Fishing in Iceland this summer


2017 salmon fishing availability in Iceland

Still have not planned your fishing holiday this year? Well, there is still a change to catch the big one. Here are few very good options still available for this years salmon fishing in Iceland.

Straumar Junction pool

  • July 23 - 26 (afternoon - noon)
2 rod salmon fishing beat privately for you and your friends.

This might be the most productive fishing days in July. Straumar is the junction of Nordura and Hvítá river located 1 hour from Reykjavik.
Accommodation is in the oldest fishing lodge in Iceland, still being used as such. Well kept and comfortable but you feel the history staying there.

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Brennan Junction pool,

  • July 19 - 21 (afternoon - noon)
  • July 26 - 27 (afternoon - noon)
3 rod salmon fishing beat, privately.

Brennan is the junction of Thverá and Hvítá rivers. Prime time is July and the fishing there can be extraordinary.

There are 4 twin bedrooms at the lodge and one guide will show you around the beat.

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Skjálfandafljót river,

  • July 21 - 23 (3 full days), 2 rods available
  • August 8 - 10 (3 full days), 3 rods available

Here you fish for BIG salmon. There are 6 rods that fish the river and the average catch is 600 salmon. NOT BAD! Big and powerful river with big and strong salmon.

Lower Rangá,

  • July 18 - 20 (morning - noon), 2 rods available for 2,5 days
  • August 1 - 3 (afternoon - noon). All 6 rods available for 2 days
  • August 6 - 8 (afternoon - noon), 3 rods available for 2 days

Lower Rangá is the last 8 km of East Rangá river, the junction of East and West Rangá river and the last 13 km towards the sea. July/Early August is the PRIME TIME for Lower Rangá and the lodge is beautiful. 6 bedroom ensuite lodge.

Best regards, Harpa Hlín