Char is represented by a few, smaller stocks in some lakes and in all is rather large. Many sports fishermen consider the char the premium of all fresh-water fishes when it comes to food and sport.
The best opportunity for catching char on a rod are in spring, autumn and under the ice. Lakes Västra and Östra Silen, Lilla Le and Lelång are home to different types of great char. In the summer char move to deeper waters are therefore harder to hook. The normal weight is around 1-3 kg.