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Fly fishing in Hemsila river, Hemsedal in Norway
Fly fishing in Hemsedal.
Photo: Björnhult Media / Destination Hemsedal

Fly fishing in Hemsedal

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Trout fishing made easy

Whether you are already hooked on fly fishing or planning to cast your first nymph in the river, Hemsedal in Eastern Norway is a worthy destination.

Getting to Hemsedal

The mountainous area of Hemsedal is located halfway between Oslo and Bergen, and only one hour from the Sognefjord.

  • Hemsedal fishing road

    By road

    The Eldorado of fly fishing is about 200 kilometres (about three hours) from Oslo, 290 kilometres (about four hours) from Larvik and 268 kilometres from Bergen.

  • Hemsedal fishing train

    By train

    Go by train from Bergen and Oslo to Gol and take a bus or taxi to Hemsedal from there. 

  • Hemsedal fishing plane

    By plane

    If you arrive by air, Oslo Airport is the nearest large airport. There are direct transfer buses from Oslo Airport to Hemsedal, but it must be booked in advance.

Safety on your fishing holiday in Norway

Safety tips to leave you high and dry

Keep these rules of thumb in mind whenever you are on or by the water.
Find more information on our page about water safety.

  1. Think safety at all times. Planning reduces risk and gives you more worry-free fun.
  2. Bring the necessary equipment. It should be in good condition and easily accessible.
  3. Respect the sea and the weather. Only cast off when it is safe.
  4. Follow the rules of the sea, and make sure you know what they are.
  5. Wear life jackets or other flotation devices.
  6. Make sure you are rested and sober. Do not drive a boat while under the influence of alcohol or drugs.
  7. Be considerate, and remember that safety, the environment, and the well-being of everybody is a common responsibility.

Hemsedal also offers …

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