We are renovating the Asgardur lodge at river Sog.

We are now renovating our lodge at Asgardur beat on the river Sog, we will be finished this spring.  The lodge will be very comfortable after this work ,  the location of the lodge is so unique , standing on a lava  cliff just few meters away from the river with overview over some of the best fishing places. With the …

It’s not just the luck of the draw…

When you book as an individual you never know who you’re going to share the beat with on the East Ranga. Last year, briefly, it was film producer Ridley Scott who was shooting the movie Prometheus in Iceland. Communication was limited.  He didn’t accompany me to the river bank in guide Skuli’s somewhat battered Ford pick-up but arrived a little …

Less expensive fishing

Looking for an inexpensive fishing? How about a great combination up North on beat II and III in Blanda and some trout fishing in Svarta? Blanda is the longest and most powerful salmon river in Iceland. Beat II, up in the valley, is 25 km long with endless flywater and pools. The beat is fished with 6 rods and the …

DEE , total catch on the beats Lower Crathes and Birse

Good season on the DEE ,  our beat Lower Crathes / West Durris had a excellant season of 479 Salmon and Grilse  the biggest was a 34 pounder.  Birse beat came in big time this year , the total catch there was 402 Salmon and Grilse for this season.   Lower Crathes/ West Durris is fished with 2 to 4 rods …

Fishing in Blanda – endless possibilities

Blanda is the longest and most powerful salmon river in Iceland. The river is one of Iceland’s earliest rivers, known for its large salmon and great lodge. The river is divided into 4 different sections so everyone can find something for their taste and price. Beat 1 Highly productive beat, fished by 4 rods. Annual catch from 600 to 1000 …

From Bryan Sohl

Arni,  Hakan Stenlund and I had such a great time on Stora Laxa.  It was my first visit to Iceland.  I am a died-in-the-wool steelheader, and do have 11 Kola weeks on my resume, but Stora Laxa is truly a super special place and has jumped to near the top of the list of my favorite rivers. The best way to describe the …

Good times at Stora Laxa

We are still at Stora Laxa , this river surprise me every day ,, either disapoints me or sends me right up to heaven , heaven was to day , I was fishing with my great friends from Argentina , the Catena family , first time in Iceland for them , from beat 3 , we landed this afternoon in few …

Big catches on Stora Laxa and big fish

Catches are great on Stora Laxa and the fish are of good sizes , lots of 80 – 90 cm ,  beat 3 yesterday produced 16 Salmon to the 2 rods and beat 1 and 2 in the last 1 and half day the 4 rods have landed 29 salmon ,  beat 4 is also doing well but not this numbers …

A letter from an angler

We just got a letter from Mr. Michel Delage who was in West ranga in the end of August, along with his brother Gerard Delaga and their friend Bruno Boussiron. The letter came with a few pictures and we thought we‘d share the letter and some pictures with you: I just wanted to tell you how we enjoyed the six …

Stora Laxa is kicking in big time ..

Since few days ago it seems that some large runs of Salmon have come in to Stora Laxa , I am hearing as big numbers landed as 20 salmon a day and that only from beat 1 and 2 which is always the best beat at this time of the year , hopefully this will continiue until the end of …