Västervik Tjust archipelago
Welcome to he magic archipelago of Tjust . Just about 30 km north of Västervik by boat lies some nice sheltered bays where fishing is always possible whatever the wheather conditions are.
The wild nature is all around, the flora and the fauna isimpressive and you can easily spot fish eagles, elks , deers and many more . You will have a real experience of authentic Sweden during your stay as things haven’t changed so much there for decades .
Pike fishing is really excellent during all season, sometimes you will have to look for big schools of herrings in the deeper areas to find the predators , but most of the time fishing occurs in shallow bays , around islands and reefs , and you don’t have to drive far your boat to find all these fishing spots .
Casting jerkbaits, soft baits , wobblers and spoons is the most common way to catch the numerous pikes , but flyfishing especially in some shallow bays is a must to target the fresh water crocodiles .
Pike perch and perch are also present in high density and good sizes , it is not uncommon to catch dozens of big agressive perch along with numerous pike perch when looking specifically for them and using the right tackle .
The sea trouts are also swimming around especially in the early sping and in the late autumn, there are more specific spots to chase them and it is rare to catch numbers , but with the right tackle at the right time you can bring to the boat a wonderfull silver fish that generally weights 2 to 5 kg .
Accomodation is located on a Eco farm and the owner is a passionated hunter, therefore you will have the possibility to taste some elk or other game meat which is available for sale at the farm.
The cabin is a typical swedish « Stuga » with 2 bed rooms , an open room with fully equiped kitchen , tv ,internet wifi , sofa , outside terrace with bbq facilities and where the boats are moore you’ll find again picnic tables along with bbq facilities and even a sauna in the boat house.
The boats are 4m60 long and powered by 20 hp engines, they have gps /plotter fishfinder with sea chart , all safety equipment and landing net as well . Fishing equipment is also available if you need some .
Season is from mid april to mid june then mid august to mid october.