Fishmaster - Global Fishing Outfitter. We arrange fishing trips to a wide variety of international destinations. The company Fishmaster Finland Ltd was founded on 1991 by Jouni Rauha. He is still the owner of the company and works as a managing director and a lodge manager at Gaula Flyfishing Lodge in Norway. Fishmaster has authorised travel agency rights and during the last 30 years Fishmaster has grown fast as a global fishing outfitter and brand.
Guided Trips, Hosted Trips. Most of Fishmaster fishing trips are guided. Professional fishing guide will show the fishing places, methods and take care of car or boat transports as well. To some of destinations fishermen travel alone and when customer arrives to destination, the fishing guide will wait for example at the airport and take care of everything after that. Some of Fishmaster trips are hosted, someone of our staff will travel with customers and work as a travel leader and fishing guide.
Destinations. The Fishmaster fishing destinations has been chosen with care by using following strict criterions: Top fishing place, good fishing guides, nice scenery and great nature, fine accomodation close fishing places, good value for the money. We continuously search for new interesting fishing destinations all over the world. If you own or operate quality fishing and would like to co-operate with Fishmaster, please take contact by e-mail: [email protected]
Jouni Rauha. Fishmaster Owner, Director and lodge manager. The fishing has been Jouni's hobby for over 30 years and also his profession for over 25 years, he is a passionate fly fisherman and can cast extremely well both with single or double handed fly rods. During the years he has fished on Driva, Stjördal, Suldalslågen, Orkla and Gaula rivers in Norway; Dee, North Esk, Spey, Tay and Tweed in Scotland; Mörrum, Dal, Ljungan and Em rivers in Sweden; Saarenmaa in Estonia; Merikarvia, Teno, Näätämö and many other rivers and archipelago in Finland. He has also been fishing and guiding in some of finest Fishmaster destinations in Argentina, Belize, Brazil, Canada, Chile, Cuba, Iceland, India, Ireland, Maldives, Mexico, Mongolia, Seychelles, Slovenia, USA and Venezuela.
Jouni Rauha has been responsible instuctor for casting lessons, fishing courses, fly fishing courses and spey casting courses. For years Mr Rauha has worked as a fishing outfitter and professional fishing guide in many different Fishmaster fishing destinations and also as a lodge manager at Fishmaster Gaula Flyfishing Logde in Norway. He has written articles and travel reports about fishing for websites and fishing magazines. Mr Rauha has got two business degrees. He has passed two different first-aid classes and boat drivers examination and fishing guide examination. Jouni speaks well Finnish, English and Swedish and some Norwegian and German.
Petri Varis. Fishmaster fishing guide and host Petri Varis has been fishing for more than 20 years and likes most fly fishing and spin fishing. During the last years he has been travelling and fishing in many of Fishmaster fishing destinations and knows them very well. Besides fishing and guiding in Fishmaster destinations in Norway, Sweden and Finland, he has also been fishing in Belize Ambergris Caye, Canada, Costa Rica Zancudo Lodge, Estonia, Iceland, Maldives, Scotland Spey River and Venezuela Los Roques. He works as a lodge manager at Fishmaster Gaula Flyfishing Logde in Norway. He works for the Rapala company marketing department. Petri has passed two first-aid courses and boat drivers and fishing guide examinations. In addition to Finnish Petri speaks fluent English.
Petteri Juvakka. Fishmaster fishing guide and host Petteri Juvakka has been fishing for more than 25 years and likes most fly fishing and spin fishing. He is a passionate fly fisherman and can cast extremely well both with single or double handed fly rods. He is very skillful and nice fishing guide, who can wide variety of fishing. He does plenty of guiding in Fishmaster destinations in Finland coast, fishing for pike. During the last years he has been travelling and fishing in many of Fishmaster fishing destinations and knows them well. Besides fishing and guiding in Fishmaster destinations in Norway, Sweden and Finland, he has also been fishing in Iceland and Maldives. He works as a lodge manager Gaula Flyfishing Logde in Norway. Petteri has passed two first-aid courses and boat drivers and fishing guide examinations. In addition to Finnish language Petteri speaks good English.
Martin Honkanen. Martin Honkanen Fishmaster fishing guide and host Martin Honkanen have been fishing passionately for more than 20 years. Fly fishing is closest to his heart. In Finland Martin fishes for pike and sea trout in the ocean and in the rivers for trout and salmon from south to the north. Besides fishing in Finland he has also fished a lot in many other countries and places like Em, Mörrum and Gotland in Sweden, Umba River in Russia, Isla de Juventud in Cuba, Rio Grande in Argentina, Chrome river in Chile, Gaula and Lakselva in Norway, Spey, Tweed and Dee in Scotland, in Iceland, USA and southern and northern British Columbia in Canada. He works as a lodge manager at Fishmaster Gaula Flyfishing Logde in Norway. Martin has a degree in sports instruction and has passed two first aid courses. Martin speaks Swedish, Finnish, English and some Norwegian.