End of season on the river Dee

Season over on the river DEE since 15th of October, we are happy with the catch result to our beat Lower Crathes / West Durris , 422 salmon this season to 2 – 4 rods daily. It is a bit better than the average catch last 5 years wich is 394 salmon , and a bit less than last season …

Day tour fishing with Lax-a

Lax-a provides excellent day tour fishing, well suited for adults and children, advanced anglers as well as beginners. For the day tours we provide both trout and salmon fishing. The guide collects you early in the morning, brings all necessary equipments and heads to the river. The most ideal rivers for day tours are Galtalækur, West & East Ranga, Tungufljot …

Total catch in Halla this season

179 salmon were caught which is a very good result for this little, two rod river in the North. The largest salmon was 14 pounds and the best fishing was in early August. Halla is ideal for families, couples or small group of friends. This is an inexpensive fishing which comes with a nice little self catering lodge with two …

Start the season early – join us in Blanda

Blanda is one of the earliest rivers in Iceland and one of the country’s best spring salmon river. June is exactly the month for big Blanda “springers” where the fresh salmon is known to be very big and powerful. Come in June and visit us in Blanda for an exciting salmon fising at a reasonable price. Only 4 rods fishing …

Statistics from East Ranga 2009

It´s alway fun to play with numbers from catch statistics from the salmon rivers, you can find incredible outcoms such as here below. You can see catches, week by week from East Ranga. The final number this year was lower then past 3 years, however it was a really good season in the river, weather conditions were sometimes pretty hard, …

Record runs of Scottish salmon

Scotland is experiencing record runs of autumn salmon. Lax-a’s own Lower Crathes and West Durris beat on the River Dee (Monday) recorded what is undoubtedly one of its best one-day catches in decades with 19 salmon landed, including one of 23 lb. The Tweed, the most prolific of all Scottish rivers, had an amazing day on Monday with 564 salmon, …

Final number from West Ranga season 2009

West Ranga is the only salmon river in Iceland that is fished so long into the winter. The fishing season ended last saturday, 31st of October. The weather plays a big role in late september and October fishing, mainly local anglers are fishing and they are used to fishing in the cold weather. The final number for West Ranga season …

"My highlights of the season and what I must do next year"

The season is by no means over, however enough has passed to be able to reflect with a great deal of pleasure. My guiding has mostly been focused on Laxa in Asum, and both Rangá Rivers – What a combination. Like most fishermen, I always think about what is next and what I have missed out . So next year …

Robert Harper reports from the Dee

Robert Harper is the ghillie at our Lower Crathes beat on Dee river in Scotland “I am happy with season over all at this point. The first two months I had hoped to be a little better following the cold snowy winter but at least we are still seeing good spring fish again. Water levels stayed good through later spring …