Fun day tour fishing with Lax-a – we take care of everything

A day tour fishing is the ideal way of having a little taste of fishing while in Iceland. To make this as effortless for you as possible, we take care of everything; guide, transport, fishing tackles etc. For both adults and children, advanced anglers as well as beginners! The rivers we choose for the day tours are mainly all within …

Blanda – the middle beats

Whilst the lowest beat (beat1) and the uppermost beat (Refsa) in Blanda have become well known in recent years – there has been little focus on the middle beats (beats 2 and 3). The middle beats are big and powerful and a lot of salmon runs through them every day in late June, all July and early August. They are …

Tungufljot

There are few rivers that can offer as good fishing as Tungufljot, with 1200 to 2800 salmon caught on 4-6 rods. The Faxi (waterfall) pool is quickly becoming one of the best pools in the country with up to 20 landed salmon per day during the prime weeks. The river is gin clear, rather large and ideal for double handed …

Fishing Do’s and Don’t’s

„There’s a fine line between fishing….and standing on the shore like an idiot“ – Steven Wright To catch many fish there are many immportant rules to remember and follow. Dos: 1.Setting the hook: The hook has to be set very carefully before you start any kind of fishing such as fly fishing. Start reeling only when you are sure that …

Best thing about fishing

The Icelandic salmon fishing season 2011 is coming up and every one at the Lax-á office is very exited for this summer. Old timers will tell you that the worse the winter, the better the spring fishing season. If that holds true, we should be in for an excellent run this season ! The weather in Iceland has been snowing …

Small and sensitive? – Halla river is also very well productive

The small salmon river Hallá is a 2 rod fishing river with a delicate self catering lodge. It runs into the bay of Húnafloi bay in the north, same bay as many of the best salmon fishing rivers up north. Hallá is fast flowing and rocky in the lower part, but the upper reaches are mostly slow flowing with cut-bank …

Self catering options in Iceland

Lax-á offers both full service lodges and self catering ones in the 30 rivers we offer in Iceland. The self catering lodges are usually by a smaller river where you have the river to yourself. Number of rods are from 1 – 4 which suits up to 8 anglers to share. It is very common here in Iceland to share …

Fly Fishing Zen!

Bring a camera and you won’t catch anything worth a picture. Bring a net and you won’t catch anything big enough to warrant its use. Bring both and you guarantee a skunking. Ever notice that when wearing waders, it is always very easy for them to leak, but not you? Why is it that the urge to urinate occurs only …

Gin clear waters of Iceland

Icelandic rivers are very special , the water is so clear that on the smaller rivers that you can almost count all salmon in the river. Hvannadalsa is one of those rivers , have the clearest water I have ever seen , you spot the salmon in long distance , you have to be very careful as salmon will see …

Day tour fishing – great addition to your stay in Iceland

For both adults and children, advanced anglers as well as beginners. Day tour fishing is ideal for everyone who wishes to have a little taste of fishing while in Iceland. To make this as effortless for you as possible we take care of everything; guide, transport, fishing tackles etc. The rivers we choose for the day tours are mainly all …