Fishing trips and birdwatching holidays near Vindeln northern Sweden

WELCOME TO SWEDEN FISHING AND BIRDING – Fishing trips and birdwatching holidays near Vindeln northern Sweden

We offer long stay or day trips, accommodation, fully guided tours and Umea airport pick up with access to our private island and on site sauna.

Fishing trips and birdwatching holidays near Vindeln northern Sweden
You stay lakeside with views to our island in Skivsjo lake near Vindeln, Vasterbotten in Northern Sweden. swedenfishingandbirding@gmail.com

If you have a passion for Sweden, wildlife, walking, solitude, fishing or bird watching in a tranquil setting then this is the fishing trip and bird watching holiday for you.

Hook huge hard fighting fish in pristine clear waters. View charismatic birds amidst tall pine trees and boulder strewn landscapes. Breathe fresh air in one of the last great European wildernesses.  

Fishing trips and birdwatching holidays near Vindeln northern Sweden
Great Grey Owl (Strix nebulosa). Photo taken in our forest near Vindeln, Northern Sweden by Kristin King (joint owner of swedenfishingandbirding). swedenfishingandbirding@gmail.com

If fishing or bird watching is not your thing then you are welcome to stay with us!

Enjoy the natural lakeside surroundings for a restful and relaxing holiday in the Swedish countryside.

You have the use of a sauna, our private island in the lake and we offer airport collection and drop off from Umea aiport.

With just your group staying on site at any one time your stay will be private, peaceful and designed to meet your wishes.

Experience wild waters teeming with fish and forests full of wildlife.

fishing trips and birdwatching holidays near Vindeln northern Sweden
Pike (Esox lucius) over 9kg and 110cm long caught by Craig King (joint owner of swedenfishingandbirding) near Vindeln, Northern Sweden. swedenfishingandbirding@gmail.com

Our fishing trips and birdwatching holidays near Vindeln northern Sweden location map is viewable by clicking the icon at the foot of this page.

We are located in the village of Skivsjo; 20 minutes drive from Vindeln  and 1 hours drive from the city of Umea (in the county of Vasterbotten) in Northern Sweden.

We are less than one hours drive from Umea Airport and Lapland.

fishing trips and birdwatching holidays near Vindeln northern Sweden
Female Western Capercaillie (Tetrao urogallus). Photo taken in our forest in Northern Sweden by Kristin King. swedenfishingandbirding@gmail.com

Bookings can be for:

  • lakeside accommodation only – one week (seven nights) luxury giant caravan accommodation is £400 or 450 Euros or 4 500 SEK (including pick up and drop off from Umea airport if needed).

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  • birding / birdwatching holidays with lakeside accommodation

We specialise in showing you rare owls, woodpeckers and birds of prey in the on site forest that we own and water birds inhabiting the lake and river on your door step.

An example tour is Friday to Tuesday (including pick up and drop off from Umea airport) – 4 guests – numerous forest, lake, river, wetland and nature reserve locations visited for £250 per person. Total for 4 people is £1000 or 1 100 Euros or 11 500 SEK. Free to use on site sauna.

We spot Western Capercaillie (Tetrao urogallus), Black Grouse (Tetrao tetrix), Great Grey Owl (Strix nebulosa), Northern Hawk Owl (Surnia ulula), Ural Owl (Strix uralensis), Boreal or Tengmalm’s Owl (Aegolius funereus) , Eurasian Pygmy Owl (Glaucidium passerinum), White-tailed eagle (Haliaeetus albicilla), Black woodpecker (Dryocopus martius), Grey-headed woodpecker (Picus canus), Eurasian crane (Grus grus), Spotted nutcracker (Nucifraga caryocatactes), Black-throated diver (Gavia arctica) plus European Moose (Alces alces) and reindeer (Rangifer tarandus)  in habitat frequented by Eurasian Brown Bear (Ursus arctos arctos) , Eurasian Lynx (Lynx lynx), European Beaver (Castor fiber) and European Pine Marten (Martes martes) plus much more. 

Eurasian crane (Grus grus) feeding in our garden by swedenfishingandbirding@gmail.net.
Eurasian crane (Grus grus) feeding in our garden by swedenfishingandbirding@gmail.net.
Eurasian red squirrel (Sciurus vulgaris) feeding in our garden. They live and breed in our barn. Photo by swedenfishingandbirding@gmail.com.
Eurasian red squirrel (Sciurus vulgaris) feeding in our garden. They live and breed in our barn. Photo by swedenfishingandbirding@gmail.com.

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  • fishing holidays with lakeside accommodation

We specialise in catching big Northern Pike (Esox lucius), Burbot (Lota lota) and Eurasian Perch (Perca fluviatilis) lure fishing from our boat and Baltic Salmon (Salmo salar), Brown Trout and Sea Trout (Salmo trutta) and Grayling (Thymallus thymallus) in the Umea River and Vindeln River.  

An example one week (seven night) trip is £300 or 330 Euros or 3 330 SEK per person for three fishing guests catching Pike, Perch, Burbot and much more (includes accommodation, guide, boat, tackle, life jackets, fish finder and trolling motor: plus pick up / drop off at Umea airport). Free to use on site sauna. We practice 100% catch and release.

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  • day trips
  1. lure fishing for big pike, burbot and perch by boat (700 SEK for a 6 hour guided boat trip per fishing guest and 350 SEK per non-fishing guest and children). We supply all of the equipment you will require for boat fishing e.g. Yamaha engine, fuel, trolling motor, Garmin fish finder, fishing licences, life jackets, rods, reels, net, unhooking mat and lures.
  2. bird watching for owls, eagles, cranes, woodpeckers, Capercaillie and Black grouse plus much more by foot or vehicle in our forest and local nature reserves (700 SEK per person for a 6 hour guided tour).
  3. moose watching by vehicle and on foot in our forest and from wooden viewing towers.
Moose or Eurasian elk (Alces alces) by swedenfishingandbirding.
Moose or Eurasian elk (Alces alces) in our forest by swedenfishingandbirding.

Guests staying with us have the chance to view the Aurora borealis / Northern Lights / Polar Lights lakeside and over our pine forest.

All of the wildlife is on your doorstep. No need for long journeys once you are here. We manage our adjacent forest for the benefit of its birdlife (especially Scandinavian owls, grouse and woodpeckers).

Take a look at our website for full details on group sizes, prices and tour descriptions.

Email or telephone swedenfishingandbirding@gmail.com with any questions on 0046 72 711 52 05 from outside of Sweden

or 072 711 52 05 from within Sweden.

We are happy to quote a price for trips designed by you. Maybe you wish to catch Burbot or photograph Great Grey Owl or watch Moose in the forest? Email us with your ideas.

fishing trips and birdwatching holidays near Vindeln northern Sweden
Northern Lights over our forest near Vindeln, Vasterbotten, Northern Sweden. Photo taken by Kristin King. swedenfishingandbirding@gmail.com

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We open on April 27th and close on November 30th.

During December, January, February and March we do not offer accommodation. During these months we DO offer guided bird and wildlife watching day trips and ice fishing day trips. Email or call us for more information.

Why book with us?

We make your stay with us stress free.

Umea Airport collection and drop. 

We guide you.

We live here.

We own forest, grassland and an island in the lake that you can enjoy.

We supply new, top quality branded equipment.

Visit Northern Sweden. The Alaska of Europe and land of the vikings!

Europe’s last great wilderness.

Home to Bears, Moose, Salmon and Eagles.

Skivsjo Lake, Northern Sweden
Skivsjo Lake, Northern Sweden. swedenfishingandbirding@gmail.com
Fishing trips and birdwatching holidays near Vindeln northern Sweden
Swallow Tail Butterfly (Papilio machaon) next to where you stay.swedenfishingandbirding@gmail.com
Our forest near Vindeln, Northern Sweden. swedenfishingandbirding@gmail.com
Visit sweden fishing and birding in Northern Sweden and watch wildlife acting wild! Photo by sweden fishing and birding.
Visit sweden fishing and birding in Northern Sweden and watch wildlife acting wild! Photo by sweden fishing and birding.
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