Laxa river in Dolum is located in West Iceland, approx. 2 hours from Reykjavik. It is a classic Icelandic salmon river, famous for its large stock of fish. It is one of the best and most productive salmon rivers in Iceland. Laxa river in Dolum is a medium sized, 4-6 rod river and is easily accessible. The river is about 25 km long, double bank, so there is a plenty of space for each angler. The character of the river ranges from faster rocky water in the upper reaches to long smoother flowing stretches in the lower part. It is made for a single handed rod, riffling hitch and small flies. The average catch is about 1220 salmon per season, which is higher than on many other rivers and quite impressive for a 4-6 rod river.
Laxa river in Dolum is a fly only river and anglers must release all salmon 70 cm and larger. Anglers are allowed to take 1 grilse per rod per shift.
The Laxa river in Dolum lodge is full catering and comfortable with a beautiful view over the river. There are 6 ensuite bedrooms, each rod has a private twin bedroom. There is a nice and comfortable sitting room where anglers have a nice angle of the river, as well as a nice dining area. Anglers can relax in the sauna the lodge has to offer.
The catering is first class where there is served 3 course customary meals.
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How to get there
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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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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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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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