The Trollingträff Åland- competition is a tradition that has been arranged since 1993 and attracts participants from near and far. It´s a 3 days contest where the mainwinner is the team with the the highest total score for the entire competition.
2015 was the first year when all starts, weigh-ins, prize ceremonys and dinners were gathered to one place, Käringsund Resort & Conference in Eckerö, Western Åland. Also this year the same place will serve as a center for the contest, in cooperation with Käringsund gästhamn. At the guest harbor there is also gastropub Bodegan, which is open during the competition.
At Käringsund Resort & Conference you both get a comfortable stay and good food and drinks.
The participation fee for the Trollingträff Åland 2020 now includes dinner on all competition days (Wednesday-Saturday) served in the restaurant at Käringsund Resort & Conference.
Breakfast- and lunch packages can be booked when you sign up for the competition.
At the resort there are several accommodation options, for example the Trollingspecial 2020 accommodation package offering i.a. bed linen and the possibility to book extra nights (Saturday-Monday) at ½ the price!
The package can be booked directly via the “Book your Stay” – box (to the right), or at www.karingsund.ax
The main organizer is Åland Event.
Registration and fees 2020
When registering breakfast- and take-away lunch packages can be booked.
Breakfast Thursday – Saturday 4.-6.6 for 11€/ day –> total 33€/ person
Take away lunch Thursday – Saturday 4.-6.6 for 12€/ day –> totla 36€/ person
More information about travel and accommodation can be found here!
By signing me up for the race and paying the participation fee I agree to the contest rules and give my consent to the organizer to publish data about my and my team members (name, teamname and nationality) on participant,- start- and resultlists.
Participation fee 2020
- until 24.5.2020: 120€/ person
- Late registration at the competition site: 180€/ person
NOTE! Max. 80 teams can register for the competition.
The registration fee includes at least:
- boatmooring, incl. access to a fully equipped servicehouse during the competition.
(3.-7.6.2020, for most team in Käringsunds marina)
- 4 x dinner (Wednesday – Saturday)
- sauna (Thursday – Saturday)
- ice for preserving fish
- cleaning board equipped with knives, barrels for fish guts and running water
- Rhino – trolling spoon ( 2 pcs/ team)
On Wednesday 3th of June from 3 pm the organizers are on site to receive the boats and mark their spot, which will be the same throughout the competition. Participants can´t choose their spot.
No alongside mooring! Extra mooring lines are needed!
Surveillance of the boats at night (00.00-06.00am) from Wednesday to Saturday (3 nights).
Additional days before and / or after the contest can be booked -please contact Käringsunds gästhamn.
Ice from Chipsters Trolling spoon from Rhino
Competition programme 2020
3 – 7pm Organizers on site for receiving participants, including i.a. show them their boat moorings, hand out registration packets and for late registrations
6 pm Pre-fish party with dinner in the restaurant / on the terrace (incl. in the participation fee)
7.30 pm Skippers meeting at the terrace
4.-5.6.2020 Thursday – Friday
06.30-8 am Breakfast
7.00 am Skippers meeting at the terrace
8.00 am Today´s race begins
5.00-7.00 pm Submission of fish (only by boat) at Käringsund Resort & Conference’s floating jetty. Each fish is labeled by the participants with ribbon and tag (awarded at the skipper’s meeting).
6- 8.30 pm Dinner (drop in) in the restaurant / on the terrace (incl. in the participation fee)
7.15 pm Weigh-in (max. 4 fishes/ team) and prize award ceremony for the day’s winner on the terrace / restaurant.
7-10 pm The Sauna is warm
04.00-8 am Breakfast
04.30-8 am Free start
8.00 am Start tags latest picked up from the restaurant
1.30-3.00 pm Submission of fish (only by boat) at Käringsund Resort & Conference’s floating jetty. Each fish is labeled by the participants with ribbon and tag (awarded at the skipper’s meeting).
3.15 pm Weigh-in (max. 4 fishes/ team)
5.00 pm Prize award ceremony for Trollingträff Åland 2020 and farewell-dinner (included in the participation fee)
3-5 pm The Sauna is warm from 3.00-5.00 p.m
Note! The organizers have the right to adjust the schedule if necessary.
A description and a map of the fishing area can be found under the Rules.
Käringsund Resort & Conference
Competition categories and prizes 2020
Some adjustments will be made about the prizes in the different competition classes (18.5.2020)
The best team
The best team in the contest, i.e. the highest total score for the entire contest is awarded the main prize. Salmon and trout caught during the contest which exceeds the minimum length of 60 cm is approved catch. Each team may weigh a maximum of 4 pieces of fish / day.
The winner of the day is also awarded in the category. The leader of this contest will be awarded a green flag that shall be visible hoisted on the team´s boat the following day of contest.
10 points per fish and 10 points per kg e.g a salmon of 7,8kg will yield 88 points. In case of equal scores, the winner will be the boat that caught the largest fish.
This year´s main prize comes from Raymarine and is AXIOM 9 RV (E70367-03-NSD, value 2535,80€) – multifunction display with RV-100 transducer and Navionics+ Small chart , also a Evolution EV-150 (T70330, value 2473,80€) – hydraulic autopilot.
AXIOM 9 RV
A powerful new multifunction navigation system from Raymarine. With built-in RealVision 3D™ sonar, the all new LightHouse 3 operating system, and blazing fast quad core performance, Axiom will transform your time on the water.
EV-150 offers superior autopilot performance for hydraulically steered boats, particularly those with outboard motors and rudder-reference less systems.
The winner of the day is awarded a Navionics 44XG -chart
The biggest fish
The biggest fish of the entire contest is rewarded. The winner is the one who caught the biggest fish, measured in kilograms of unprocessed fish. A winner of the day is awarded also in the category.
Fish closest to 10kg
During the contest will also i.a. the fish closest to 10 kg. Also this year a winner of the day will be awarded in this category.
First fish over 20kg
The contests first fish over 20kg will be rewarded with a Ursuit– Märekt suit (value approx.650€)
The fish must weigh over 20kg at the weigh-in. If it is caught two or more fish over 20kg, the price will go to the largest of them.
Trollingträff Åland celebrates 27 years and thus a prize will be awarded to the 27th fish caught during this year’s competition!
The birthday competition is organized in co-operation with Navionics and the winner is awarded with a Navionics 44XG-chart (price 265 €).
Also the winner of the category Best team gets a Navionics 44XG -chart.
Navionics Gold chart gives you more coverage than other electronic charts in the same price range. Thanks to the highly detailed and seamless Gold cards, you get access to a variety of navigation data in your chartplotter. Navionics really looks like a plain paper chart. You can see deep figures, deep curves and underwater structures with very pleasant reading and lot of details. You also have access to a informational database that is built into each Gold Card, such as if there is service, shop, fuel or toilets in the selected harbour.
Best nation is appointed by counting the two best total weights per nation per competition day.
No winner of the day in this contest. The winning nation is rewarded with a magnificent trophy!
Earlier winners in the Best Nation – competition:
2018 Åland Islands
Other prizes come from sponsors and partners.
Trafic- and parking arrangements
Free parking near the competition center. Boat trailers shall be parked on refered place near the Eckeröhallen (Käringsundsväge 85)
First aid competent people and basic first aid gear on area during the competition. If needed, proffesionals will be called.
Lost and found
Will be given to the organizer, that keeps them during the season (to 31.10.2020) if they have not been picked up during the event. After the season the left goods will be submitted to a charity-organization.
Service of boats, motors and marine electronics
If you have a need for service you can contact Wemarin, they will help you! Contact them by phone: +358 18 12990 or via email: firstname.lastname@example.org
The registration for the competition is binding, the registration fee will not be refunded if you can´t participate in the competition.
If canceled by 30.4.2020*), your participation can be moved to the following year’s competition.
Until 24.5.2020 it’s possible to transfer the participation to another participant.
Cancellations and changes are made by email to email@example.com
*) Addition 26.3.2020
If the competition is cancelled later than 30.4.2020 due to restrictions for the Corona-virus the participation can be moved to the following year’s competition