The amazing 5 star view from the veranda of Asgardur lodge up to the pools Hlidin ,  Rennan , Batalon ,  Ystanof and the famous Lady Stone pool the best pool on the whole river.

This exellent Salmon fishing beat on the river Sog is only 45 minutes drive from capital Reykjavik. The Asgard beat in the river Sog is well known for large salmon,  ideal for fly fishing , all floating lines and riffling hitch works very well.  The beat is 5.6 km long is exclusive for 3 salmon rods. The river is gin clear and here is never a problem with floods , brown water , high water or low water , it is simply very steady and always gin clear.

Beautiful springer taken 12th July 2022 at the pool Hlidin, middle of July is a amazing time for the Springers at Asgardur beat.

Fishing is good , in 2009 there where 247 salmon landed , in 2010 there where 316  salmon landed and in 2011 there where 220 salmon landed.  You will also enjoy catching Landlocked and Searun Arctic Charr as well as Seatrout.

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Nice two winter spring Salmon from the Gibraltar pool taken 9th July 2021.

Fresh summer Salmon from the Telephone pool.

There is some of the finest Arctic Char fishing on beat Asgardur , both searun Char and native Char , they can be as big as up to 10 pounds. Amazing sport on light tackle , all floating lines with dry flies and upstream nymphing.  Also number of Seatrout up to trophy sizes over 10 pounds.

Asgardur lodge is the best and the most comfortable self catering lodge in Iceland , it have it all .. Sauna .. Jacuzzi and the best view you can think of , here you connect with nature!

Trophy Seatrout from Asgardur beat , this is a wonderful addition to the Salmon fishing together with the Arctic Char. On Asgardur beat you catch all the fresh water species of Iceland , Atlantic Salmon  , Sea trout , Brown trout , Arctic Char and native Char , this is one of the few places in the world where you can have this Grand Slam !!!!

Little Vala and here daughter Matthilda loves the Asgardur beat  , comfortable fishing , all floating lines as the Salmon like to brake the surface , easy wading .. their all time favorite pool is the Ladystone pool ,  5 salmon in the morning is always their aim!

 For all further information on this fishing destination contact Arni at or call my mobile at +354 8983601

Location:  Southwest Iceland  (60 km from Reykjavik)

Fishing season: July 1st to September 31st.

Prime time: July 10th to August 20th

Average size of fish: 9 lbs. – All salmon must be released.

Guide: Can be arranged.

Lodge: There is an option to book a big and comfortable lodge on the river bank with 4 bedrooms, sauna and Jacuzzi. A hotel can also be arranged.

Tackle: Double handed rods 12-14′, full floating line 0.34 leader

Clothing: Chest waders, warm underwear and socks, warm sweater and a rainproof jacket.

Best flies:  Sunray Shadow plastic tubes 1-2 inch, black and red Francis, Black and Blue, Hairy Mary, Collie Dog, Blue Charm, Willie Gun, Black Sheep – size 8-10-12-14, hitch tubes 1/2 inch various colors.

Map: Sog Asgard

The Asgardur lodge is the best self catering lodge in Iceland super cozy and  comfortable and well equipped.

Amazing views over the river.
Comfortable sitting room , TV and WiFi.

The famous Restaurant Grimsborgis is just 5 minutes walk

The lodge is 100 square meters and has a large veranda with 5 star views over the river. There is a Jacuzzi on the veranda and inside you will find sauna room – perfect for relaxation after the fishing.
The lodge has a full kitchen with a fridge, microwave and conventional stove plus oven.  There is a large freezer as well. If you prefer a good old BBQ there is both a coal and a gas one.

The lodge has 4 twin bedrooms and one suite all with a private bathroom. There is a large living room and a toilet with a shower.
The Suite…
Comfortable veranda.

Only 10 minutes drive to the next village Selfoss to buy food and wine etc.

All new beds … good sleep!