Ykköspooli in Koivukoski
The Ykköspooli area is one of the most reliable spots in Kymijoki for salmon and trout. Fishing takes place in an entirely private fishing area below the Koivukoski dam and power plant. There are two casting piers, one below the Koivukoski power plant and one above the start of the Ruhavuolle rapids. The Ykköspooli rowboat fishing area is the most reliable spot in the entire Kymijoki for catching a big salmon. Fishing pressure in the area is low, so the chances of catching a big salmon are always good. Rainbow trout are planted in the area almost throughout the season to secure a good catch. There is also a private lean-to for breaks and for telling fishing stories while enjoying provisions and coffee brewed on an open fire.