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The best Family Fishing Holidays

For many years Sportquest Holidays has been sending happy customers all over the world in search of their dream fishing locations. What we have started to find is that the angler is now, more and more, wanting places to go that are a little more family-friendly. Some fishing locations around the world, you will find the accommodation to be ok […]
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Preparing For Skrei Cod Fishing, Norway

When we enter a new year here at Sportquest we start to get very excited as we know the season for Skrei Cod Fishing, Norway, is coming. Anglers will be heading to Norway’s fishing villages in numbers to target one species in particular and that fish is the Skrei Cod. Now, these Skrei Cod are not like normal cod that […]

Top 13 Hosted Fishing Destinations

Every year our hosted trips become increasingly popular and sell out very quickly. This is due to them being cheaper than travelling as a single angler, the expert advice, the experience of our hosts, and the exclusive destinations we have. Below we have listed our top 13 hosted trips, in no particular order. Crocodile Bay fishing resort – Costa Rica  […]
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How To Prepare For A Beach Fishing Trip

Here we will take you through the ways I would prepare for a beach fishing trip anywhere around the world, from Norway to Namibia. These tips will work in any country you are fishing as the variables to take into account are the same it is just the fish you will be targeting that change. Tides One of the most […]

Why Choose A Hosted Sea Fishing Holiday With Sportquest

For many years now we have been approached by single anglers or even small groups who have always wished to travel to Norway on a big sea fishing adventure targeting the fish they have seen so many times on social media and in the magazines, only to be told that if they travel as a smaller group than 4 then […]
Short Haul Flights

Short-haul flight Fishing Destinations

For many years Sportquest Holidays have searched the world high and low so we can bring you some of the most exciting fishing destinations known to mankind and not always do we have to look far. Some of the best waters can be found by only travelling a few hours by plane. Places such as the might River Ebro in […]

Norway Sea Fishing Tips For A Successful Fishing Holiday

So you have found yourself in the fortunate position where you are considering a sea fishing adventure to northern Norway to tangle with some of the deep-sea fish that Norway is so very famous for, this is when you may come across certain questions or have some Norway sea fishing tips that you may need to consider before parting with […]
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Sea Fishing Clothing for Norway

A very common question I get asked is ‘What sea fishing clothing should I pack?’So we have listed below some information that may help you have a more enjoyable time when fishing out in Norway. The conditions in Norway can change at the drop of a hat so it’s important that you travel well prepared if you don’t and the […]

Braid vs Mono Saltwater Fishing Debate

The age-old debate in fishing still rages on, what fishing line is best, do you go for the stretchy, forgiving properties of monofilament line or do you go for all-out strength against diameter properties of braided lines. Here I will go through the advantages and disadvantages of using both from boat and shore fishing environments. It really is a Braid […]

Catching Halibut On The Float

Sportquest Top Tips on what you will need to Halibut float fish, how to set the float rig up and when to use it. When you think of Halibut fishing in Northern Norway or Iceland your mind is instantly drawn to using shads, pirks and standard dead bait rigs as these are tried and tested methods to target Halibut. One […]
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