Lake Thingvallavatn – Monster Brown Trout

Iceland , the lake Thingvallavatn in the National Park Thingvellir is the place for trophy Brown Trout ,  the lake seems to be better and better every year.  We are talking of Brown trout from 10 to 25 pounds! Several of the Lax-a guides are fishing the lake almost every evening of the week and coming back to office with …

Svarta, self catering salmon fishing

Svartá is an amazing 4 rod salmon river. It is located in North West Iceland above Blanda river. Svartá is 25 km long, a fly only river with great number of good pools. It has a large number of loyal customers fishing there year after year. The Svartá river is one of the country’s best-kept angling secrets for Salmon. Situated …

River Dee – Update

A bit tough going here on Lower Crathes last week, we ended up with 6 salmon. But good sizes, including a 22 and 25 pounder. We are fishing Birse now and we landed 3 salmon yesterday all from Red Brai and 1 today from the same pool. We are hunting Roebucks morning and evenings and we are doing very well. …

Lower Crathes best beat so far this season

Lower Crathes & West Durris has had the best catches so far this season with Ballogie and Invery closely following. The Lower Crathes has produced 96 salmons, Ballogie 90 and Invery with 81 salmon. The fishing in River Dee has been under the average in March and April with after a great start in February. The main reason for that …

Iceland Fly fishing: River Sog

Is the biggest clear water river in Iceland and one of Icelands best salmon rivers with fly water as good as you can find. Last few year have produced excellant fishing in river Sog. At river Sog beats we have spacious and comfortable self catering lodges. We offer very reasonable price for the fishing and you can choose to fish …

River Dee: Pictures & News from Lower Crathes

We got more news from Lower Crathes, this time its from last week when angler Lars Dam Nielsen was fishing. Here is his story… “Just back from Lower Crathes after 3 wonderful days. Difficult conditions in this water level – but a wonderful place and wonderful  people. Saturday gave action for me with one landed and to very nice springers …

24 pounder from Lower Crathes on DEE

24 pounder was landed on our Lower Crathes beat on river DEE last friday.  Conditions on DEE have been very tough for the last couple of weeks. Very very low water makes the fishing so difficult. Still last week about 58 salmon was landed from DEE. Arni arnibald@lax-a.is

River Dee Report 26th of March

Recent Catches A continuation of drought conditions on Deeside coupled with unseasonable and remarkable daytime temperatures has made fishing extremely difficult for anglers and Ghillies. With the mercury rising to over 22 degrees yesterday on Deeside, I looked at the river from my balcony and haven’t seen the water as low for the time of year. Anglers fished extremely well …

Svarta River – a fly fishing gem

The river Svarta in the north-west is one of the most fun fly fishing rivers that can be found. Her flow is very fast on the upper part, but she calms down on the lower part. The pools are very diverse, a canyon with the traditional rapids and swirls, fast flowing rocky stretches and calm pools are found almost side …

River Dee Report 27th of February

Recent Catches This was a big fish week for some anglers on Deeside this week with my nomination for an Oscar going to Jamie Hammond for his tremendous effort in catching two salmon in excess of 20lbs, more of this later. FishDee beats reported 65 Salmon for the week with Lower Crathes once again finishing the week with the highest …