Cod fishing in the Borgundfjord
Go cod fishing in the Borgundfjord just outside Ålesund, and enjoy the wondrous nature and one of Norway's most beautiful towns from the ocean. All the required fishing equipment can be hired.
Season: 1 January - 15 April
Departures: Saturday and Sunday at 8 am in January, 7 am in February and 6 am in March and April
Duration: Six hours
Prices: NOK 4,800 for exclusive hire of the boat (maximum 12 persons)
Book your fishing trip in the Borgundfjord.
Sea fishing off the Sunnmøre coast
Go sea fishing for a wide range of species on the fishing banks just off the coast of Ålesund. Three-, four-, eight- and 10-hour trips are available. Fishing equipment available for hire.
Season: 28 June - 18 August, also available all year on request
Departures: Tuesday and Thursday at 10 am and 5 pm (three-hour trip). Longer trips must be booked in advance
Prices: Adults from NOK 400, children from NOK 300
Book your sea fishing trip.
Enjoy a fishing trip in the stunning Storfjord area, where transport, boat, lunch, fishing gear and local guide are all included in the price. At the end of your trip you can eat your own catch, prepared by your tour leader.
Season: May - October
Price: NOK 650 per person (maximum four persons)
Duration: Four hours
Book your fjord fishing trip.
Deep-sea fishing around Runde
Deep-sea fishing trip around the bird island of Runde. The trip can be combined with bird-watching. Fishing equipment is available at no extra charge.
Season: May - September
Price: NOK 800 per hour (for up to 11 people) and NOK 2,750 per hour (for up to 36 people)
Book your fishing trip around Runde.
There are also several other companies offering fishing trips and excursionsin the area.
The fjords and the ocean around Ålesund and Sunnmøre are among the best fishing spots in Norway for any saltwater fish, including cod, haddock, salmon, halibut and many more.
The fjords and the ocean are rich in fish year round, but the core season is from January to October.
Where to stay
You can choose from a wide variety of hotels, hostels, campsites, fishermen's cabins ("rorbuer") and other cabins both beside the fjords, along the coast and in Ålesund itself.
Most places by the fjords and along the coast will also let you hire a boat and fishing gear. In many cases, access to a boat is included in the rent.
Price example: Fjord and sea fishing including a boat and accommodation in a cabin from NOK 3,500 per week per person. Read more about where to stay in Ålesund and Sunnmøre.