Laxa river in Kjos

Laxa river in Kjos

Prime time Availability 2018:

  • June 23rd - 26th

Laxa river in Kjos plays the vital role in the great scenery of the stunning glacially forged valley it is placed in. It is a first class salmon river, which offers wide variety of fishing and technical fishing, sometimes it is called the university of salmon fishing. It is a medium size salmon river, 25 km long with 80 pools, fished on 10 rods. It offers everything from the deep white waterfall pools to the long flat pools, as well as the tiny river Bugda, which is a tributary to Laxa river in Kjos.


Laxa river in Kjos is located in Hvalfjordur in South West Iceland, approx. 30 min from Reykjavik.


The lodge is on of the better full service lodges in Iceland, it is large but still very cosy and attractive. The view from the lodge is spectacular. With each rod there comes a twin spacious bedroom with an ensuite bathroom and a view over the river. There is also a large wading/drying area at the lodge. The lodge offers fine meals and good service to anglers.

Recommended Tackles

Single handed rod or a small double handed rod & floating line.

Recommended Flies

Riffling hitch, hitch tubes and small flies. Popular flies are Sunray shadow, Haugur, Frances etc.

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Best regards, Johanna G