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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A Montana Flyfishing Guide in Norway

As my guiding season draws to a close, Brendan a former flyfishing guide in Montana, wanted on his first ever trip to Norway to catch a Norwegian fish on the fly. As simple as that! We set the destination for the picturesque river at Evje on the hunt for the three salmonoids there. The bleka […]

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Two german ladies, fishing and sunshine…..

Life can be rather unfair at times and maybe not deal the best of hands. But when Helga from Sandnes Camping, Mandal rang to me ask whether I could teach two German ladies how to fish, how could I refuse?! They had abandoned their husbands at home due to work and decided to take a […]

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Guiding in Mandalselva – Salmon Fishing

Salmon fishing and guiding in Mandalselva was what Sebastiaan, his brother and father wanted to experience during their first visit to Norway. Coming from the middle of a mildly put flat country, the Netherlands, and mostly fishing for eels (Anguilla anguilla) and pike (Esox lucius), they wanted to experience what many think of when they think […]

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No More Shopping!

No more shopping rather river trout fishing in Norway was what Lance, an experienced flyfisherman from the USA, wanted to experience. He was to sail by cruise ship into Kristiansand, and like very many other men wanted to experience something different. The natural choice for Lance and his brother, Trent, was of course fly fishing […]

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Free Lake and River Trout Fishing in Marnardal

There is free lake and river trout (Salmo trutta) fishing in Marnardal.  There can also be found perch (Perca fluviatilis) upto 1.4kg (3lb) and arctic char (Salvelinus alpinus) in some lakes.  So there is now an excuse to take a trip in the beautiful Norwegian countryside!   For more information, please click here.

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The Sea Trout Just Keep Coming.

The relatively short winter combined with a stabile and warm early spring, really has kept the sea at a good temperature for sea trout.  Here in the South of Norway, we are seeing increasing amounts of larger than average sea trout being caught.  But last sunday, it happened again. Whilst Bo Bergendal and his wife […]

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AnglerPilot fishing sea trout on beautiful Lista

A trip out to beautiful Lista (little Denmark as we call it) with top chef Kenneth Haugeland which resulted in fish. Extremely windy but we found an area with free rising sea trout hitting scuds. The purpose for the trip as well as catching fish, was to learn from Kenneth. As one of Norway’s best […]

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Monster Sea Trout

Well it’s happened again. Sniksfjorden, just a short drive from where I live, has produced yet again another monster sea trout.  Yesterday at 0800 an elated Kim Jarle Haugstad could officially announce a capture of a 18.7lb (9.5kg) Sea Trout (Salmo Trutta) whilst using a lure from the beach. Every year the South of Norway […]

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Arctic Silver 9′ #6 and 9′ #8 Rod Review

PLEASE NOTE: At the time of writing this review (Feb 2014) I had no connection with ArcticSilver at all nor offers from them. In May 2014 I was offered the position of Team Member for ArcticSilver, which I accepted. Just so that there are no misunderstanding. (As of October 2015, I am no longer a […]

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