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Fishing equipment

The fishing in Norway offers excellent opportunities to catch at least 20 exciting fish species. Not only the target fish determines what kind of fishing gear to use but, of course, also the fishing technique, current/drift and the fishing depth.
Some basic equipment we recommend:

• boat fishing rod 210 to 240 cm, 20-30 lbs, with a medium strong reel with at least 350 meters approximately 0.20 mm braided line.

• boat fishing rod 210 to 240 cm, 30-50 lbs, with a strong reel with at least 500 meters approximately 0.20 mm braided line.

• spin fishing rod about 260 to 280 cm, 60 to 100 grams, with light reel with at least 200 meters approximately 0.15 mm braided line.

 

If you want to try fishing for trout, salmon or shore fishing other equipment might be needed. Contact us if you need more information!
Some stuff that should not miss in your tackle box:

  • giant jigghead deadbait 250-350 grams
  • a range or pirks, including of the Norwegian classic "Sølvkroken"
  • soft plastic lures and shads (like Storm, Cutbait, etc) in various sizes/colors
  • mackerel rigs (also to catch bait fishes)
  • redfish rigs (long leaders with large and sharp hooks!)
  • simple hook systems/rigs for fishing with baits (for ling with the option to attach small glowlights, maybe)
  • small pirks and soft plastic lures, e.g. Kopyto, with 30 to 60 grams jigheads
  • 1 or 2 rigs for flatfish
  • 1 or 2 rigs for herring
  • weights 150 to 350 grams (or even more for deep sea fishing)
  • monofilament leads about 1 mm strong, 200 to 300 cm long
  • crosslocks/swivels 40 kg + (only top quality!)
  • snap rings in spare (only top quality!)
  • hooks in spare (only top quality!)