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Join us Fjordlandet Open March 2018 – Denmark’s only Catch & Release coast competition.

On the 16th-18th March 2018 you can participate in the fifth edition of Denmark’s only Catch & Release sea trout fishing competition. Catch a big, beautiful sea trout, take a picture of it and release it back into the fjord – and bring a nice prize with you home instead!

Experience the perfect fishing conditions of the Danish Fjords

As a participant you must compete with all the other participants to catch the longest sea trout. It is allowed to fish anywere along the coast of the Isefjord and Roskilde Fjord, which are both packed with perfect fishing spots. You will find both fjords in the northern part of the island Zealand in Denmark. This year, the competition begins with a meet-up at Værftscaféen in the city of Holbæk. Here you will meet the competition, get a clear understanding of the rules, have a nice meal and generally enjoy yourself until the real competition begins saturday morning.

You can choose to compete in the following four comptitions:

A voluntary catch & release competition
As usual, the fishing competition is a voluntary catch & release competition (C&R). Therefore, you do not need to bring a fish to participate. All you must do is catch it, measure its length and take pictures. May the longest fish win! See all the rules and the full list of prizes.

As a participant, you can look forward to: 

  • 9 lucky winners, who, among other things, can win a fishing trip to Island by Pro-Outdoor, as well as other prizes.
  • The major of Holbæk Municipality will welcome you friday evening.
  • Fish anywhere on the Isefjord and Roskilde Fjord.
  • A fun get-to-gether friday evening and sunday afternoon in the company of the other participants.
  • Friday evening is open for everyone (even if you have not signed up for the competition), so come along if you are interested in angling.

Sign-up and packages

Besides the sign-up fee of DKK 250 kr-, you can choose between the following packages, which provide you with accomodation on friday the 16th and saturday the 17th March 2018:

DKK 1550.- Cabin for 2 people at Orø Strandcamping, incl. sign-up, power, dinner friday, access to a kitchen and free choice of ferry.*
DKK 2100.- Cabin for 2 people at Holbæk Fjord Camping, incl. sign-up, power, dinner friday and access to a kitchen.
DKK 2256.- Cabin for 4 people at Orø Strandcamping, incl. sign-up, power, dinner friday, access to a kitchen and free choice of ferry*.
DKK 2500.- Room for 2 people at Hotel Sidesporet, incl. sign-up, dinner friday and saturday and breakfast saturday and sunday.
DKK 2800.- Cabin for 4 people at Holbæk Fjord Camping, incl. sign-up, power, dinner friday and access to a kitchen.

*There are two ferries going two and from the Island Orø. The Orø Ferry sails from Holbæk to Orø and “Østre Ferry” sails from Orø to Hammer Bakke.

See you for a weekend of world class fishing in the Danish fjords!

Break a leg and good luck!