A fishing guide to the European sea bass of Norway

When you think of sea fishing in Norway, the European sea bass isn’t the first thing that comes to mind. Cod, pollack, halibut or perhaps sea trout, but sea bass? Well now it’s time to start to thinking differently. This year as some of the past five years has yielded impressive numbers of fish and […]

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NDR films AnglerPilot in Southern Norway

Early 2014 I received a surprise phone call. The voice in the other end claimed to be from German national TV channel NDR (Nord-Deutsche Rundfunk) and wanted to visit me with his film team that summer to make a short TV program. Surprised and a little unbelieving, I said yes. It proved to be true […]

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My favorite AnglerPilot guiding pictures from 2015

Norway is a dramatically spectacular country with such fantastic nature. Capturing it with a camera is not always an easy feat, but some of the pictures manage it. Taking pictures for my customers is part of my guiding service, but also when I’m out and about privately, I’m always capturing moments. The pictures under are […]

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Lets learn from the Danes – A Salmon Fishing Field Trip to Denmark

We’d been told Danish salmon rivers were excellent, maybe even better than their Norwegian counterparts in a lot of ways. Surely not? Well we were going to find out for ourselves! Much like the Norwegian rivers, the Danish rivers were near empty of atlantic salmon in the latter part of the last century. It wasn’t […]

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Coastal Sea Trout Fishing in Southern Norway?

When one mentions fishing in Norway, what type of fishing springs to mind? I bet it’s salmon fishing in one of Norway’s beautiful rivers or perhaps deep-sea fishing for Atlantic cod? Does sea trout fishing along the coast pop into your mind? No? Well it should!   The four seasons each with there own magic. […]

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Southern Norway’s Autumn Sea Trout

Are you a ’fine weather’ fisher, and go into hibernation when the leaves change colour? Or are the ’face it all’ year-round fisher? If you are the former, read on and see what you are missing out on. If you are the latter, you will probably be able to relate to what I describe below. […]

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Fly Fishing Course for Beginners in Stavanger

If there is one thing I really enjoy, and that’s being able to share the vast amount of flyfishing knowledge one accumulates after being a fanatical flyfisherman for the past 20 years. So when Espen from Fiskeboden in Stavanger invited me up to hold a flyfishing course for beginners, I was glad to help. If you haven’t […]

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My Mandalselva Salmon Fishing Season 2014

The 2014 Mandalselva Salmon Fishing Season has passed and has had both many high points as well low points. The season started, as always, on the 1st of June but promisingly. There were quite a few fish both caught and observed in zones 1 and 2, but then came what would be a blessing for […]

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NDR – Nord Deutsche Rundfunk film from Mandalselva

The first of two short films produced by NDR (North German National TV) about salmon fishing in Mandalselva. This one features German fly fishing instructor Uwe Calin. Program two coming this winter will be a personal profile about AnglerPilot, or me!

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Fishing – a natural summer camp activity

Last friday, I was kindly invited up to Camp Nova summer camp to have a day of fishing and fly fishing instruction with the young participants.  Camp Nova is a summer camp that takes you on an adventure with exciting activities in the Norwegian countryside.  A perfect summer get-away for 10-14 years olds run by […]

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