Finnaction

Big pike have interested our guide Jarkko Auno for years. Where this majestic creature lives and feeds in the Oulu region has become a subject of particular interest. Our modern casting fishing trips are best suited for patient anglers who wish to focus specifically on catching big pike – possibly their record specimen – and are ready to spend the day in a boat from morning to night chasing this majestic creature.

Oulu is a pike fisher’s dream with numerous waterways inhabited by huge pike. This was proven, for example, in the spring of 2023 when our fishing guide Jarkko Auno won the Rennosti series in Finland’s biggest fishing competition, the HK-Open, out of 1194 boats.

The goal of the trips is nothing less than catching the biggest possible pike. The feeding times of pike are often short, which is why we stay on the waters for 8 hours straight. Customers should reserve the entire day for our trips.

The trips are carried out with a 4.3-meter aluminum boat, which is at its best especially in small and shallow waters. The boat has casting decks for three customers, but fishing is smoothest and the casting space most comfortable for two people fishing simultaneously.

The boat has an electric trolling motor with a GPS sky anchor, a Garmin Echomap sonar, and a Garmin Panoptix LiveScope sonar, with which the fish are found with a high probability.



Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    Big northern pike fishing
    FREE Cancellation 14 days notice
    12 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    Seasonal trip Jun 1 - Oct 15
    Price for up to 3 persons
    US $752
    This fishing trip targets anglers aiming to catch big pike, perhaps a personal best. Customers should dedicate the full day, ready for at least 8 hours of continuous fishing in pursuit of these majestic creatures, plus 3 hours of driving. Conducted in a 4.3-meter aluminum Jon boat, ideal for small, shallow waters, the trip uses Garmin Panoptix LiveScope sonar for a high chance of locating fish
    Types of fishing
    Lake Fishing
    Fishing techniques
    Jigging
    Spinning
    Targeted fish
    Pike (Northern)
    Northern Pike
There is 1 person looking at this charter.

FAQs about Finnaction

Finnaction offers the following trip to customers:
  • €690 per group - Big northern pike fishing (12 hours)

When you book a trip with Finnaction, you can expect the following amenities onboard:
  • Fighting Chair
  • GPS Garmin
  • Fishfinder Garmin Panoptix Livescope
  • Ice Box

Trips booked with Finnaction include:
  • Rods, reels & tackle
  • Lures
  • Snacks
  • Fishing License (Always included)

Finnaction offers the following type of fishing:
  • Lake Fishing

Finnaction offers the following fishing technique:
  • Spinning

Top targeted fish species with Finnaction include:
  • Pike (Northern)

Meet the Captain

Jarkko Auno
Oulu, Finland
ID & license verified
Member since December 2018
I have been a passionate angler for over 20 years, and my lifestyle now revolves around pike fishing. Indeed, I spend most of my free time pursuing this majestic creature. I've been fishing my entire life using a variety of active fishing gear. I vividly remember catching my first fish by myself at the age of 8. In 2006, I completed my archipelago boat driver's qualification, and in 2019, I obtained a charter boat driver's qualification. The habits of this majestic creature in the Oulu region have become of particular interest to me. In my honest opinion, Oulu is a dream destination for pike angler. Initially, I embarked on numerous trips without any catches, and during these days, my interest in large pike only grew. I have spent hundreds of hours each year searching for big pike, focusing solely on the time spent fishing. Additionally, there was the analysis work. Many evenings, my fishing-enthusiast friends and I sat at the computer, analyzing why we hadn't caught fish on our previous trips. Gradually, the pieces began to fall into place, revealing connections between various factors: oxygen level in the water, air pressure, light intensity, lure/bait size, time of year, water color, etc. There are so many factors influencing the choice of location and other aspects that there is enough to study for a lifetime. There are always trips without a catch, but our understanding of how pike live and eat is strengthening daily. My fishing trips are not 'mass-produced'; You get my personal guide service, and I take you to the best, secret fishing spots, where I often fish alone. Our training culminated in the spring of 2023 when we won Finland's largest pike fishing competition, the HK-Open Rennosti-Serie of Spring 2023, ranking 1st out of 1194 boats.

About this listing

Targeted species

Pike (Northern) Northern Pike

Boat specs

Oskwig (Jon boat) originally built in 2022. Powered by a 15HP Mercury 2023 15 hp engine, with a maximum cruising speed of 10 knots.

Length
14 ft
Capacity
3 persons

Types of fishing

Lake Fishing

Fishing techniques

Spinning

Amenities

Fighting Chair
GPS
Garmin
Fishfinder
Garmin Panoptix Livescope
Ice Box

Trip includes

Rods, reels & tackle
Lures
Snacks
Fishing License
Always included

Cancellation policy

Free cancellation up to 14 days prior to trip

You can cancel or modify your booking up to 14 days before the trip date, free of charge. If you cancel or modify your booking later, or fail to show up, you'll forfeit 100% of what you've paid.

Listing policies

Pickup included in price
Transfer from hotels or jetties in Oulu to departure site is available and included in trip rates.
You Keep Catch
Pikes of under 90 cm can be selected for food
Catch and Release Mandatory
Pikes of over 90 cm are always released

Payment

Book with 20% deposit, pay rest to captain

When the captain confirms your trip, FishingBooker charges your credit card a 20% deposit to guarantee your reservation.

The remaining balance is to be paid directly to the charter operator on or prior to your trip date in one of the following payment methods:

Cash
Visa
Mastercard
American Express
Bank Transfer