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Trout fishing

Fly fishing in Iceland for trout is known for some of the best trout fishing

Thingvellir, Iceland, Trout, fishing in iceland
Lake Thingvellir trout

in Europe today. Most of the Rivers and Lakes in Iceland offer good Trout fishing. You can expect to catch,Brown trout, Sea-Trout and Arctic Char.

We can for instance, offer you fishing trips, to majority of trout fishing all around Iceland.

The season: April 1st to October 20 st
The fishing hour: 07:00 -22:00(Maximum 12 hour per day)
The prime time: June to end of August.
Sea Trout: April 1st May 15th and August 15th to October 20th

The Brown Trout in Iceland can reach up to incredible size and each year is Trout’s over 20 pounds landed on the fly in River Tungulaekur and Lake Thingvallavatn. In the Highlands lakes Veidivotn is the average size amazing in some of the lakes, up to 4 pounds.

The same can be said for the majority of the smaller and colder rivers. Elsewhere the fishing areas are of road and have no facilities. It is most important for anglers, to know what kind of fishing they are buying and what to expect, so they can prepare their trip. We can ensure that anglers experience a unique fishing trip.

The Arctic char (Salvelinus Alpinus) can be found in both lakes and rivers all over Iceland. The char is the most widespread freshwater species in Iceland and can range from a half a pound up to over 10 pounds.You can catch both resident and Sea run Char in Iceland. Both great sport fish and fight hard.

Please send your requires to info@fishingiceland.com

Spending your fishing holiday trout fishing in Iceland is a great way to enjoy life.


Watt Boone with 7kg trout, monster trout in Iceland
Watt Boone with 7kg trout, monster trout in Iceland, lake Thingvellir


Here you can find several good Trout Rivers that we offer in Iceland

Lake Thingvellir

River Fossá

Laxa in Myvatnssveit and Laxardalur

River Varmá

River Litlaá

Laxá in Aðaldal Beat staðartorfa/Múlatorfa


The Icelandic Highlands 

Tungulækur Sea trout