Sea Angling

Welcome to the fjords of Iceland, where we offer unique opportunities for a rewarding and accessible deep sea angling. Our concept is based on a comprehensive solution with smooth transportation, comfortable accommodations and exciting fishing activities - you choose the destination and time, we arrange what you need for an experience beyond the ordinary! 

The west part of  Iceland is one of the last wildernesses in civilized Europe. The small villages of the coast have a great coastal fishing with incredible amounts of cod, haddock and catfish. There are also good opportunities to catch saithe, halibut and flatfish. Check the Gallery for more pictures. We use large and secure boats that allow you to go out a bit from the coast.

Deep sea fishing trips are a great way for you and your family or friends to spend a day together that you will never forget. On vacation with your family and not sure what you should do the whole time? Deep sea fishing trips are a great way for you and your family or friends to spend a day together that you will never forget :)

In addition to fishing, the nature in the northern part of Iceland offers experiences that are difficult to obtain in other places on earth. You will see lots of whales, and with luck even the ocean giant - the great blue whale measuring up to 40 meters in length! Seabirds of various species will be around your boat and you will be able to see e.g. atlantic puffin and nordic storm bird.

About the fishing resorts

Sudureyri:

Sudureyri is a small village 23km away from Ísafjördur, the biggest town in the West fjords. Sudureyri is an ideal destination for everybody travelling in the area. You will find all important services in town. Sudureyri is a fine example of an Icelandic fishing village and very close to one of the best angling sites in the north Atlantic. Throughout the ages, the locals have brought catch from the sea and prevailed with elegance through the difficulties of the fishing industry.

Flateyri:

Flateyri is located only 20 minutes from Isafjördur and Sudureyri. The town is quite self-contained and all major services are to be found there. It has its own tranquil way of life. Flateyri is a lovely place in the calm of the evening when boats slumber by the harbour and the fjord beyond it sports an upside down image of Þorfinnur mountain. In the shadow of the mountain, the hearts of fish and men beat in time with the tide.

The Houses:

12 new summerhouses and 12 newly renovated older houses for 4 to 6 people. The houses are equipped with all utilities, furniture and fully equipped kitchen.

The Boats:

Icelandic made Segla boats, which are tailormade for sea angling in the waters aroundIceland. The boats are 7.80 meter long and 2.85 meter wide with 130 horse power turbo diesel  engine (in the boat).

On Board: GPS plotter, Eco-load, Radio to coast-guard, GPS security signal, life-vests, life-boat, extra tank for fuel, pole holder.

 

Prices for 2014

Land arrangement without international flights.

 

Standard 9 day package.

Arrival date is Tuesday and departure day is Thursday the following week.

 

Included in price :

 

Return domestic airport transfers.

Domestic flights.

Accommodation for nine nights.

Fishing boat during stay including boat insurance.

Domestic transfer of all luggage.

All taxes.

 

High Season  (20.05. – 01.07.2014)                

 

2 sharing 3 sharing 4 sharing 5 sharing 6 sharing

€ 1.700,- € 1333,- € 1.150,- € 1040,- € 966,-

 

Shoulder Season (06. 05. – 13.05. and 08.07. – 19.08.2014)

 

€ 1.310,- € 1.070,- € 952,- € 885,- € 835,-

 

Low season (22.04. – 29.04 and 26.08. – 09.09.2014)

€ 1.225,- € 925,- € 826,- € 766,- € 726,-

 

 

Availeble to take home:

20kg de lux frozen fish fillets in thermo bag for  € 150,-

 

 

Itinerary 

Length of stay: 9 days. Group size: 2-50 persons
Arrival in Iceland on Tuesday. Stay in the Westfjords for fishing Wednesday to Wednesday. Departure from Iceland on Thursday. Our guests can take with them 20kg of fish back home. The fish is deep-frozen and packed in a local fish factory. Each fish pack is handed out in thermo bags for safer transfer.

ARRIVAL DAYTUESDAY
Flight from selected airport to Iceland. Arrival in Keflavík airport - transfer to your hotel in Hafnarfjordur (20 min from Reykjavík). Depending on arrival time: optional day excursions to Blue Lagoon, Reykjavík, whale watching or other.

DAY 1: DOMESTIC FLIGHT TO THE WESTFJORDS
Breakfast in the hotel and transfer to the domestic airport. Flight to the Westfjords, approximately 45 min. Arrival in Isafjordur and transfer to Flateyri where you will be greeted by the fishing guide. He will show you the boat and the house - and the best spots to fish. Our fishing guides and our service staff is available for you during the whole stay.

DAY 1-8: FLATEYRI BIG FISHING
Flateyri is a nice little Village by the fjord "Onundafjordur". In the village there is a small shop, a swimming pool, a pub and a harbor. Here you can enjoy fishing at whatever time you like. The Icelandic summer nights are very short and the daylight stretches long into the night during this time of year due to the northerly location.

DAY 8: DOMESTIC FLIGHT BACK TO REYKJAVÍK
Transfer from Flateyri to Isafjordur domestic airport and flight back to Reykjavík in the morning. When arriving in Reykjavík our staff will meet you and take you back to the hotel in Hafnarfjordur.

DAY 9: DEPARTURE DAY
Breakfast in the hotel and transfer to Keflavik international airport for your flight back home.

Flights

Iceland can be reached by flight from each of the larger cities in Europe as well as several cities in the US, such as New York, Boston and Washington DC.

Iceland’s international airport is located in Keflavík, which is a half an hour drive from Reykjavík.

There are two airlines that offer a scheduled flights to Iceland.

Icelandair, www.icelandair.is

Wow Air, www.wow.is

 

Clothing: In spite of the relatively mild climate, you should bring warm clothing and, most importantly, quality rainwear and a windcheater. Please check out the average temperature table here below. Chest waders and wading shoes. Nicer clothes to wear for dinner.

Tackle disinfection: Iceland has always been free of diseases like UDN and Gyrodactylus salaris and we intend to keep it that way. There is a strict policy of visiting anglers having their tackle sterilized before coming to Iceland. This should be done in a 2% formaldehyde solution for 10 minutes and performed by a veterinary surgeon. (Tackle sterilized in Virkon S is also acceptable.) A signed inventory of what has been sterilized should be provided by the vet for presentation to the customs officers at Keflavik airport. The most important items to be treated are: rods, reel/line, waders and flies.

The process can be carried out by staff at Keflavik airport. The office is located at the far side of the baggage reclaim hall, downstairs in the airport. Just notify one of the personnel in the area that you need your tackle disinfected and they will have a member of the staff come and complete the process. The price for one fishing set is 3.500 ISK


Documentation & Visas

Citizens from the European Economic Area (comprising the EU, Switzerland and Liechtenstein), US and Canada need only a passport valid for at least three months after the planned date of arrival to enter Iceland for up to three months.

Currency: Icelandic Krona. Visa and Eurocard/Mastercard credit cards and Maestro and Visa Electron are accepted widely.

Language: Icelandic, but Icelanders speak English as well.

Electricity: Most facilities operate on 220-wolt, 50-cycle system. A Converter will be necessary for any electrical items that require a 110-volt, 60-cycle system.

Duty-free: Allowed on arrival one of the following choices:

1 lither of alcohol and 1 lither of wine.

1 lither of alcohol and 6 lither of beer.

1 lither of wine and 6 lither of beer.

One carton of cigarettes can be brought in to the country per person

 

Having arrived in Iceland, it is possible to rent a car and drive to the waters by yourself, but we strongly recommend travelling in cars with 4x4.

Fish Partner offers wide range of 4x4 cars that are very well equipped to be driven on the sometimes rough Icelandic roads.

For those who don't like to drive can arrange a private Helicopter.

 

 

 

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