Holaá is the perfect river for Daytrips, only 40 min drive from Reykjavik in beautiful nature and always fish in the river. The nature are around Holaá river is very interesting, lot of hot spring water comes up from the ground and in some places, local people bakes bread in the ground because of the warm in the ground. All this warm water ends up in Holaá and warms the river and makes good conditions for the fish.

Holaá river is located close to the village Laugarvatn.


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South Iceland

Distance from Reykjavík

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From 1. April to 1. October


Recommended flies

Nymphs, bead head flies, in all natural colours, small is the secret, 14-16, also dry flies can be good, Early spring streamers,

Recommended tackles

Single handed rods. 9-10 foot, weight 4-7, floating line

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Last updated: 29/05/2018 17:32:45 via Icelandic Meteorological Office