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 2021 includes dinner on all competition days (Wednesday-Saturday) served in the restaurant at Käringsund Resort & Conference (take away possible if needed)
Breakfast- and lunch packages can be booked when you sign up for the competition.These are picked up from the restaurant during the time breakfast is served.
Käringsund Resort & Conference has several different accommodation options – everything from large Bungalow and luxurious Strandby Villa to a idyllic small cosy cottage close to the competition center where all skipper meetings, weigh-ins and dinners are arranged. Go to www.karingsund.ax and book the accommodation you want!
!! EXTRA NIGHT for only 30€ !!
All accommodation bookings have in common that IF you BOOK ACCOMMODATION from Wednesday 2.6 (or earlier) to Sunday 6.6, Käringsund Resort & Conference offers an extra night to Monday 7.6 for only 30 €. You can enjoy an extra day of fishing or a really late check out on Sunday night!
Contact them at firstname.lastname@example.org and let us know if you want to add an extra night between Sunday and Monday. Applies to both previous and new bookings!
The main organizer is Åland Event.
Registration and fees 2021
NOTE! Initially max 22 teams new teams can register for the competition, in addition to the teams that already have a place from 2020 and / or officially represent one of the event’s partners!
Please choose the right of the following categories when you register for the competition!
- Registration from 2020 – for the teams that were registered for Trollingträff Åland 2020 but moved their participation to 2021.
- Sponsor teams – the teams that officially represent one of the event’s partners
New registration – all other teams sign up in this category!FULLY BOOKED – please join the waiting list!
If the contest get fully booked, you can by sending an email to email@example.com to stand in line for a place in the contest. If we can open up for more teams and / or someone cancels their participation, the places will be distributed in order to those on the waiting list!
When registering breakfast- & take-away lunch packages and Trollingträff Åland fisherman cap can be booked.
Breakfast Thursday – Saturday 3.-5.6 for 11€/ day –> total 33€/ person
Take away lunch Thursday – Saturday 3.-5.6 for 12€/ day –> total 36€/ person
Fisherman cap –> 18 €
More information about travel and accommodation can be found here!
Participation fee 2021
- –> 31.12.2020: 120€/ person
- 1.1-23.5.2020: 155€/ person
- Late registration at the competition site: 180€/ person
The registration fee includes at least:
- boatmooring, incl. access to a fully equipped servicehouse during the competition (2.-6.6.2021, 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
- Trolling spoons from Rhino och Gladsaxfiske
On Wednesday 3th of June from 3 pm to 7pm the organizers are on site to hand out registration packages and meet up the boats and mark their mooring which will be the same throughout the competition. Participants can´t choose their spot at the jetty.
The team chooses whether they pick up their registration package before or after the mooring!
No alongside mooring! Extra mooring lines are recommended!
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. You can contact them at firstname.lastname@example.org or phone +3581838530. You can also contact them via their contact form.
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.
Competition programme 2021
3 – 7pm Organizers on site to meet up 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 Mandatoy skippers meeting (only 1 participant/team) in the conference room
3.-4.6.2021 Thursday – Friday
6.30-8.00 am Breakfast
6.30 am Skippers meeting in the restaurant
7.00 – 9.00 am Start-tag picked up from the restaurant
7.00 am Free start
6-7.30 pm Submission of fish. Each fish is labeled by the participants with tag (finded in the registration package)
6 – 9 pm Dinner (drop in) in the restaurant/ the terrace (included in the registration fee)
~7.45 pm Weigh-in (max. 4 fishes/ team)and prize award ceremony for the winners of the day on the terrace
7-10 pm The sauna is warm
4.00-8.00 am Breakfast
4.00 am Skippers meeting in the restaurant
4.30-8.00 am Start-tag picked up from the restaurant
4.30 am –> Free start
1.30-3.00 pm Submission of fish. Each fish is labeled by the participants with tag (finded in the registration package)
3.15 pm Weigh-in (max. 4 fishes/ team)
5.00 pm Prize award ceremony for Trollingträff Åland 2021 and farewell-dinner (included in the participation fee)
3-5 pm The Sauna is warm
Note! The organizers have the right to adjust the schedule.
A description and a map of the fishing area can be found under the Rules.
Käringsund Resort & Conference
Competition categories and prizes 2021
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 will be presented closer to the competition
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.
In co-operation with Rhino
First fish over 20kg
The contests first fish over 20kg will be rewarded with a Ursuit– Gemino Operative suit (value approx. 1500€)
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.
In co-operation with Ursuit
Trollingträff Åland celebrates 28 years and thus a prize will be awarded to the 28th 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 product (presented in more detail in the competition)
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.
Programme/ timetable (vers 2) you find HERE
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 31.10.2021) 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: email@example.com
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 30.4.2021*), your participation can be moved to the following year’s competition.
Until 23.5.2020 it’s possible to transfer the participation to another participant.
Cancellations and changes are made by email to firstname.lastname@example.org
*) If the competition is cancelled later than 30.4.2021 and/ or the participant can´t participate due to restrictions for the Corona-virus the participation can be moved to the following year’s competition