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Part 2 Kevin McKie Hosted Havoysund Norway



Part 2 Kevin McKie Hosted Havoysund Norway

Second part of our very popular Hosted Havoysund North Norway trip is looking much better with regards to the weather. The fishing grounds are now reachable and the anglers are starting to catch lots of Halibut. Kevin McKie is trying to keep us up to date with reports but we have been very busy in the office this week as it’s a peak time for us for anglers travelling a round the world, so sorry for the delay in reports (Especially sorry Albert Lennox)


The weather forecast was meant to be much better over the last few days but as always in northern Norway the weather had over ideas.

At times we where traveling in very big seas sometimes 5 to 6 meters just to get to sheltered marks out of the wind and swell.


Part 2 Kevin McKie Hosted Havoysund Norway

Peter braves the bad weather

The fishing has been very hard with only a few boxes of cod and the odd halibut at best, for a full 8 to 10 hours fishing.

“Drew lands his first Halibut”

There were some very lucky anglers in our party, Owen and Jason both caught there first halibut 117cm and 118cm.


Part 2 Kevin McKie Hosted Havoysund Norway

A perfect Halibut from Havoysund

Drew landed a 70lb halibut his first ever and old Albert Lennox caught one hell of a huge Halibut at at a 100LB and 149cm so a massive well-done Albert especially deciding to catch and release.


Part 2 Kevin McKie Hosted Havoysund Norway

Massive congratulations Drew

Part 2 Kevin McKie Hosted Havoysund Norway

Albert finally gets his prize

Some of the lads have had some very good plaice fishing just out side the harbour most are in the 2lb to 3lb range.

“Brilliant Plaice fishing”

The last two days are forecast 10mph or less so we are planning two very long days and nights, so watch this space!!


Part 2 Kevin McKie Hosted Havoysund Norway

Peter Ketteringham with tonights dinner

Part 2 Kevin McKie Hosted Havoysund Norway

Mike joins in on the Plaice fishing


All the best


Thanks Kevin for keeping us all up dates and we all have our fingers crossed for the weather gods to shine down on you guys. If you would like to put your name down for any of our fully hosted trips then act fast as we currently only have a couple of spaces for all our hosted trips for 2017. Simply Click Here to view all our Hosted trips to Norway

Tight lines

Paul Stevens


  1. Kerry

    The Halibut fishing looks very good. Whats the best month to travel there? Plus can we hire tackle as our little UK boat rods do not look man enough for those Halibut

    1. Paul Stevens Sportquest

      Hi Kerry, yes the Halibut fishing is pretty awesome at Havoysund. The Halibut fishing is very good from mid May to end of August. I prefer August as the weather is more settled but the Cod fishing is not great in August.

      Yes you can hire everything at the camp and all top quality gear

      Hope that helps


  2. Albert Lennox

    As winner of the King of the catch sea category, I would like to take this opportunity to thank Sportquest Holidays and Angling Direct , on behalf of my Nephew Drew Nelson, and myself Albert Lennox, for this trip of very successful fishing, in Havoysund, to beat my last halibut weight of 18LB by over 100LB was amazing, my and to be beaten the next day by my nephew Drew, by 3 cm or 5LB was nice to see the young blood in our family keeping up the fishing success, I had almost 2 blank days of fishing for big cod but it is not over until the fishing is over, and 1 hour before, the end of the final day I caught a large 44LB cod and this was 1LB below my personal best at Soroya of 45LB I would like to thank our Guides, Kevin Mc Kie, Sebastian, and not but least the champion of all guides Ulf Hugen, who was very good in helping my Nephew Drew with all the fishing knowledge of this type of fishing, but mainly having the patience with me ,the one he calls crazy Albert ( in a joke ) this is the 4th time I have fished Norway, 3 different camps and places, with originally with ANGLING DIRECT HOLIDAYS (2 ) and SPORTQUEST HOLIDAYS (2), I would also like to thank the lads that we shared our cabin with ,Peter, Paul, and not forgetting Rob a great bunch, and very good sea anglers ,for to be mainly carp anglers. If there are any sponsors, who would like me to demo, or test their sea fishing tackle you can contact me by email as I am fishing sea and game fishing competitions all year.

    1. Paul Stevens Sportquest

      Hi Albert, glad to hear you had a great time and Havoysund did not let you down. I will try and call you soon but I am off to Norway myself next week so will be in a couple of weeks.

      Speak soon


  3. Albert Lennox

    No problem

  4. Peter kay

    Crazy uncle Albert lol and drew Nelson very happy to have met them and a very memorable weeks fishing with them the best weeks fishing by far thanks to the guides at sportquest Kevin MC lie / Sebastian / alf hugen very organised and professional sea fishing guides will help u in any way so if your thinking of catching a fish ov a lifetime look no further then all the best for the new year to all fellow anglers

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