Fishing News from Iceland

Now there are almost two weeks since the first rivers opened in Iceland and the catch so far has been good. River Blanda and Norðurá were the first to open and for the first 8 days Blanda gave 52 salmon and Nordura 95. The largest salmon so far is a 97cm 10kg male from Blanda, pictured with this article. We …

Rafal and Grzegors catching big salmon on the Kola river …..

My great friends Rafal Kaminski and Grzegorz Loszewski are having a great time on the Kola river Russia Kola Peninsula , fighting and landing great silver fish!!!! I am leaving with in a week for the same adventure ! 🙂  Arni arnibald@lax-a.is

River Leirvogsa , salmon have arrived ….

I was going out of Reykjavik and had a short stop below the bridge on the little Leirvogsa looking for Salmon , and what a surprise I spotted 3 big fresh beautiful Salmon in the pool Mohylur , it is very early as Leirvogsa opening is not until end of this month , great news!!! Leirvogsa http://www.lax-a.net/salmon-fishing-iceland/leirvogsa/  , Arni arnibald@lax-a.is  

Good start to the salmon season

Now the first rivers have opened in Iceland. River Nordura opened first and the opening there gave 24 salmon, next in line was our very own Blanda which gave 23 salmon from the opening two days on four rods. River Þverá/Kjarrá opened yesterday and the opening day gave 30 salmon which is an excellent result. The remaining rivers will open …

News from opening of River Blanda 2018

River Blanda in north Iceland opened at 7:00 today(05.06.18). Conditions were not ideal as the river was high in water and a little colored due to snow melt in the mountains. Still the four rods managed to catch 10 salmon on the first shift and many were lost. The largest salmon was 18 pounds and all the salmon caught were …

Nordura and Blanda openings ….

River Nordura open up this morning and Salmon have already been landed. This afternoon we will drive up north for the opening on the Blanda river , fishing starts sharp at 07:00 tomorrow morning. River is on high spring water and colored , but still good for fishing , we will catching them tomorrow if they are already there , …

West and East Ranga

The West and East Ranga are two of Iceland best rivers with a catch of many thousand salmon each year. For the past few years the West river has been better but we are optimistic the East river will catch up this year and the reason being that we tripled the smolt release in to the system. We have a …

Opening of Blanda 2018

In only six days river Blanda will open. Needless to say we are getting very excited, conditions are promising and we are optimistic for a good start. The record for the opening of the river was set in 2016 with 99 salmon caught on the four rods in the first two days. We are hardly going to see numbers like …

Salmon fishing has started in Iceland

Yesterday the first salmon fishing river opened in Iceland. The river is one of Iceland’s largest glacial rivers, river Þjórsá. Þjórsá has the largest salmon stock in Iceland but it is mainly fished with nets as the water is murky. Recently they tried fishing a certain beat with rods with good success. On the first day 10 two year salmon …

Lower Yokanga … last call …

Last call for Lower Yokanga 23 – 30th June next. We have 2 rods available during this prime week on the Lower Yokanga , but there is only 8 days left in time to get the Visa invitation letter so if you are keen and have the time please hurry up and contact us and we will make all the …