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    Aunan Lodge in Rennebu offers one of the best salmon fishing products in Norway today. Their product is all inclusive, which includes:


    • Fishing for 3, 4 or 7 days
    • Free fishing equipment rental
    • A personal fishing guide
    • Lodging in comfortable cabins on the bank of the river
    • All meals

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    Aunan Lodge is owned by Vegard Heggem, a former professional soccer player for Liverpool F.C. Here is his introduction:


    "Having spent a number of eventful years playing football for the Norwegian champions, Rosenborg F.C., Liverpool F.C. and the Norwegian National team, I had to retire due to successive injury problems. In 2003 I headed back to my roots at Rennebu in Central Norway and took over the family farm “Aunan”.

    The leap from Anfield to Aunan farm was quite considerable! Although I had been preparing for retirement from professional football since my breakthrough in 1996, it was quite a change. My focus has been on keeping to my personal values and developing a network of contacts while handling the changes, both personal as well as professional. The move from being a high profile professional footballer to an entrepreneur and farmer has dramatically tested my practical ability to adapt to new circumstances!



    Traditional farming at Aunan has come to an end and neighbouring farmers rent the fields and grassland. The main focus has changed to adventure activities and salmon fishing – a major beat on the famous Orkla River being an important part of my heritage. Salmon fishing has been a part of my upbringing and is close to an obsession! A number of comfortable lodges have been built on the riverbank and the restored potato store has become a restaurant and a seminar and training centre. My dream, and hope, is that the whole concept at Aunan will provide those who come with good experiences and special memories of the nature, fishing and hunting as well as personal and professional benefits from meetings, seminars and conferences.


    See you at Aunan!"



    -Vegard Heggem


    Salmon fishing arrangement


    Aunan's 4 lodges offer 12 bedrooms all together, and the the maximum number of rods is 12, so the salmon fishing arrangement is ideal for groups of 12. But 9 of the bedrooms are twin, and rods can be shared, so the maximum capacity is 21 people. The arrangement comes complete with fishing permits, guides, lodging and breakfast, lunch and dinner. A conference room with all facilities including wireless broadband is also at your disposal. A small gym and sauna is also free to use for the guests.

    Please contact us regarding prices and availability!


    A more detailed presentation of the salmon fishing package:


    The fishing: We can offer 12 salmon beats giving a total of 12 rods. Several beats are magnificent fly-fishing stretches and other parts are more suitable for spinning. 9 of the beats are double bank fishing, and are available 12 hours per day. 3 beats are single bank fishing, and are available 24 hours per day. Opposition may be met on the far bank on these 3 beats. Click here to read more about the different beats. Our skilled guides are dedicated to making the day on the river bank pleasant and exciting. Both novices and "professionals" will make good use of our guide`s local knowledge about the river. They will also be at hand to fine-tune casting techniques should you wish so. Aunan`s team of guides is lead by Mr Stener Skogmo, one of Norway`s top fly casters. All fishing equipment can be leased or bought on site. From our equipment shop we can provide you with the most common necessities like flies, spoons and lines as well as waders, rods and reels.

    Lodging: The arrangement includes 4 comfortable lodges, located on the river bank in a quiet and tranquil setting. They are all equipped with bathrooms with a shower, and a kitchenette for making tea, coffee etc. Click here to read more about the lodges.


    The food: We put a lot of emphasis on using local products for our meals to enhance the quality and taste. We will also prepare and serve any of our guest`s cathces if wished, and will help to arrange the smoking of any caught salmon, if needed. If any of our guests require special menu arrangements we will be happy to arrange them. Aunan is fully licensed for alcoholic beverages.


    References: The well known magazine editor Sandy Leventon describes his stay at Aunan over a 5 page article in the november 2005 issue of Trout & Salmon.

    Source: www.aunan.no



    Let's go fishing!!!


    Contact us today for a quote!