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NEW! Iceland Outfitters is taking over the operation of West Rangá from 2022.  We are so excited to be back at West Rangá as this river holds a very special place in our hearts and lifes.   

We have started to book for 2022.  

Iceland Outfitters is a family-run travel agency with the goal of offering the best fishing, hunting and outdoor tours in Iceland.  

Please contact us, and we will send you suggestions where we recommend you to fish. 

See you in Iceland

Harpa & Stefán

Where to fish?

West Ranga river, Iceland

West Ranga

West Rangá is one of the best salmon river in Iceland. Fished with 12 – 18 rods and a really good fishing lodge. West Rangá is located in South Iceland about 1 hour drive from Reykjavik.

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Hólsá West bank

Hólsá is a 4 rod river, attached to West Rangá. It is the part including the beat Borg and all the way to the river mouth.
There is a basic but nice 4 bedroom lodge that goes with Hólsá.

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Laxa in Dolum

Laxa in Dolum is one of those crystal clear salmon rivers Iceland is famous for. With only 4-6 rods, it is the perfect choice for large families, friends or companies.

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ION Beat

Lake Thingvellir provides us with a fly fishing wonder. The “Ice age brown trout” can grow up to extreme sizes, with reports every year recording trout up to 30 pounds.

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Urridafoss waterfall

Urridafoss waterfall has one of the biggest wild salmon stock in Iceland. Thjorsa river is majestic and is the longest river in Iceland or about 230 km from source to sea.

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As you can see, West Rangá tends to be pretty reliable. ...

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ION beat offers very beautiful brown trout. Get in touch for available dates. ...

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The rain song of West Rangá. Fish are happy. ...

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How old were you when you caught your first fish? ...

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Don´t you agree? ...

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3 years ago today the majestic volcano of Fagradalsfjall gave us this unforgettable spectacle. ...

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September catch at West Rangá. ...

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Where did you last catch salmon? ...

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Fishing in Hólaá river for trout and char. ...

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Leira river is a beautiful, 2-rod salmon and sea trout river located in Leirarsveit, 40 min from Reykjavik. Matthias caught this one in April last year. ...

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And it works! ...

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Harpa: What is the best fly to use in Leirá? I should ask instead, what plank is best for Leirá to heat the river up? This was last year. Spring fishing is approaching! ...

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Urridafoss waterfall holds many fun and adventurous fishing spots; it is full of life and offers a different kind of salmon fishing. Join us! ...

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We had a few warm days, but now the frost has been coming back. When it´s frosty, the air becomes clear, and the winter light creates evenings like this one. ...

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This one was caught in Hólsá West Bank. All salmon that runs up to East and West Ranga rivers go trough Hólsá, and you can have amazing fishing. The average catch is around 500 salmon per season. ...

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The team at Salmologic develops and produces high quality fishing equipment tailored to the needs of those who fly fish for the Atlantic salmon and brown trout. 

We offer a wide selection of rods, reels, lines, flies, tippets and leaders, accessories and more.

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