Lofoten Fishing from Svolvær
Join in on the Legendary Lofoten Fishery! Along the way you will experience the Lofoten archipelago with steep mountains, islets and sheaves.
This fishing adventure takes place every year in the period February to April, and is a huge happening in Lofoten! Thousands of people come to Lofoten during this period to experience this amazing adventure!
Every winter lots of Norwegian Arctic cod called Skrei, swim down from the Barents Sea to Lofoten to spawn. The Lofoten fishery has been the basis of existence for the people here, for at least five thousand years. This codfish called Skrei, is the fish that our ancestors the wild Vikings used to make stockfish. Today Lofotfishery in one of the largest and most famous cod fishery in the world!
When we are out on the Lofoten Sea we will try the fish luck. Our chances of catching fish are very good! You will get a good guidence of the crew, both in terms of fishing, fishing gear and safety procedures.
If you want to take your catch with you, back home, you are of course welcome to do that! We can fillet your catch together out at sea. You can prepare your fish to a delicious dinner!
- Meeting point: Go2Lofoten main office in Svolvær, Sjømannsgata 5, see map HERE. Meet 10 min before departure
- Included: Guide, fishing gear, floating-/ warmsuit and rainwear, hot drinks and biscuits
- Wear: Dress according to the weather. Wear warm clothes and shoes, gloves and hat. It can get cold on the sea
Enjoy the Legendary Lofoten Fishery!