Ice Fishing Experience in Lapland
Rest your mind on a frozen lake and learn the local tradition of Ice Fishing.
Walk on a deeply frozen lake surrounded by captivating nature while you listen to the wilderness echoing around you, drill a small whole in the ice, sit back and peacefully wait for a fish to take the bait. Be ready to experience one of the most traditional local activities. An Ice Fishing experience is both exciting and calming, leaving your mind at ease.
Traditions that work, never die. Ice fishing in Lapland can be traced back thousands of years. And the crazy part is that the exact same methods are still used today - of course with some more advanced technologies. During the winter months you can enjoy Ice fishing nearly anywhere you find water as the thickness of the rivers and lakes vary between 50 cm to over 100 cm. Many locals to this day, catch their dinner after a day on the icy waters, and with the right tools and some patience perhaps so will you.
On an Ice Fishing experience you will be taken to a spot in the middle of the raw arctic nature. As you settle in, your guide will share their knowledge on everything relating to ice fishing, walk you through how to drill a whole in the ice and instruct you on the proper way to use a pilkki (ice fishing rod). After the round of tips and tricks, you are encouraged to take in the complete serenity and wait for the first fish to bite. You will soon realize that the magic of ice fishing doesn’t only rely on the thrill of catching something, but the practice itself holds a very meditative essence within it. While you wait to feel that tiny pull on the end of the rod, you are allowed to sink deep into your seat, let all your worries float away and nature take its course. If you’re lucky, your quiet moment may be broken by an eager underwater swimmer or two!
This activity is suitable for anyone who wants to learn about Ice Fishing and enjoy a great time in tranquility. If you wish to, you can also add an extra layer to this experience and combine it together with other tours, such as snow shoeing, snowmobile safari, reindeer sleigh ride. Just let us know what you like and will tie together the best combo for your taste.
Go on a true Lappish experience and see fishing is done during the arctic winter months. This activity will surely make you feel relaxed and much more connected to the Arctic nature.
The operator reserves the right to make alterations to the programs duration or execution without prior warning. This is also applied to changes in programs due to weather conditions.