#Fly fishing break

Fishing break for all

you like to be free and fish
fishing 24 hr /24

this is the right formula for you


prix séjour : 400 € (hors pension)

hors permis de pêche
base 3 personnes


if you like to be free and fish 24 hours a day, this is the formula for you.

Fishing break for all
An unforgettable adventure in the far north

Are you a fishing enthusiast or simply looking for an extraordinary adventure? Then our fishing trip to Tolga Hodalen Fjellstue is for you!

Réf : peach-for-all

Niveau de difficulté


★★ Fairly easy

★★★ Medium

★★★★ Difficult

★★★★★ Very difficult

**Highlights of our stay**

**Total freedom**: This holiday offers you the chance to live life at your own pace. Do you like to be free and fish 24 hours a day? This is the package for you. At any time of day or night, cast your line and enjoy the abundance of Norwegian waters.

**An idyllic setting**: Tolga Hodalen Fjellstue, your place to stay, is nestled in the heart of the wilderness. The photos available on Booking bear witness to the sublime landscape that will surround you.

**Comfortable accommodation**: You will stay in a picturesque cabin in total autonomy. From day one to day eight, this is your little piece of paradise in the middle of nature.

**Remove the hassle**: We’ll take care of everything so you can enjoy your passion to the full. Leave your worries behind and focus on the joy of fishing in an extraordinary setting.

Whether you’re an experienced angler or a novice keen to discover this activity, our holiday is designed for everyone. Join us for an adventure you won’t soon forget, a total immersion in the world of fishing in the heart of the Norwegian wilderness. Prepare to be enchanted by the splendours of the wilderness and the serenity of the sparkling waters. We look forward to welcoming you to Tolga Hodalen Fjellstue for an unforgettable fishing holiday.

Fishing equipment


Whip fly fishing is the most effective on the routes we offer.


The typical fly rod is a 9 footer for a 4/5 line, but a 10 footer is also very suitable, particularly for nymph fishing with thread. For those who want to try their hand at lake or streamer fishing, and also for larger trout, a 7-power tank rod will do the trick. In this case, use a reel with a plunging line or, better still, a “versi tip” line, i.e. with several interchangeable tips of different densities. For pike, you can also use a set of 8 to 10 gauge line.

Leaders should be long enough, 1.5 times the rod length, and end with 14/16 tips for dry fishing, sometimes 12 hundredths but very rarely 10. You can fish in 14 or even 16/18 hundredths for nymphing with line and reel!

In some parts of these rivers and on many lakes, it is also possible to fish for beautiful pike. In this case, a strong nylon such as 80/100 hundredths or a steel leader with a large streamer will do the trick.


Light 5/10-gram casts with a 20/22-centimetre reel are ideal for most rivers. For lakes and large rivers, a more powerful rod capable of casting bubbles or rapalas with a 25/28-centimetre line is more suitable. This rod can also be used to fish for pike in lakes and downstream on rivers. Make sure you have a few steel leaders and staple swivels. Ball lures such as Cristal Laser yo Zuri and spinners and wobblers give good results.



Large deer sedges such as the Elk Hair Caddis or the Goddard Caddis, mounted on 12 and 10 hooks are excellent for evening shots and in 14/16 during the day.

Duck asses in shades ranging from green to brown via black and yellow and in sizes from 12 to 20 are excellent during the day depending on the hatch. Big flies that float well like parachutes are often caught without a second thought in currents. Classics such as hare’s ears, CDCs and a few chironomid imitations in black, olive and brown also give good results on small streams and lakes.

In nymphs

The big gold helmets pheasant tail and ears of hare in number 12 are well accepted in the currents. Less weighted nymfes are interesting for prospecting the edges and on the big smooths as well as some olive and brown gammares. As a general rule, a small assortment of gold helmets from 2 to 4.5mm will allow you to fish everywhere. A few casters and double balls will complete your outfit and allow you to fish the most powerful currents.

Drowning and streamer

The flies are quite full and the olive, beige and black colours are excellent. On the lake, which is 5 minutes from the farm, adult and emerging sedge imitations are well suited. Black, white and orange rabbit streamers are of interest to large fario! For pike, 4/0 or 6/0 tandem flies and large pink, orange, green and white streamers are excellent. For the more sporty, a few large 4/0 poppers for tropical sea fishing can give you some incredible surface attacks!


It’s advisable to pack a good wading jacket to keep out the rain, as well as warm clothing such as fleece, a hat and gloves – in short, the usual outfit for Nordic countries, where the climate can change, even in summer. After all, it can be very sunny and very cold in the same day!

Neoprene waders are not essential, so opt instead for breathable fishing trousers and fleece underwear, which are more comfortable to wear and make walking easier. When it comes to wading boots, felt soles with studs work best on all types of terrain. Don’t forget to pack a good pair of polarised sunglasses and a cap. A good mosquito spray is essential. And if you really fear these insects, a mosquito net placed over your cap will protect you completely. Products such as 5 sur 5 or insect screen will protect you,

Alternatively, we sell a very effective local product based on essential oils.


Depending on the year and snow conditions, fishing starts around mid-June and remains good until early October, particularly for dry grayling. July/August and September are the best months to fish for the three main species: grayling, trout and pike.


Fishing is done on foot, mainly with dry flies, although nymphing with a line also gives good results. Sight nymphing is possible on sunny days in certain well-defined areas. Every day you will have the opportunity to catch grayling over 45 cm and trophies over 50 cm are nothing exceptional here.

The fastest parts of the river are home to large fario up to over 5 kg, which can be caught with a streamer. The secondary and calmer stretches of the river are good spots for pike, and we saw some over 85 cm lying on the bottom after swallowing a grayling. In particular, there is a very good pike lake with fish over a metre long just a 5-minute walk from your accommodation.

fishing zone

We invite you to discover the beautiful Glomma region of Norway. This river is one of the best in Europe for grayling fishing. You will be welcomed by a French couple who live there all year round and who will take care of everything on the spot.

You’ll be accompanied each day on different courses by Jean-Philippe, while Stéphanie will treat you to her little dishes blending French gastronomy with local Norwegian produce.

During our exploration of the area, we caught many large grayling, as well as some nice pike and a few trout. The fishing opportunities are great and in a week you’ll be far from seeing it all!

The river you’ll mainly be fishing is over a hundred metres wide but often splits into numerous branches 40 metres wide to a small dozen or so which makes fly fishing easy and effective.

Other rivers in the region are well worth a visit and Jean-Philippe will also introduce you to some very interesting lakes for trout or pike.


In the event of an established risk or unfavourable weather conditions, we give ourselves the power to take various actions, such as increasing the number of guides on accompanied tours, adjusting the itineraries of our tours, or even temporarily suspending a tour or holiday if we consider that the degree of risk is unacceptable.

Our primary commitment remains your safety and complete satisfaction.

fishing for all

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Guests who enjoyed this stay : Fishing for all

Michel Renoir
Michel Renoir
Merveilleuse athmosphere dans un paysage sauvage et paisible. Réception admirable de passion par Stéphanie, Jean-Philippe et leur petite Sophie. On reviendra une 4eme fois !
Escapade Norvégienne is the peace and serenity you need without even knowing it. It’s a quaint and charming place in an otherwise very unpopulated area and it gives you toasty warm cabin vibes as soon as you arrive. Make sure to take a trip down to the lake and borrow a canoe to go visit the mossy island in the middle. You’ll find the epicenter of peace and serenity on the quiet shores of this little island. The gastronomical highlight of the stay was the breakfast the next morning! Homemade croissants, curtesy of our French hostess, garden picked strawberries, freshly baked bread and a selection of meats and cheeses. The coffee was delicious too - but almost not needed after the amazing night of sleep and the soul-recharge this place gives.
Jesper L
Jesper L
Beautiful place with lovely hosts.
stephane jousset
stephane jousset
Lieu et acceuil sympathique et chaleureux.Stéphanie est française et elle s est mis a notre service alors que nous sommes arrivés le soir sans prévenir. Petit chalet a disposition avec tout le confort. Ils font aussi des balades a chien de traineau. Nous y retournerons avec plaisir.
Rune Gellein
Rune Gellein
Too bad we could only stay 1 night. Great place, great hospitality and a fantastic breakfast 😄
Jane Hurum
Jane Hurum
Wonderful hosts, beautiful location with unique Norwegian scenery. It's like taking a trip back in time, to a simple and beautiful life. They have their own hens( means fresh and amazing eggs for breakfast) and their own dogsled dogs available for trips. If you want to Explore the beautiful nature in Norway, with perfect guides this is the place. You can even get a own guide for a custom made fishing trip. The french cuisine from the lovely hostess is AMAZING, a must try! Great value for money. Best place to stay in Tolga.
The perfect hideaway, in serene beautiful nature with a homemade breakfast to die for ☺I had been on a long roadtrip already, including several workshops (I am a photographer), and was just dog tired and wanted to rest for one night, and then driving from Røros I found this place close to the border, less than one hour away. It is beautifully situated, in serene nature, and although close to Røros, it is the perfect hideaway. Run by a French couple that have found their piece of paradise, running a husky farm among other things. It is an old farm, with hundreds of years of history in its walls, and huge comfortable beds, tough to wake up from. I am not a breakfast person, but Stephanié made the best brunch I have had in a very long time, with fresh home made sourdough bread, wonderful French omelette, cheese, cured meats, lingonberries +++, and all just for me! That meal alone was worth it, so my only complaint is that I couldn't stay longer.
Gezellige cabin met een verrassend uitzicht ☺De accommodatie ligt op een geweldige plek. De gastvrouw en haar dochter waren zeer vriendelijk. We hebben genoten van het heerlijke ontbijt.
☺woonkamer met houtkachel en uitzicht zeer vriendelijke eigenaresse. ☹toilet is buitenom. In de nacht met vrieskou en sneeuw niet zo comfortabel.
☺Hyggeligt sted, dejlig natur, sød værtinde.
Fairytale ☺Fantastic location, amazing fairytale howling sounds from the sledge dogs. The host was helpful to find us another location on our way back, since theirs was full booked, but we unfortunately could not answer due to the lack of reception in the woods. Sorry for that and we are grateful for your help! ☹Everything was perfect.
Anbefales ☺Veldig god service og nydelig sted! Anbefales

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