Hölkná river

The Fishing

Hölkná river is a nice 2 rod salmon river in the North East of Iceland. It is one of the big fish rivers in the Northern part of the country. It is known for its big salmon and the unique and stunning nature. The crystal clear river has about 10 km of fishing water with 27 named pools, from the waterfall to the sea, completely perfect for fly fishing. Holkna is a 2 rod fly-only river and all fish has to be released.

The Accommodation

The Hölkná lodge is a newly renovated cottage. It is really beautiful, cosy and unique, with a great focus on details.

There are two houses, the new house has 2 bedrooms for 4 guests, living room, coffee maker and a fridge. The kitchen and a dining room is in the old house, 1 guestroom and a small single room in the entrance hall.

For more info please contact icelandoutfitters@icelandoutfitters.com.


Self service


Northeast Iceland

Distance from Reykjavík

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Further details


From 1. July to 27. September


Recommended flies

Red and black frances, black and blue, Haugur, Hitch flies, sunray and all tipical Icelandic salmon flies.

Recommended tackles

Single handed rods 9-10 foot weight 6-8 or 14-18 gr and switch rods 10-11 foot weight 6-8 or 14-18 gr, 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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Last updated: 02/12/2019 19:18:12 via Icelandic Meteorological Office