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Village Shop : Björks Lanthandel

 

The village shop an old fashioned general dealer owned & run by 2 brothers , Jan and Olov Björk is walking distance from the villa. Their family has served the local community  for over 120 years. They are very service minded, if they don't have what you want in stock ,they will make every effort to order it for you. Björks has food stuffs, petrol and diesel, pharmaceuticals, postage stamps, charcoal for grilling, maggot fly bait etc.

 

 ICA Nära Björks Lanthandel

Kusfors 33 936 93 BOLIDEN

Telefon: 0915 - 200 06

email -jan.bjork@nara.ica.se

 

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Cafe Ångloket ( The Steam Engine Cafe )

Opening hours 

Daily  June - August              12.00 to 16.00

 

and for cultural events

Can also be opened on request for pre-arranged group meals or hired for special events.


Cafe Ångloket which is owned and run  by the village association  is situated in the Old Railway Station.

 

Come and take a step back in time  at Cafe Ångloket . This cozy cafe with an atmosphere that exudes the 1940's , and is steeped in history. Enjoy a cup of coffee and home baked cakes or a light meal while experiencing the stunning view of Skellefte River.Listen to sounds of days gone by on the jukebox

 

Contact Details - Cafe Ångloket

Station i Kusfors

 

 

Our local gym above Cafe Ångloket

50 kr per session  or

500 kr  for 11 sessions

 

For more information:

http://stationikusfors.weebly.com/

gps coordinates - 64.940058,19.9966357 

 

Nearest travel links -The nearest airport is SFT - Skelleftea, located 61.7 km south east of Kusfors. Other airports nearby include LYC - Lycksele (74.7 km south west), AJR - Arvidsjaur (80.6 km north west), UME - Umea (128.0 km south), Jörn Railway Station 17,6km

 

Ice fishing in the winter is also available .

 

 

Fishing Waters
Fish species – pike and perch ( Pike up to 14 kg / 113 cm and 2,2 kg perch were caught by the test fishermen 2013.
Accomodation - The villa is 300m from the Skellefte River.
Fishing season –  Late May to early September. Your license covers fishing in two license areas from Rengård powerplant to Vargfors power plant (18 km).
Fishing methods - Mainly spin casting and jerk-baits. Fly fishing is a rewarding method to fish for big pike at the surface.
Fishing regulations - Pike less than 3 kg may be kept for consumption. All pike over 3 kg must be released. Perch less than 1kg may also be kept for consumption. Larger fish should be released for sustainabilty of breeding stock.
Boats - Our boats are inflatable Outland 360 boats with 5 hp motors. They have an aluminum floor, perfect to fish from as they have a flat floor and are able to navigate very shallow areas.

 

Fishing guide –  If you wish to hire a fishing guide please contact our experts on the river direct

Robert Wikman             MOBILE +46 72 235 36 31          E-MAIL robert.wikman@optronic.se

 

Places of Interest

 

When Svansele wilderness exhibition 10 km away started they showed Sweden's five biggest predators, the lynx, wolf, bear, wolverine, and our two large eagle species; sea eagles and golden eagles. Today the exhibition, has more than 680 different animals. The "Wilderness Menu Meal " is cooked over an open fire and served on rustic wooden plates with wooden cutlery. Drop-in season  for the wilderness exhibition is in summertime from 23 June to 17 August 2014.

 

Skellefteå 53.8 km away -  for natural and historical reasons, much of skellefteå revolves around the river. This is why the river and its environs are an excellent way of getting to know the town. Go from the town centre to the Nordanå cultural centre with its range of cultural events such as exhibitions, a museum, an old village shop and an activity area for excursions and recreation. A little like New York central park, if you will. You will have hardly left the Nordanå area before stepping into a bygone time and one of the town’s most well-known and well-preserved historical landmarks, Bonnstan. Dating back to the 17th century, this is the name used by the people of Skellefteå for the church village. Its 116 houses feature 392 well-preserved rooms that capture the flavour of times gone by

 

 

Lycksele 102 km away has a zoo with the Nordic fauna, an aqua park, forest museum, shops and restaurant.

Other services

Norsjö – 28.1km – The closest Systembolaget is in Norsjö (Systembolaget is the only shop you can buy alcohol from in Sweden,it is Government controlled )