Tungufljót in Skaftafell

The Fishing

Tungufljót river in Skaftafell is one of the best known Sea trout rivers in Iceland and is most famous for the high average weight so that you have real chance of catching a Sea trout over 20 lbs.

Tungufljót is located in a beautiful surroundings in a lava field, surrounded by glaciers and volcanoes and situated close to some of the most interesting nature spots in Iceland.

The best time for fishing in Tungufljót is in early spring, April-May and also in the autumn August-September. There is mainly Sea trout in Tungufljót, but anglers can expect to have salmon and Arctic char as well.

During summer the Tungufljót area is a real paradise and we rent out the lodge there for a week at a time making it ideal for a family or group of friends who want to enjoy staying for a week in these stunning surroundings with fishing as an option.

The Accommodation

The fishing lodge at Tungufljót is self-catering. It's nice with 4 twin bedrooms, a big veranda and a good living room which makes your stay all the more comfortable.

For more info please contact: icelandoutfitters@icelandoutfitters.com


Self service


Southeast Iceland

Distance from Reykjavík

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Further details


From 1. April to 30. September


Recommended flies

Streamers like, Black Ghost, Wolly bugger, Flaedamus, Dýrbítur and all Streamers in white, red, orance ,pink colours

Recommended tackles

Single handed rods or small double handed, sink tip lines or full sink,

Fishing time

( 1- 30 April 07-13 and 15 -21) (1 May – 19 August 07-13 and kl. 16 -22) (20 August – 19 September 07-13 and 15-21 ) ( 20 -30 September 7-13 and 14-20)

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Last updated: 13/01/2020 17:10:55 via Icelandic Meteorological Office