Polloc and scallop’s

2 pollock’s 2,8kg and 5,6kg

Big pollock

Love the tidal currents! This time i was in Lukksund.
The goal was to explore som new areas and look for the big fish!

The goal was completed with a new personal best pollock 5,6kg.
Did see som BIG shy ones keeping good distanse.
My aspetto is getting better and i am starting to be back in grate form.
Normal dives was 1min to 1min 30sec and the longest dive was 2min.

Awesome vid from Lukksundet: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=34AGzET0ogE


Spearfishing is not the only fishing i do.
A good day by the lake landet me this dinner

7 perfect trout


One of my favoritt delicacy from the ocean is scallops!

My lates dive i went looking for the sweet scallops. To not over pick one area i was looking for a new spot. The new spot i found started with a cliff going strait down to 10 meters and den som big rocks to 17 meters. This is the most scallops i found in one spot! Every dive it was 3-6 scallops! Only thing is it got deeper quick and i try not to go deeper than 20 meters.
Just another awesome day in the amazing underwaterworld!

Freediving for scallops in Norway

The day of the flat fish

New spot

New freediving spot

This weekend i tried out two new spots with grate results. This area also got a strong tidal current. Nice shallow water. some of the deep spots were 11-12 meter.

Saw a few cod and ballan wrasse. The cod was around 2-4 kg and very jumpy so did not get close enough for a shot.

The flat fish was a drifterent matter. The habitat was amazing for flat fish. Strong current, shallow and nice sandy patches.  Found the biggest european plaice i ever seen! Was recovering from a dive and snorkeling like a fat tourist over a sandy area about 5-6 m deep. I see it strait away form my high point, to big to hide! The speargun is ready as i dive, the plan is to take spear it on the speargun without shooting the speargun.
Even if the plan is only to stab it i am ready to shoot if it makes a run/swim for it 🙂
Get a perfect stab and it is stuck to my speargun stoned.

I also met som angry locals that told me i was stupid to dive in that area because of boats. I calmly told him i only seen two boats in the almost 2 hours i been there and if we showed som consideration we could all be happy. Was yelled at some more before they sailed off. When i dive i always keep an aye on boat traffic and dive outside de boat lanes.

On the way back i find a nice turbot to end the day with 🙂

Total catch:
1 European plaice 3,5kg
1 Turbot 1,9kg
2 Lemon sole

Turbot 1,9kg and European plaice 3,5kg

New personal best!

Amazing weekend!

Tried a new spot this weekend. Good strong tidal current and the area looks promising. It’s been sunny for a few days som its a big blossom of plankton and zooplankton in the surface and the visibility gets better the deeper you go.

Blue dot is were i enter the water. Red dot is were i got the cod

It’s a fun time to dive in Norway in the spring. Every time you dive its more life popping up. After about 10 dives i like the area but dont see any big fish.

After swimming down a steep rock side i notice something gliding parallel to me on the left side. I notice it at the point when i was about to turn. At this point it dont look som big, turning slowly and trying to get a little closer. The shot is good. The spear gets in the head, diagonally from behind and out close to the mouth and this is when i see the size compared to the spear and it only get’s 10cm through. My speargun is connected to my float and i swim to the surface.

Taking it easy pulling the cod up, just realizing how big it is when i get it in my hands. The head is massive! And the scale stops on 9,88kg!

My last personal best was the wolffish on 8,5kg from 2 weeks ago. This is turning out to be an awesome year!

Cod 9,88kg spearfising freediving
Cod 9,88kg spearfising