Lax-á team is proud to offer this trout fishing beat to all of our enthusiastic anglers aching for big trout. The trout beat of Tungufljot is rather new to us here in Lax-a but for the past 2 years we have been researching the river with good success. The trout beat is a combination of 3 small rivers running into one big one..

As you know the brown trout can be difficult to catch since he is quite aware when the fly hits the surface. The river is quite big so there are many different pools to try out, some are long and deep stretches, others just small mirror pools in a roundabout..

And thats one of the hidden secrets of this river, it has so many pools to fish that you almost never fish the same pool more then once in 3 days, unless of course it´s packed with good sized fish..

The best method to fish the river is to walk upstream and fallow rising fish, the size of the fish in the Tungufljot river indicates that there is a good variety of food around in the river system as well as there is a lot of spots with hot water running in from underground, always hot spots for the fishing..

Best time to go to Tungufljot is June – July and August, but in may and September you can always get fish as well. We operate many summerhouses in the area that are suitable for 2-4 anglers at a time, they are self catering, fully equipped with linen and a nice Jacuzzi to relax in after a hard day fishing the river.


Location: South Iceland, About 100km from Reykjavik, very close to the famous Geysir.

Fishing season: April 1st to September 30th.
Prime time:  June, July, September
Average catch: 2-4 trout per day
Average size of fish: 2-3 lbs.
Fishing hours:
June 23rd –August 9th  07:00-13:00 & 16:00-22:00
August 10th – September 15th 07:00-13:00 & 15:00-21:00
Tackle: Single handed rods, light gear.
Best flies: Depends on the pool and river. In the large main river classical streamers such as “Black ghost” have proved effective. In the smaller tributaries smaller nymphs and dry flies work better.


The trout beat is sold as a license only without accommodation.

Numerous hotels and guesthouses can be found in the area.