Laxa river in Dolum

The Fishing

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 Accommodation

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.

Location

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Region

West Iceland

Distance from Reykjavík

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Further details

Season

From 1. July to 30. September

Rods

Recommended flies

Small flies, hitch, micro hitch, Frances, Collie Dog, Haugur, Black and Blue, Hairy Mary, Green Butt, Silver Sheep etc.

Recommended tackles

Single handed rods 9-10' and floating lines.

Fishing time

16:00 to 22:00 (changes to 15:00 to 21:00 in August) and 07:00 to 13:00.

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