Which gear for Iceland?

I quite often get the question from my clients about which gear to use and if they can bring their trusty equipment along for the journey to Iceland. Well there is no simple answer to the first question as it depends a lot on the river and conditions. But the majority of rivers in Iceland are best suited for a …

East and West Ranga

East and West Ranga The Ranga´s are amongst the most known rivers in Iceland, especially for their high catch statistics. The rivers are located about 1 hour from Reykjavik and a few minutes from each other which is ideal to combine the two in one trip. Both rivers are easily accessible and fished best with double handed rods. Even though …

Monster trout time

Lake Þingvallavatn opens tomorrow and surely there will be many anglers battling the elements in the hope of catching a monster trout.  Prime time for the trout is considered spring time from around the opening until the beginning of June, after that time the trout goes from the shores to the deeper parts of the lake in search of prey. …

West Ranga – prime time

We have a few rods left due to cancellations in West Ranga July 11-16th  and July 27 – August 3rd. This is simply some of the best Atlantic salmon fishing you can get in the world.  In 2016 700-800 salmon were caught per week in this period. The river has 20 rods so it was close to six salmon average …

Easter greetings!

  Our offices will be closed during the holidays (13th – 17th of April). We will be back in our seats on Tuesday the 18th with a smile on our faces. Lax-a staff

Stóra Laxá Beat 4 – out of this world

I will tell everyone everywhere that Stóra Laxá beat 4 is one of the most beautiful fishing spots in the world and you have to see it to believe it. The nature there is out of this world! The gin clear river flows through a large canyon and the salmon can easily be spotted from above. But be careful not …

800 salmon per week at fishing in Iceland?

The West Ranga river was on fire this summer and kept its high numbers steady throughout the season. The river sits on top of the list of most salmon caught in Iceland for the summer. From 6th July until almost end of August the river was producing numbers about 800 salmon caught every single week. Now there have been over …

Prime rods left in West Ranga

West Ranga topped the charts in Iceland for the 2016 season as it has done on numerous occasions before.  Anglers tend to fall in love with the river, not just because the sheer volume of fish they are able to catch but also for its natural beauty and great variety of the pools. We have very limited amount of rods …

Trout season has started

The trout season in Iceland started last Saturday on April 1st. On the opening day the weather was absolutely beautiful with sunshine and around 7c. We heard report from various rivers that the fishing was good. But then the weather took a turn for the worse and winter decided to stick around for a little longer. Temperatures dropped and it …

TOMORROW

Tomorrow the fishing season starts in Iceland and the weather today surely looks like summer is coming soon. There are many exciting destinations for spring fishing in Iceland where you have a great chance of big trout, even for a day trip from Reykjavik. The salmon rivers open later or early June with our river Blanda opening the 5th June. Last …