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The 2016 fishing season

Written by Stjani. Posted in News.

Incredible start to the salmon fishing

The salmon fishing season in Iceland started on Saturday June 4. with a bang! For the first day on Nordura River the anglers landed 27 salmon. The next day was even better and that day the Blanda River also opened with 50 salmon in the first day for 4 rods. For all my years I cannot remember a better opening of the salmon season. Salmon have been seen in numbers in most rivers on the west coast and it's still a few days before those open. We have a group on River Kjarra starting on June 14. and then a group on River Thvera starting on June 16. and we simply cannot wait to get there. 


Available salmon fishing

We still have a single rod on the Langa River for June 30. - July 6. as well as one rod for July 24. - 27. Contact me for details to info@icelandanglThis email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Further information can be found here: 


No day trips this season

Recently we have received a lot of inquiries for day trips. I'm afraid that we are just too busy to arrange day trips this season as we are fully booked and do not have guides to work the day trips. I'm sorry we cannot help this season. 



It's almost time for fishing in Iceland

Written by Stjani. Posted in News.

First of all I want to tell you about a great fishing app called Angling iQ. Get the app for iOS or Android devices and follow my profile there @stjaniben.

With just over 2 weeks before the fishing season in Iceland starts I am getting excited and ready to go fishing. I think when I finally get to go I'll be like these cows in this video:

The fishing season in Iceland starts on April 1. and that is when a few rivers open for sea trout fishing. The laws on fishing state that anglers are allowed to fish for sea run trout from April 1. each year and so it marks the start of the fishing season in Iceland even though you are technically allowed to fish all year. 

sea trout fishing on Huseyjarkvisl

If you've followed me on here, Instagram or Angling iQ you probably already know I absolutely love sea trout fishing. Being a one man show I have to do as much guiding as I can in a season and that leaves very little time for me to go fishing myself. Except very early in the spring. In the freezing cold of northern Iceland in April. 

I've had some of my absolute best fishing trips on the Huseyjarkvisl River chasing sea trout in April. I love it. Last year my buddy landed a 101 cm sea trout during our trip. Who knows what will happen this year. That is the absolute beauty of it, you never know what will happen. I've lost so many monsters there and pulled in some hawgs over the years I just cannot wait to get there and get my flies wet. 

big seatrout iceland

Recently I've been replying to loads of inquiries about day trips and I am sad to say that I unfortunately cannot do any day trips this year. My guiding schedule is jam packed the whole season and with my job at Angling iQ I simply do not have the time to plan and execute day trips this year. For those of you interested in salmon fishing I still have some absolutely great packages for salmon fishing available. 

Drop me a line to inquire about those - This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 


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