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Hovden i Setesdal

Trout fishing at Hovden

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Trout fishing at Hovden Photo: Anders Martinsen Fotografer
Trout fishing at Hovden Photo: Anders Martinsen Fotografer
Trout fishing at Hovden Photo: Anders Martinsen Fotografer

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Hovden has many attractive fishing spots where you can use worms, spinners or flies as bait. Try your luck in the idyllic mountain lakes near the Sloaros tourist cabin or along the river Otra. Other good fishing spots are Lislevatn, Mjåvatn and Væringsdalen.

There are boats for rent at the Hegni Recreation Area by the lake Hartevatn. All the locations mentioned are known for their tasty mountain trout. Fishing licences for the various areas for sale at the Tourist Information or via SMS (see notice board in the fishing area).

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  • Fishing Fishing
  • Sailing & Boat Activities Sailing & Boat Activities

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  • Activities

    • fishing license
    • river fishing
  • Type of animal

    • trout
  • Boats

    • canoe
    • rowing boat
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Trout fishing at Hovden

Trout fishing at Hovden

Hovden has many attractive fishing spots where you can use worms, spinners or flies as bait. Try your luck in the idyllic mountain lakes near the Sloar...

Trout fishing at Hovden

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Winter in Hovden

Hovden, located 2788 feet above sea level in the Setesdal Valley in Southern Norway, guarantees a long snow season.
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Top attractions in Southern Norway

Enjoy a stroll around Lyngør and Merdø, take a boat trip through Blindleia and visit Lindesnes Lighthouse, Norway’s southernmost point.

What to do in Hovden

Hike one of several summits in the Hovden area, fish for trout in one of the local lakes, or go cross-country skiing on top-class tracks come winter.

Bjåen Fjellstove Mountain Lodge

Bjåen offers a good bed, a warm hearth, and home-baked bread. Many hiking trails await in the mountains nearby. Guests can borrow boats to go fishing.

Tourist Information for Setesdal

There are four local tourist information offices in Setesdal: in Evje, Bygland, Valle and Hovden.

Winter in Setesdal

Thanks to its location and climate, the entire Setesdal Valley enjoys long and stable winters. Hovden is the largest alpine centre in the region.
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