Explore the waters around the west side of Kvaloya and fish for cod and halibut. Big coalfish arrive during the summer and good fishing for wolffish, haddock, tusk, ling, redfish, dab, plaice, mackerel and whiting can be found. There are also opportunities to see whales, sea eagles, puffins and seals.
Fishing trips start at Lauklines Kystferie, an excellent accommodation base with high standard self-catering cabins. Lauklines can also arrange transfers from Tromso airport. For further details see:
Explore the Arctic’s boats are the unique Arronet 30SPT, which they were involved in developing. It was designed to create the ultimate boat type for their trips. The boats are 9.4 meters long and 2.8 meters wide and are built with a focus on comfort, safety, and maximum deck/fishing space. The boats have a centre console with seating under a roof for shelter from the weather. On-board, there is a portable toilet.
Boats are equipped with state-of-the-art chart plotter, echo-sounder, radar and VHF from Garmin and have 2 x 150hp Yamaha engines, which means you will quickly reach the best fishing spots. Boats are certified for 6 passengers plus skipper. The skipper has a D5L certificate, safety and first aid course, passenger and crisis management course, health certificate and VHF certificate. Rescue equipment on board includes life raft, life jackets, lifebuoy with light, cast line, rescue ladder, fixed VHF, handheld VHF, EPIRB, AIS-SART, fire extinguisher, fire blanket, first aid equipment and emergency flare kit.
The boats have excellent seafaring qualities and handle the sea well in all kinds of weather. Their unique built-in flotation system ensures the boat’s buoyancy even if it gets filled with water. They are equipped with Minn kota RT Terrova bow mounted trolling motors, which allow maintenance of a steady speed and direction while fishing. This can be especially useful when fishing in areas with strong currents or wind. The spot-lock will hold the boat in place with unparalleled GPS accuracy and gives you the power to stay right on top of any productive fishing spot. Electric trolling motors are environmentally friendly, reduce fuel consumption and noise pollution.
Angling trips include skipper/guide, all fishing tackle and transfer from Lauklines. Flotation suits, fishing equipment boots, socks, hat, gloves, coffee, tea, hot chocolate and pictures from the trip are also included.