The European sea bass (Dicentrarchus labrax) is often looked upon as one of the most prized game fish along our coast. They're an aggressive fish that can often been seen at the water's surface attacking baitfish in a feeding frenzy. When they bite, they take our lure/fly with conviction and then run for freedom often taking many metres of line with them. Their meat is quite a delicacy and makes for a delicious meal.
With us we will show the equipment we use to tame these explosive creatures, the techniques and what features one should look for to find them. After many years of fishing for them along the Southern Norwegian coast, we know where they live, but getting them to bite isn't always easy. But when one takes our lure, the waiting is suddenly forgotten!
We offer both half (4 hrs) and full day (8 hrs) sea bass fishing adventures. Under is an example of the full day fishing experience which we naturally tailor to each customer and their specific goals.
Depending on whether the goal is to fish from the shore or boat we tailor the different aspects to your request. Then included in the package is the use of the boat with a qualified and insured captain (if applicable), fishing equipment, foods and drinks, and pictures taken.
The Sea Bass Fishing Experience - Full Day (8hrs)
We meet at our starting point with warm greetings, discuss the days goals, the plan for the day and a quick safety talk.
On with lifevests (PFDs) and we board the boat. We drive from the dock and the adventure begins!
We reach our first fishing spot and the hunt for lunch starts.
We stop at an island in the Norwegian archipelago for freshly made warm drinks and a snack.
We find an island and it's time for a freshly made warm lunch with your catch of the day.
Satisfied and rested we fish the remainder of our time together.
Our time together has come unfortunately to an end and we arrive back at the dock.
Payment for the trip happens now and after a quick summary of our day, we say our goodbyes and hope to meet again.
How long does the trip last?
It can be tailored to your desire but as a rule; 4 - 8 hours.
What's included in the price?
Transport to/from accommodation if needed (enquire before reservation)
Fishing equipment hire if needed
Personal safety equipment
Any pictures/videos taken
Snack + fresh drinks (4hr trip) or freshly made lunch often from your catch + fresh drinks (6/8hr trip)
What do I/we need to bring?
Outdoor clothes suiting the weather on that day, a bottle of water and a big smile :o)
I get seasick, is this trip for me?
We do our upmost to make the trip as comfortable for people as possible and very rarely do people get seasick with us. We always strive to find calm water and pay special attention to those prone to getting seasick. We are always solution orientated!
What skill levels do you take?
Because of having fished and guided at a very high level internationally, we can accommodate all skills levels. From total beginner to expert.
What age group are these activities for?
All ages are welcome and we can tailor the day to all. We do however require an adult to accompany children.
Where do we meet our guide?
After booking, we will contact you to discuss and agree upon a meeting point.
Is this activity for non-swimmers?
Non-swimmers are more than welcome and we will always ask before our time together whether there are any non-swimmers. We provide safety equipment, have water rescue training and will give non-swimmers more overwatch.
Can we take our pets?
We love animals and well-behaved pets are welcome. It is expected that the owners have control over them at all times and provide any safety equipment needed for the pet/s.
We have health issues/disabilities, will that be a problem?
Ryan is an experienced practicing paramedic and Jason a qualified wilderness first aid trained. We can accommodate for almost any situation, so please contact us for any special needs.
Do you combine customers that don't know each other?
No. Our goal is that you will have the best experience possible. Because of this we do not combine people that do not know each in case a clash of personalities.