Dream Fishing in Norway: Shore Halibut

For a long time I’ve had a dream of catching a double figure halibut off the shore. I’ve caught quite a few halibut from boats, but prior to mid February, I’d only caught one small 2lb fish in Iceland while shore fishing. I was due out in central Norway to fish with Ian Peacock, UK […]

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Penn Cup 2010

The Penn Cup was first fished in 2009 in Havoysund, northern Norway, and such was its success in its inaugural year that already it’s become a prestigious annual event. For July 2010 there would be six teams of four anglers, these all associated with the Pure Fishing Company who own the famous Penn brand, with […]

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Arctic Circle Halibut

It’s strange how anglers build an affinity with certain species of fish. Bass, cod, sharks, marlin, tarpon and obviously salmon all come to mind. But there’s another fish that holds anglers spell bound, a fish that pound for pound can match any for sheer power and is one of the most prized catches you can […]

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