Meet at airport
1000hrs and check in, Wow
air flight 1200hrs arrive Keflavik 1410hrs this
year 2018 we flew with Icelandair and had
additional baggage allowance of 2 x 23kg each
plus cabin 10kg.
loaded on truck for transport
by road to fish camp at Sudureyri (too heavy for
On most trips there is time to
kill waiting for anglers from other countries to
land so we transport on one coach to domestic
airport, average couple of hours.
domestic airport for flight
to Isafjordur Airport.
: Worse case scenario if wind speeds
are too high for the internal flight to take off
then a coach trip is laid on and takes approx
7hrs to drive to collect the cars. From that
point approx. 20 mins to the camp.
20 minute drive to Sudureyri
escorted by camp boss Robert, stop off en route
at local supermarket for provisions.
: I person in each team of 4 will
need to be nominated as the driver and a credit
card will be required to register the car so one
member of your team will require a card.
arrival at fish camp
En route to the camp there is a
supermarket stop to purchase your groceries, you
can either buy as an individual or you can do a
shopping list and buy as a group probably most
usually around midnight
subject to road conditions and traffic.
Notes: Fishing in Iceland is like other
destinations it is weather controlled, too rough
you don't go offshore. Both the Fjords at
Sudureyri and Flateyri offer good cover on most
occasions and there is general fishing
opportunities for Cod, Flatties, Halibut,
Seawolf and Coalies so you should be able to
fish most days of your holidays. In peak season
you also have 24hr light so if windy in the
morning and eases afternoon go and fish the
Day One: 1 member of each team/boat crew
needs to do the boat
test which involves some very basic seamanship
multiple choice questions help is given. Meet at pontoon and boats are allocated.
Safety and familiarisation of the boats covered
by camp boss Robert. Over to fish factory to
fill totes with fresh ice. Off to fish marks and
away we go. No restrictions on how long at sea
subject to light and conditions just be
Notes: Please take on board the safety
information especially about fishing close to
shore in the fjord, weather reports daily,
keeping the boats clean and tidy daily. THERE
IS NO FISHING IN THE LAGOON OUTSIDE THE HOUSES.
Please work as a team if any members want to
fish the midnight sun DON'T GO SOLO MINIMUM
OF TWO OUT ON THE BOATS AT ALL TIME
Day Two: Off load fish at the factory and
fill fresh ice choose your fishing marks off you
go. Note each team will choose their own
catering arrangements, fishing and sleeping
times to suit team members.
Day three, Four, Five, Six according to
team decisions on what you do and weather
Offload catches and get fresh ice each day.
Last day if you're not all fished out
you can get another few hours afloat but you
have to be back in, fish unloaded and boat
cleared and cleaned ready to leave at 1400hrs
drive back to airport, offload car and check in.
Notes: Robert our host will provide
latest updates on timing for re-fuelling the
boats and payment for fuel used plus travel
times for the return leg of the holiday.
Boat Fuel is arranged with camp boss
Robert DON'T GO TO SEA with less than 1/2
tank fill up. Best to have one of your team
members setup their credit card to use out there
and cover food and fuel costs and then you
settle up at end of trip or you all have cash to
share the costs.
You have use of the car at the camp so
if more provisions are required you can go back
to the supermarket to get best prices.
Refuelling is done at the time you reach the
airport there is a fuel garage at the
supermarket and is automatic payment via card.
Bar / Cafe is in the town a short walk
from the camp so if you want a night out details
of what's on you can get from camp boss Robert.
Happy hour 1700 -1900 half price beers etc.
Returning home we have internal flight
to Keflavik and then bussed to Reykjavik capital
of Iceland and a two night stay at the 3* hotel
Viking. Chance to spend day in the town, end of
trip meal at the hotel or in the town. Early to
bed for an early morning call 0300hrs approx and
bussed to Keflavik airport to collect luggage and check
in for flight back to UK LGW with arrival
approx. 1030hrs, Icelandair similar flight times
they will be announced when we get tickets.
Notes: Again as above if the winds are
too high for the internal flight to take off
there is a coach journey to the hotel in
Reykjavik. This is why it's built in to the
itinerary for the hotel stay in case of this
delay and UK flights timing.
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