We offer private fishing trips to explore the beautiful nature surrounding small town Ålesund. The experience is equally charming for locals as for travelers.
Small town Ålesund is spectacularly located on small islands, where the fjords and mountains meet the ocean. The coastal city with a population of 50 000, is the largest between Trondheim and Bergen and one of Norway’s most significant export ports.
With direct access to the fjords and open sea the fishing opportunities in small town Ålesund is littarary located in the middle of town centre. We will make sure to show you all the best fishing spots.
We will provide fishing gear and our captain is your perfect local guide. It's good to know that you can move around the entire boat when fishing which makes the boat perfect for sightseeing and fishing trips, On request we offer drinks and light meals onboard. When it's cold outside we can ensure you that it's nice and warm inside the boat.
Do not miss the famous fishing that attracts enthusiasts from all over the world. The myth says that one could walk dry several kilometers over the fjord at the peak of the season. This traditional fishing has taken place for many generations and has had a major impact on the development of Ålesund as a city. Every spring for hundreds of years, Borgundfjord fishing has been a spectacular fishing that has taken place in small town Ålesund.
The fishery usually takes place from February to April. During this period, cod together with herring comes in large quantities into coast to spawn. The coastal cod is protected for professional fishery but leisure fishermen enjoy the unique fishing in Borgundfjorden.
CATCH OF THE DAY
Apotekergata 5, which today houses Restaurant MAKI and Hotel Brosundet, was originally a warehouse that processed the catch of the day from the fishermen. We are proud of our heritage and today you can enjoy the catch of the day in our seafood restaurant, Restaurant MAKI. As in earlier times, we have the same focus on quality produce. We are proud of our heritage and even today you can deliver your own catch from the fishing trip to Restaurant MAKI at Hotel Brosundet. With its casual atmosphere and creative cuisine, this is one of Norway's most renowned seafood restaurants. After an exciting day at the sea, enjoy a delicious dinner overlooking Brosundet. Your catch of the day will be included in one of the dishes served at your table the same night.
Fishing is an exciting experience for friends and the whole family. Go fishing, you can use the activity as a fun transfer between our hotels.