Flyfishing for pollack – a how to guide for a guaranteed catch

Fly fishing for pollack in the Norwegian archipelago comes far behind sea run brown trout, unfortunately. For me they’re a hidden treasure, often found in far greater numbers than other fish and the medium to large fish give a very impressive fight. For example all of the 6.6lb+ (3kg+) fish I have caught, have almost […]

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Sea Fishing in Mandal’s Archipelago

Most know that sea fishing in Mandal’s Archipelago is very good.  A vast array of species from sea trout to mackerel to cod to wolffish, to name but a few.  It was exactly this that an english/russian family from Moscow wanted to experience.  Now I love all types of guiding, but the real joy of […]

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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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Rugged and Dramatic Skjernøya.

Rugged and dramatic Skjernøy or if you’re going to try and say it in english; Sharenoi. Norway’s most southerly inhabited island and if you ask me, one of the best sea trout spots in the whole of Southern Norway. Not only that, but such a beautifully natural place shaped by the Nordic elements. When people […]

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Beautiful Furulunden

Furulunden is Mandal’s beautiful forest set right on the coast.  With it’s population of relatively tame deer, sandy beaches and sea teaming with fish, it’s a perfect area for fisherman and families.  I’ve spent many hours fishing these beaches and rocky outcrops alone, and with family and friends.  With it’s nature and multiple fishing opportunities, […]

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