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In Cod we trust by Eivind H. Natvig (43 images)

Created 26 Mar 2012.  Modified 25 Oct 2012
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Every year from the middle of February to the end of April, Lofoten is full of life. This is when the Arctic Cod arrive from the Barents Sea to spawn. "This makes Vestfjorden the largest food delivery room in the world." Since 1991 there has been a world championship in cod-fishing arranged and now, around 660 people competed on this 25th contest. Using nothing but fishing poles the results were beyond expectations this year with a total catch of approximately 40 metric tonnes of...
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