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Ice Fishing

GuideGunnar's Back to Nature! Ice Fishing tour

Follow GuideGunnar north of his base camp at Ringvassøya island, north of Tromsø, where GuideGunnar will equip you with thermo suit and good boots for a little walk on snow...

We will walk up to a beautiful lake surrounded by mountains in the midst of the Arctic wilderness. You will be given fishing gear, shown how to use it and how you clean your catch.

Try your luck while taking in the landscape around you.
If you catch fish, GuideGunnar will prepare a hot meal from your fish over the fire on the ice.

GuideGunnar's Ice Fishing tours runs Janaury to April

  • Price: NOK 1250 per guest
  • Pick up point: Tromsø Domkirke, Kirkegata. The wooden church in the city centre
  • Start time: 9 am / 09:00
  • Duration: 6 hours
  • Grade: Easy / Medium
  • Number of guests: 1 – 8
  • Minimum age: 12 years


GuideGunnar's Ice Fishing tour includes

  • Pick up from Tromsø Domkirke, Kirkegata. The wooden church in the city centre
  • All equipment: Ice fishing gear, snowshoes and walking sticks
  • Thermo suit* and warm boots* (*adult size only)
  • Hot drinks on the ice
  • Lunch, hopefully a freshly caught fish meal! served by GuideGunnar on the lake
  • GuideGunnar's guide service
  • Return transport to your accommodation in the city

Please note - conditions of tour

  • Minimum age 12 years and older. Of safety concern this tour is limited to guests 12 years and older as temperatures on the lakes can drop to minus -20 degrees Celcius / - 4 degrees Fahrenheit.
  • Only adult size thermo suit and warm boots are included in GuideGunnar's tours. Please note clothing for kids is not included. If younger guests need extra clothing, please rent from Tromsø Outdoor, Sjøgata 14 Tromsø.
  • Sneakers and jeans are not permitted on GuideGunnar's Ice Fishing tours! 

Backpack & Clothing advice

  • For your backpack: Extra fleece / jumper (warm jacket for break), extra socks, extra gloves, bottle of water.
  • What to wear: Underwear (merino wool), wind and water proof jacket and pants, fleece / jumper, gloves (mitten gloves is best!), gaiters, scarves, knit hat covering ears, UV sun glasses.

  • Layering is king! Your first layer of clothing, closest to your body, should be wool.

  • Mitten Gloves are best! Keep yours fingers warm when you take pictures; Finger gloves under, Mittens over.


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