The resorts in Trøndelag are often crowded – in the water, that is. Fishing enthusiasts can rest assured that there is more than enough fish for every visitor.
Conveniently situated in the middle of the country, Trøndelag benefits from a stunning, varied countryside, versatile fishing grounds and a wide range of accommodation options for anglers.
Trøndelag is especially popular for sea fishing. This is no wonder when you consider the huge biodiversity in the fjords and the north Atlantic – this is the place to finally get that dream catch on the hook.
Popular fishing spots off the coast are the numerous islands like Hitra, Frøya, Sula, Leka and Vikna. Among the many fjords, the vast Trondheimfjord and its arms are worth a mention.
Trøndelag is also known for freshwater fishing. There is an abundance of streams, rivers and lakes where you can fish to your heart's content for salmon, trout and char, to mention a few common species.
Most of Norway's common saltwater fish species are represented in Trøndelag. Even the coveted halibut can be found on the coast and in the fjords.
In addition to rich fishing grounds, there are also many other animals to look out for, like whales, seals and birds. Impressive natural sights and experiences are guaranteed not just for anglers but also for hikers, cyclists and divers.
The high season lasts from March to October. Some places are also open for winter fishing.
Browse the map below to plan your fishing holiday in Trøndelag.
Trøndelag is located between Fjord Norway and Northern Norway, which means that you have many travel options to get there.
By car, you can reach Trøndelag from Oslo in a day.
With bus and train there are good connections from the north, south and east.
Hurtigruten's ships stop at Trondheim and Rørvik daily, both northbound and southbound.
The express ferry Kystekspressen connects Trondheim Fosen, Hitra, Frøya and Kristiansund. There is a car ferry between Trondheim and Fosen.
There are direct flights to Trondheim Airport Værnes from London Stansted and other European cities. National flights are offered several times a day from Oslo and other Norwegian airports.
The other nearest airports are located in Namsos and Rørvik.
Keep these rules of thumb in mind whenever you are on or by the water:
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