Krossa River in Bitru

The Fishing

Krossa river is a small 2 rod salmon river located in the North West of Iceland. There are about 8 km of fishing water and 22 marked pools, everything from fast running waterfalls down to slow water pools. Krossa river is fly-only and anglers are asked to release all large salmon to prevent overfishing in this sustainable mountain river.

Throughout the years, the fishing has been quite good in Krossa, between 100-200 salmon are caught per year. The price is very reasonable for this small and challenging river. Krossa river has the perfect size for families or group of friends who prefer privacy.

The Accommodation

The fishing lodge is small and cosy wooden hut. The hut consists of four bedrooms with bunk beds and a well equipped kitchen and a grill on the veranda. The hut sleeps up to 9 people at a time.


Self service


Westfjords of Iceland

Distance from Reykjavík

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Further details


From 1. July to 20. September

Prime time

From mid July to mid August


Recommended flies

Hitch tubes, Micro tubes, small flies like Colly dog, Red and Black Frances, Black and blue and many others in sizes 10-14

Recommended tackles

single handed rods, 9 foot 4-7 weight.

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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Last updated: 16/02/2019 13:53:09 via Icelandic Meteorological Office