presented together with expert talks on river restoration and fishing tourism development. We…
Photos from Smeltalė river, LithuaniaNerijus Nika

Gustaf Almqvist in “Landsbygd i centrum”

In the latest issue of “Landsbygd I centrum” a Swedish newspaper produced by the county administrative board in Stockholm Gustaf Almqvist was interviewed about RETROUT. Follow the link to read what he said, unfortunately it is only available…
Altered river in the form of staris

Study visit in Estonia, 2019

In September of 2019 a study visit took place in Estonia with representatives from RETROUT and participations from Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, Finland and Sweden. The aim of the visit was to present and discuss Estonian RETROUT project…
The river Bränningeån, after restoration

Creating habitats for migrating fish

The Swedish angler and fishing association (Sportfiskarna) have been creating habitats migrating fish such as trout. They are created so that the river will be more suited for spawning and for juveniles to grow before they head out to sea again.…
Before and after river restoration of Bränningenån

River restoration in Bränningeån, Södertälje municipality

One of the rivers that is a part of the RETROUT restorations project is located in Södertälje municipality, south of Stockholm, Sweden. This area was identified to have the potential for being a suitable mating ground for the sea trout. For…
Photos from Smeltalė river, LithuaniaNerijus Nika

Sea trout are back in Lithuanian river after successful restoration

Sea trout are reproducing again in parts of the Smeltalė river in Lithuania after a successful restoration exercise under the Baltic-wide RETROUT project. “We counted 13 new sea trout nests within only two months after the restoration…