71° North! Halibut Heaven!
Worldsbestfishingtrips.com presents this absolute top location in northern Norway. This is the absolute mecca for Norway lovers in the middle of the fishing area with short sailings to the best fishing spots! Tufjord is located on the island of Rolvsøya right next to the island of Havøysund. The big advantage is that you don't have to sail long distances here every day, but that you can fish right in the middle of one of the best fishing areas of Northern Norway.
The region is known for the large amount of fish, especially halibut. There are many platforms here which, in combination with the large tidal differences, provide ideal conditions for halibut. Every year, several halibut over 2 meters are caught here. But coalfish, wolffish and cod are also particularly well represented here. Certainly also because the island is surrounded by plateaus that are ideal for halibut but further off the coast there are perfect drop offs where the cod and coalfish like to stay in large shoals. For those who love large schools of plaice it is also worthwhile to visit Trollvika bay with its sandy bottom and actively chase these magnificent fish.
From the base in Tufjord it is also possible to sail west to the Tubaen plateau. This plateau rises from the depths out of nowhere and acts as a magnet for fish. Here you can go if the weather is good. Of course there is also the Trollsund. This narrow passage separates the island of Rolvsoya from Ingsoya and is from 6 to 40 meters deep. Many halibut are caught here. Especially during the big differences between low and high tide it is full of crabs, sand eel, small coalfish and much more bait. A group of three men caught 30 halibut here in three days.
In the northern part of Ingsoya, on the small island of Fruholmen, is the northernmost lighthouse in Europe. For those who have fished in this location know that you will never forget this place and its overwhelming nature. It is also very well possible to descend south and fish around Skipsholmen and Austergrunnen. These locations are difficult to reach from Havoysund and therefore are almost exclusively fished by the guests staying in Tufjord. But also north of Havoysund the Akkarfjord and the Kjerkenesgrunnen are waiting for you. All in all, this is the dreamed fishing area where the sailing times are short because you are in the middle of the best fishing spots.
No hustle with a lot of other anglers but beautiful apartments with views over the fjord, good boats and the very best fishing! And that for reasonable costs compared to other top locations in northern Norway.
This location is located in the west of the island of Rolvsoya in the fishing village of Tufjord. The two houses Balder Bua and Anna Mathea Bua are directly next to each other in the harbour built on poles so you literally sleep above the sea. The houses are surrounded by a spacious terrace and offer a phenomenal view over the fjord. On the terrace there is also a hot tub that can make your stay even more pleasant.
Behind these two houses is the nice Villa Aurora which, like the Balder and Anna Mathea Bua, can accommodate up to 6 people. There are also two houses directly on the waterfront built in 2017. The houses are Glod and Havet and are suitable for 4 persons each. This means that all residences are within a short walking distance of the fishing boats. All accommodations have Wi-Fi and TV. There is also a sheltered filleting place with running water. Each accommodation has its own freezer for freezing the fish.
The houses Balder Bua and Matthea Bua are both 50 m2 and suitable for up to 6 persons with 3 bedrooms. One bedroom has a bunk bed with at the bottom a 1.2 metre wide bed and the other two bedrooms each have 3 beds. Balder Bua has 1 bunk bed and Ane Mathea Bua has 2 bunk beds. The living room has a cosy dining area and the kitchen is fully equipped with dishwasher, refrigerator, 3 burner stove with oven, kettle and coffee maker. There are two showers available with underfloor heating and there are two freezers in the adjustment room.
The house Villa Aurora is 80 m2 and has 2 levels, fully equipped kitchen, living room with wood stove and 3 bedrooms. On the ground floor you have an entrance, 1 bedroom and bathroom with shower toilet. On the first floor is the living room, kitchen and 2 bedrooms. In total there are 3 bunk beds and can accommodate up to 9 people. However, we recommend a maximum of 7.
The houses Glod and Havet have two bedrooms with 2 beds each, a living room with dining area and TV, a shower toilet unit, a fully equipped kitchen and a storage room with freezer and the house is fully equipped with underfloor heating. Bed linen, towels, water and electricity are included in the price.
At this location we have 6 spacious 20 feet (4 x) and 21 feet (2 x) aluminium fishing boats with 75 HP 4 stroke engines. The boats are perfect for this location and offer good sailing characteristics. They are suitable for up to 4 people. There are 10 rod holders on the boat and the fuel tank can hold up to 73 litres.
The gasoline for the boats is available on the island from the location itself and can be paid by credit card or cash.
There is also a shop on the island where groceries can be done.
On the spot you can rent rods with reels. The rods for rent here are Beastmaster CX Boat 30-50 lbs in combination with a Shimano TLD 20 reel. There are also fish overalls for rent. The costs for this are 65 euros each per week. It is also possible to rent a fishing guide and it costs 70 euros per hour with a minimum of 4 hours. On the island is a small supermarket which is open 7 days a week. The opening hours are: Monday 11-18, Tuesday 11-18, Wednesday 11-19, Thursday 11-20, Friday 11-19, Saturday 11-14 and Sunday 18-21.30 hrs.
To get to the island it is best to take the ferry from Havoysund to Gunnarnes. The best crossing time is on Friday evening. It is recommended to book the ferry crossing in advance as there are a limited number of boats available and we are of course happy to assist you.
The cost of the ferry is about 15 euros per person and 50 euros per car (max 6 meters) for a return trip. However, you can also cross to the island from Hammerfest and from Alta. We will gladly arrange this with you personally. Please note: there is no ferry on Saturdays!
House # persons price
Fishing boat 20 feet, 75 HP, GPS, Fishfinder 1125
Fishing boat 21 feet, 75 HP, GPS, Fishfinder 1275
Mandatory final cleaning is 245,- euro per house
There is also a possibility to rent a car from the airport of Alta. This is a Saab 9-5 station wagon. For an amount of 550 euros you can use it for a whole week excluding fuel. And it is also possible to arrange a return transfer for 4 people for an amount of NOK 5000 (about 550 euros) which can be paid directly on the spot. Would you like to go to this top location next year? Then contact us quickly.