Top Ten List from Iceland

We bring you the latest numbers from the Icelandic rivers. Some rivers have already closed for the season and they are marked in bold. River 20.9.2017 13.9.2017 6.9.2017 30.8.2017 23.8.2017 16.8.2017 9.8.2017 2.8.2017 26.7.2017 19.7.2017 1 Ytri-Rangá & Hólsá, vesturbakki. 6526 6079 5588 4582 4218 3746 2881 2287 1570 902 2 Miðfjarðará 3627 3470 3239 2937 2668 2386 2173 1852 …

A monster salmon caught

Vididala river is rennwed for its large salmon and the big guys usually strike in the autumn. Mr. Nils Folmer Jorgensen was fishing the river this week and had an absolute cracker of a catch.  He caught not one but two salmon over 100cm! The first one was a male 106cm with 56cm girth and the last one was a …

Autumn top ten list

Again we bring you a brand new top ten list. We have two rivers on the list which have already closed – Haffjardara and Nordura. Haffjardara is a little under last years catch with 1167 salmon in 2017 compared to 1305 in 2016. Nordura is better this year with 1719 salmon compared to 1342 last year. River 13.9.2017 6.9.2017 30.8.2017 …

News from Tungufljot

Our beautiful Tungufljot river has been giving a good catch recently or up to 8 fish per day for the four rods. Yesterday morning anglers landed four salmon in the morning shift and one of them was the pictured 89 CM female. The total catch from the beat is now 169 salmon. Tight Lines Johann David – jds@lax-a.is  

Pedro de la Concha: "East Rangá is a perfect river"

Pedro de la Concha is one of our reurning customers to East Ranga. Is a pleasure for us to have him back with us year after year. Living in Asturias, North Spain, the southern most region where the atlantic salmon might be found, his skills in salmon fly fishing are second to none. He is also a renowned fly tier, …

Finally it rained

In the last few days it finally started to rain in Iceland. The water level in the river rose and the salmon started to take. We heard from a guide in Stora Laxa which said the river was now very lively, they caught four salmon from only one pool last night and lost few. According to the guide fish was …

Top Ten List – Week 34

Another week and we bring you new numbers. We have a new river on the list in the number ten spot, Selá in Vopnafjörður. West Ranga is still on top of the pile with 4218 salmon caught and daily catches are still going strong. River 23.8.2017 18.8.2017 9.8.2017 2.8.2017 26.7.2017 19.7.2017 12.7.2017 5.7.2017 28.6.2017 22.6.2017 1 Ytri-Rangá & Hólsá, vesturbakki. …

Bookings for 2018

Even though the season is not quite over yet we have started thinking about the next one. We have already started taking bookings for 2018 and as usual previous anglers are of course offered first refusal on their dates. If you are interested in booking Iceland for 2018 please contact us sooner rather than later to get your choice of …

Top Ten List – Week 33

Another week and another top ten list. Fishing has been slow in the past week in most rivers due to low water. West Ranga never has any problems with water and has been giving over 100 salmon per day. River 18.8.2017 9.8.2017 2.8.2017 26.7.2017 19.7.2017 12.7.2017 5.7.2017 28.6.2017 22.6.2017 1 Ytri-Rangá & Hólsá, vesturbakki. 3746 2881 2287 1570 902 570 …

Tungufljot is in good shape

Tungufljot river is in good shape. In the past days every day has given a few salmon and they seem to be running now.  Up to date, 82 salmon have been caught from the river but the best time is around the corner. Last year the river gave over 300 salmon and the bulk of that was from late August …