Sometimes it is cheaper to rent river close to Reykjavik than buying a hotelroom.


For those who are on their way to Iceland this summer and have some extra days and are planning to stay in Reykjavik and want to do more fishing, here is an ideal river for you for a similar price as a hotel room in Reykjavik.

check out Leirá river.

Leira in Leirársveit is the little sister of Laxa in Leirársveit.

Located within 20 min drive from Reykjavik is Leirá, a two rod sea trout and salmon river.

Sea trout season: April 1st to May 15th Salmon season: July 10 - October 10 Number of rods: 2 Catch and release only There is a small and a cosy, self-catering cottage standing on the riverbank, wich makes this the ideal location for good friends or families who want to stay near the capital. The cottages has one twin bedroom and a sleeping loft for 1 - 2 people

Leirá river is about 4 km long with 24 named pools.

Leirá is a fly only river and all fish must be released

Best regards, Stefán