the 5.4kg record breaking plaice
04 Sep 2016

Record Breaking Plaice in the Faroe Islands

The town of Vestmanna, provides the perfect backdrop for the sea angler who wants to target huge plaice. The local charter skipper Magni Blástein has spent the last few years establishing the best all weather marks.

a smiling female Canadian visitor with a cod
17 Jan 2016

Volcanic Adventures in the Faroe Islands

Sitting at his desk over the festive period Ally Campbell’s thoughts turn to planning fishing trips for 2016. High on his list of venues for the coming year are the volcanic Faroe Islands where he relished some great sport last year in and around the sheltered fjords.

plaice fishing Faroe Islands David with a well marked fish
10 Aug 2015

Probably the Best Plaice Fishing in the World

If Carlsberg did plaice fishing they would head to Vestmanna in the Faroe Islands and hook up with Magni Blastein for a session or two chasing these red spotted beauties. Situated in an area of sheltered fjords on the island of Streymoy, the sand banks around Vestmanna host the largest average size of plaice that I have ever seen.