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Sea fishing

Sea fishing in Finnmark

Sea fishing has been on the rise in recent years, and for a good reason. The area offers excellent setting for all forms of fishing. In the light nights of midsummer you might successfully fish sea trout from a cliff, or go after halibut. In a boat you have good chances for a big catch. The Arctic sea really lives up to its reputation; you never know what lurks in the other end of the line. You can fish from shore and from a boat.

Seatrout fishing in Finnmark

The most common species for sea fishing are:

  • Sea trout
  • Char
  • Halibut
  • Cod
  • Pollock
  • King crab
  • Catfish


You can acquire guide services through us, take part in a king crab safari, or go jig fishing for instance for halibut to the fjords near by with your friends. Contact Pentti and ask for further information about various opportunities and services.

We absolutely recommend trying sea fishing. It gives a good variation to salmon fishing, and offers memorable views and experiences. In the fjords near by it is easy to quiet down, lower the jig for cod to the bottom of the Arctic Sea and…

Good to know


  • Tidal fluctuation is strong, be careful.
  • Currents may be surprising as well as strong.
  • It would be good to wash the equipment with fresh water after sea fishing.
  • Best time for fishing from shore is usually during high tide.
  • You can check the tides from here.
  • Foreigners can only fish in the sea with rod equipment and hand line.
  • Check minimum size for sea fish here.
  • More information about fishing in Norway’s water areas here.
  • For sea fishing in Norway no permits are needed.
  • Sea fishing is a year round recreation.


 Sea fishing in Finnmark