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River Hólaá

The River Hólaá is located 60km from the capital Reykjavik in the upper south of Iceland
River Holaa is very productive stream, runes between Lake Laugarvatn and Lake Apavatn. The lakes and the river host wild Arctic Char and Brown trout. the most common size range is 0,5 kg up to 1 kg, but 1,5 kg up to 2,5 kg fish are not uncommon at all.

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Arctic Char


The River Holaa has spectacular surrounding and the lush vegetation along he banks as well the rich bird life is joy to watch.
Its very providing to fish with small nymphs, size 18-22 ,dry flies and streamers.
The River is a great choice for a fishing day tour in Iceland for Brown Trout or Arctic Char and easy to combination with golden circle day tour
There is a easy access to the river and it fits perfectly for beginners as experience anglers.


Fishing season: May 15th to September 30th
Average size: 1-2 pounds
Access: good
Number of rods: 8
Distance from Reykjavík: 60 km upper south