Fishing and Angling
The export of fish accounts for approximately 95% of the GPD in the Faroe Islands – this shows that that Fish is by far the most valiable natural resource of the Faroe Islands. Faroe Islanders have fished for centuries, and fishing still plays an essential role in the community. You could say that fishing is what we do best, and we’re happy to have you join in!
Deep sea fishing Faroe Islands
Whether by boat or from shore, there are opportunities to fish in Vágar. Deep sea fishing is possible with local fisherman in his boat. Deep sea fishing in the Faroe Islands is unlike anything you have experienced before; the beautiful scenery and splendid tranquillity makes fishing a truly extraordinary experience. Why not try this with a local fisherman in Vágar!?
Freshwater fishing Faroe Islands
Freshwater fishing is also ideal in Vágar due to the many lakes of the Island. It does not require any license to fly fish in any of the lakes of Vágar, and this gives an ideal opportunity to see and experience some of the most impressive views in the Faroes while you catch your own supper. This is ideal in the lakes of Vágar as the trout stock is high in the lakes.
For more information about the lakes of Vágar, follow the link below.
It is possible to rent fishing equipment at a store in Tórshavn, only 45min drive from the airport. The store is called Jógvan Weihe, the address is Stiðjagøta 10, Tórshavn and the opening hours are: Monday to Friday: 8.00 – 17.30 and Saturday: 9.00 – 14.00. You can also contact them either by phone on +298 353897 or by e-mail on: firstname.lastname@example.org.