Straumar Junction Pool 2019

Straumar Junction Pool

Prime time Availability 2019:

  • June 29th - July 1st
  • July 21th - 23th
  • July 24th - 26th

Straumar junction pool is a 2 rod salmon beat. It is the junction of the Nordura, Gljufura and Hvita rivers. Endless number of salmon go through the junction on their way to some of the most legendary rivers in Iceland. The fishing is best early in the season and the average catch is over 300 salmon a year.

Straumar junction pool is the perfect place for families and smaller groups who want to have a bit of privacy while fishing. A big art of the charm of fishing Straumar, is staying at the old house and experience the history of anglers who have used the lodge for over 100 years.

The fishing is fly-only in June and July. Spin fishing is allowed in August and September. Most of the salmon is released, but anglers can take 3 salmon under 70 cm per rod per day, the rest is catch-release.


Straumar junction pool are located in South West Iceland, approx. 1 hour and 15 min from Reykjavik.


There are two small and cosy houses on the riverbank, each with two bedrooms.

Recommended Tackles

Both single and double handed rods and floating line.

Recommended Flies

Black and red Frances, Snælda, Sunray Shadow etc.

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Best regards, Johanna G