Leirá river in Leirársveit - The little sister of Laxá in Leirársveit
Leira river is a beautiful, 2 rod salmon and sea trout river, located in Leirarsveit, approx. 40 min from Reykjavik. Leira river is a small and sensitive river with very beautiful surroundings. The river is about 4 km long with 24 named pools. Leira river is fly only and all fish has to be released.
- Sea trout season: April 1st - May 15th
- Salmon season: July 10th - October 10th
There is a small and a cosy, self-catering cottage standing on the riverbank, which makes this the ideal location for good friends or families who want to stay near the capital. The cottage has one twin bedroom, a sleeping loft for 2 people and a sleeping sofa for 1-2 people. There are a lot of things to see and explore nearby.
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