village of Guvåg is located in a fishing eldorado
on picturesque Eidsfjord. This fjord was especially well
known during the turn of the last century for the tremendous
quantity of herring that was taken each autumn.
the frenetic herring fishing resulted in depletion of
resources, and the herring disappeared. After many years
of fishing restrictions, the herring has returned to
Eidsfjord, and the fjord is once again rich in fish.
of the best fishing spots are located just outside the
harbour at Guvåg, and one does not need to go far
to haul in big fish. Guvåg is surrounded by three
fjords: Jørgenfjord to the west, Eidsfjord in
the south, and Hellfjord to the east. During periods
of inclement weather, one thereby has alternatives by
which to vary fishing locations, depending on the wind
direction. Eidsfjord, the largest of the fjords, has
both deep and shallow fishing areas.
water of the fjord is relatively clean, with few underwater
skerries. The vertically divided fisherman's shanty is
nicely placed near the harbour and the floating pier,
with a small café as its closest neighbour. The
ideal fishing environment, where fishermen can truly
enjoy their sport.