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Traditional fishing trip

Experience a fishing trip during the traditional winter fishing


Catch your own fish, prepare it and make it for dinner. Our winter fishing includes 4-hours sea fishing with line wheel and/or sea fishing rod.


Fishing in Lofoten varies greatly with the season, and during the traditional Lofotfisket, from end of February to mid-April, we catch skrei.

Our winter fishing includes sea fishing with line wheel and/or sea fishing rod, and we offer coffee on board our authentic fishing cutter. MS Symra is a traditional fishing cutter, and she turned 100 years old in 2017. She is protected by the Norwegian Directorate for Cultural Heritage. Symra is a comfortable boat originally built specifically for Lofotfisket, and she is certified for 38 passengers.

There are 10 fishing stations on board, so our guests must expect to share these between them on the trip. But do not worry, we expect you will be very satisfied by the time we head back to port. And the catch? We teach you to fillet it on board, and of course you can take it home with you if you wish. The fishing trip takes about four hours, weather depending.

“When you visit Lofoten it is a must to get out to sea and try your luck fishing.”

Testimonial

What will you experience?
You are invited to our main office at the pier in Svolvær port 15 minutes before scheduled departure, and will be welcomed by your hosts and crew. Our crew are professional fishermen and know these seas like the back of hand. They provide all the information you need about what you can expect from your day out, safety on board, and they will teach you how to use the fishing tools and equipment featured on board. We then sail out of Svolvær, past the Fisherman’s Wife statue, and head out to the fishing banks we know from experience can provide a good catch.

Who is this trip suitable for?
We have made this trip suitable for those who have little or no fishing experience, but who would like to try fishing during the seasonal fishery’s winter conditions. You will receive professional guidance by our crew during the trip, and experience a taste of how Lofotfisket takes place through stories and anecdotes accompanying the activities on board.

Group outings on request all year!

This is included

- Suitable fishing kit
- Safety suit which makes you float, and waterproof work clothes
- Coffee
- Our experienced crew and the four-hour fishing trip

Tips and recommendations

What should you bring and wear?
The weather at sea in Lofoten can change rapidly, which is some of the charm of these isles. Fishermen have over hundreds of years learnt what is suitable clothing at sea, and we recommend the same for our guests.

Recommended clothing:
- Wool underwear, which isolates and breathes
- Fleece, wool sweater or another insulating middle layer.
- Hat, mittens that you are not too precious about getting fish smell on, and good boots


Online booking
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15. February 201908:30-12:30NOK 945,-Book
16. February 201908:30-12:30NOK 945,-Book
17. February 201908:30-12:30NOK 945,-Book
20. February 201908:30-12:30NOK 945,-Book
21. February 201908:30-12:30NOK 945,-Book
22. February 201908:30-12:30NOK 945,-Book
23. February 201913:00-17:00NOK 945,-Book
25. February 201913:00-17:00NOK 945,-Book
27. February 201908:30-12:30NOK 945,-Book
28. February 201908:30-12:30NOK 945,-Book
1. March 201908:30-12:30NOK 945,-Book
2. March 201908:30-12:30NOK 945,-Book
3. March 201908:30-12:30NOK 945,-Book
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6. March 201908:30-12:30NOK 945,-Book
7. March 201908:30-12:30NOK 945,-Book
8. March 201908:30-12:30NOK 945,-Book
9. March 201908:30-12:30NOK 945,-Book
10. March 201908:30-12:30NOK 945,-Book
12. March 201913:00-17:00NOK 945,-Book
13. March 201908:30-12:30NOK 945,-Book
14. March 201908:30-12:30NOK 945,-Book
15. March 201908:30-12:30NOK 945,-Full
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24. March 201908:30-12:30NOK 945,-Book
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27. March 201908:30-12:30NOK 945,-Book
28. March 201908:30-12:30NOK 945,-Book
29. March 201913:00-17:00NOK 945,-Book
30. March 201908:30-12:30NOK 945,-Book
31. March 201908:30-12:30NOK 945,-Book
2. April 201908:30-12:30NOK 945,-Book
3. April 201908:30-12:30NOK 945,-Book
4. April 201908:30-12:30NOK 945,-Book
9. April 201908:30-12:30NOK 945,-Book
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11. April 201908:30-12:30NOK 945,-Book
12. April 201908:30-12:30NOK 945,-Book
13. April 201908:30-12:30NOK 945,-Book
16. April 201908:30-12:30NOK 945,-Book
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18. April 201908:30-12:30NOK 945,-Book
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23. April 201908:30-12:30NOK 945,-Book
24. April 201908:30-12:30NOK 945,-Book
25. April 201908:30-12:30NOK 945,-Book
26. April 201908:30-12:30NOK 945,-Book
27. April 201908:30-12:30NOK 945,-Book
30. April 201908:30-12:30NOK 945,-Book
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Please meet up 15 minutes prior to start-up time.

XXLofoten

J.E. Paulsens Gate 9
8300 Svolvær, Norway


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