Ice Fishing & Snowshoeing

GuideGunnar's ice fishing season runs from February to April every winter, once it gets a little warmer and much lighter in Arctic Norway.

Ice Fishing, catch of a trout

Follow GuideGunnar to the island Ringvassøya, where he will equip you with a thermo suit and good boots for a little walk in the snow. You will walk up to a beautiful lake in the midst of the Arctic wilderness. You will receive fishing gear, learn how to use it, and find out how to clean your catch. Try your luck while you take in the gorgeous landscape around you. GuideGunnar will prepare a hot meal on the frozen lake while you are out on the ice.

  • Price per guest: NOK 1,450
  • Pick-up point: Magic Ice Bar, street address Kaigata 4 (near the harbor terminal); Google View location >>
  • Departure time: 09.00
  • Duration: 5 - 8 hours, incl. transport and lunch
  • The duration depends on how long you want to be out in the cold, the weather, how many fish you catch, and how much you enjoy simply being out in the lovely wilderness.
  • Number of guests: 4 - 8 (please book individually, since 2+2 = 4)
  • Level of difficult: medium / easy

GuideGunnar's Ice Fishing Tour Includes

  • Pick-up from Magic Ice Bar
  • All the equipment adults need: ice fishing gear, snowshoes and walking sticks, thermo suits, and warm boots
  • Hot drinks on the ice
  • Lunch - hopefully a freshly caught fish served on the frozen lake! (A reserve meal will always be at hand.)
  • GuideGunnar's guide service
  • Return transport to your accommodations in the city

Please Note - Conditions of the Tour

  • Minimum age: 10 years
  • Due to safety concerns, this tour is limited to guests aged 10 and older, as temperatures on the lakes can drop to minus -20 degrees Celcius / -4 degrees Fahrenheit.
  • Important: This tour is available for families that love the outdoors and are familiar with nature and the cold. Kids' clothing is not included!
  • Only adult-size thermo suits (XS and larger) and warm boots (EU size 36 and larger) are included in GuideGunnar's tours.
  • Sneakers and jeans are not permitted on GuideGunnar's Ice Fishing Tours!

Big Ice Fishing catch with eleven trouts

Backpack & Clothing Advice

  • For your backpack: Pack an extra fleece or jumper / sweater, extra socks, extra gloves, and a bottle of water. Remember a warm jacket for the break!
  • What to wear: long underwear (merino wool), wind- and waterproof jacket and pants, fleece or jumper / sweater, gloves (mitten gloves are best), gaiters, scarves, a knit hat covering your ears, and UV sunglasses
  • Layering is king! Your first layer of clothing, closest to your body, should be wool.
  • Mitten gloves are best! They keep your fingers warm when you take pictures, so wear finger gloves under and mittens on top.

 

Insurance, Responsibility, and Cancellations

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Appropriate Clothing and Gear in Northern Norway

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