Sea trout, various rivers

Sea trout fishing is lot of fun, they fight well and they can get really big or over 20 lbs.

Iceland Outfitters arranges fishing tours to some of the best Sea trout rivers in Iceland. All our tours are tailor made, we choose the best options possible in regards to prime time on each river.

Sea trout rivers we recommend Litlá, 5 rod river in NE Iceland Tungufljót, 4 rod river in SE Iceland Tungulækur, 3-4 rod river, SE Iceland Varmá, 6 rod river, SW Iceland Laxá in Kjós, 2 rods, SW Iceland

Prime time for Sea trout fishing is in the spring and autumn.

The spring season starts April 1st, the best time being from then until the middle of May. The autumn season starts in some rivers late July, but most of them in August-Sept-Oct.

Itinerary for Sea trout fishing

Day 1

Anglers are picked up at their hotel in Reykjavik around 11:00. When fishing up north, anglers take a domestic flight to Akureyri where their guide meets them. When fishing down on the south coast, our guides meet clients at their hotel and take them to the river. Anglers stop for lunch on the way and start fishing in the afternoon.

Day 2 and 3

Early breakfast and a full day of fishing. Anglers go back to their lodge for lunch and a short nap. Fishing usually ends at 22:00 when anglers go back to the lodge for dinner.

Day 4

After breakfast, anglers fish until noon then head back to Reykjavik.

Most anglers choose to spend a night before and after their fishing tour in Reykjavik. We can arrange all hotel accommodation and sightseeing if anglers choose to stay longer in Iceland.

Further details


From 1. April to 20. October

Recommended flies

Streamers like Black Ghost, Gray Ghost, Woly Bugger and most flies with bright colors

Recommended tackles

Single handed rod, floting line with sinking tip some times it is useful to have sinking lines.

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Good to know

How to get there

There are many major airlines flying to Iceland during the summer months. The local airlines Icelandair and WOW Air fly daily all year long to many major cities in Europe and USA

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Icelandic is spoken in Iceland. English is the seccond language so more or less everyone speaks it.

Time difference

Iceland is GMT+0 time and does not have daylight saving time. It's in the same time zone as the UK during winter.

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Emergeny numbers

The local emergency number is 112 – Police / Ambulance / Firefighters.

If you have any emergency concerning your reservation, please contact +354 855 2680


Layers, layers, layers... The only thing we can be sure of about the weather in Iceland is that you will see all types of weather, and that goes for the whole year around. Iceland is windy and rainy so even if the weather is nice it can cool down with the Northern wind. There is a saying in Iceland, if you do not like the weather... wait a minute.

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Tackle disinfection

Infectious disease agents such as viruses and the parasite, Gyrodactylus salaris, have never been detected in freshwater fish in Iceland.

To prevent the spread of infectious agents from other countries to freshwater fish in Iceland, Icelandic law prohibits the use of fishing equipment that has been used for angling abroad, unless disinfected by approved methods.

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Complete general information

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