Boat fishing is not for everyone and with that in mind, we have worked hard to bring you something different. This exclusive shore fishing destination will give you the opportunity to catch one of the many sizeable Halibut which frequent these waters well within casting distance. On top of this, you will be joined by an extremely experienced shore angling guide who will assist you with everything you need.
European fishing has an adventure for everyone. Whether you are looking for sea fishing, lure fishing, fly fishing or coarse fishing Europe has it all. It is home to some of the most breath taking fishing destinations on earth with some of the most incredible species. From the monstrous Marlin that inhabits the warmer waters around the Azores to the majestic Salmon that swim the fast-flowing rivers of Norway, fishing in Europe can offer the travelling angler some spectacular sport.
This spectacular sea fishing destination is exclusive to Sportquest Holidays and includes everything you need for an action-packed weeks fishing. Subject to availability you will receive a full day guided fishing free of charge. On top of this, there is a fully stocked tackle shop on site so you can turn up with no end tackle and be rest assured that you can purchase everything you need for a full weeks fishing at very good prices.
If you are looking for a family fishing holiday then Mefjord is the destination for you. Not only is this an anglers paradise with super-sized specimens coming out of the waters at various times of the year but there are also a huge variety of activities to keep the whole family entertained.
Everybody in the sea fishing world has heard of Sørøya in northern Norway and how it is home to the world record rod and reel caught Cod at 104LB, well we are extremely pleased to be able to offer, you the angler, the chance of fishing for these might Skrei Cod fishing in Sørøya northern Norway.
We are extremely delighted to be able to offer you a hosted fishing trip to Å Norway which is on the stunning Islands of Lofoten. This trip will be hosted by one of our guides and he will be with you every step of the way helping you to get the most out of your sea fishing holiday.
They say the most remote fishing is the best! Well, they are not wrong. Havoysund is the most northerly part of Norway you can reach and is the go to place for and sea anglers. The sea around Havoysund is teeming with Norway’s prime species, put this with an outstanding camp and guides and you have the best fishing in Norway.
Winsnes Lodge on the River Guala is a great destination for any Salmon angler wishing to experience a well run Salmon river. The Gaula River appears in the top five rivers in Norway most years for its regular catch statistic’s and Winsnes Lodge is a very large contributor to these statistics.
Enjoy fishing Sørøya on one of our fully hosted trips each year with no single angler supplements to pay. Big Fish Adventures on Sørøya is exclusive to Sportquest Holidays and each year we book prime weeks targeting the Skrei Cod. Benefit from our hosts knowledge whilst catching some of Norway’s largest Skrei Cod.
The sea fishing in Europe is amazing as these nutrient-rich waters hold some brilliant fish. For the best Cod fishing head to Norway where the enormous Skrei Cod run at the beginning of the year with camps such as Soroya and Mefjord .
In March and April the Skrei Cod flood these waters to breed creating some of the best big cod fishing that you will find anywhere in Norway. These Cod reach astronomical sizes with fish being in excess of 70lb and the chance of a 90lb+ fish being a possibility. These fish are caught by drifting over the shoals and using shads to entice them to smash your rod over and give you a fight from a Cod like would never have experienced before.
Once these Norwegian waters warm up other leviathan like creatures move in and you have the chance of catching a 200lb plus Halibut and a 35lb plus Coalfish along with some massive Plaice. Anglers flock to fishing locations such as Havoysund to catch these monster species. Havoysund is the most northerly part of Norway you can reach and is the go-to place for anglers around the world. The seas around Havoysund are teeming with Norway’s prime species, put this with an outstanding camp and guides and you have the best fishing spots in Norway.
When it comes to Coarse fishing Europe can boast some very good quality angling. For the avid Carp angler looking to hunt a big chunk of a scaley beast, Hungary is the perfect destinations. One of our most popular Carp fishing destinations in Hungary is the Carp Heaven Lake. The 59 acres of water is over 40 years old and packed full of incredible sized Mirrors and Commons. The owners have stocked over 25,000 Carp in this lake from 20lb–40lb and that’s not to mention the original Carp that were present already. The biggest fish landed so far is a massive 64lb and we are sure there are bigger Carp swimming around just waiting for you to present that perfect cast in the right place.
The lure fishing that Europe has to offer is also extremely good with countries such as Sweden holding vast amounts of very large Pike, Perch and of course Zander which we find hard to catch over here in the UK. One of our most popular destinations in Sweden is Lake Sibbo. Lake Sibbo has been known for its predator fishing for centuries, firstly for its Pike and Perch and more recently for its potential record sized Zander. Sibbo is connected to the Baltic Sea allows these colossal predators to migrate out into the Baltic and gorge themselves on the huge herring shoals that inhabit these waters. Sibbo is an all-round predator anglers dream with the chance of taking personal bests of all species on both lure and fly.
Fly fishing in Europe can be phenomenal with some of the famous rivers in Norway and Iceland all holding some extremely beautiful fish. These rivers, along with the still waters that surround them, are visited every year by anglers heading out to catch the majestic Salmon, hard fighting Trout or the pretty little Arctic Char.
One type of fishing that you may not think of when thinking of fishing in Europe is big game fishing but the big game fishing in Europe can prove to be very good. Destinations such as Madeira and the Azores give anglers the chance to battle with that magical Marlin over the 1000lb mark. You can also catch big Tuna, Dorado and many other big game species.