SALMON FISHING IN THE RIVERS IN WESTERN NORWAY

Where there is a fjord there is also a river. In western Norway there are many  rivers which is famous for its Salmon Fishing.

 

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The rivers in the fjords are also surrounded by beautiful and wild nature. Here you will kill two birds with one stone, you will have both a great nature- and fishing experience.

Atlantic Salmon Fishing in Western Norway

In Norway, salmon fishing in the rivers has been important to people since the dawn of time. At the end of the 19th century, the salmon rivers also became an important source of secondary income for those who owned the rivers. That was when the English tourists discovered Norway, and the Salmon Lords became a well-known phenomenon. It was people from the English upper classes that travelled to Norway and the fjords to fish for Atlantic Salmons in the rivers.

Elveguiden (The River Guide)

Today, salmon fishing is a cherished hobby for many. And now, most of the rivers in Norway are gathered in a common web portal; Elveguiden.

For the salmon fisher, Elveguiden is a great website and app for buying a fishing license and for reporting the catch. An easy and complete solution with information and overview for the fisher.

In Norway, the salmon fishing season in the rivers usually lasts from 1 June to 31 August.

FJORDS – Accommodation in Western Norway

Great Hotels in the Fjords of Norway
Bath and Spa Hotels in the Fjords of Norway
Fjords Living – Special Accommodation in the Fjords of Norway

FJORDS – Useful Links

Go Fjords – Big and Small Fjord Experiences
Visit Norway – Official page for Norway
Fjord Norway – Official page for Fjord Norway

Elveguiden – Rivers in Norway – Map Overview

Map of rivers in Norway where you can buy Fishing Licenses via Elveguiden