Icelandic fishing

Big Salmon Showing on Iceland’s Big Laxa

The Nes Beat on the Big Laxa has always been famous for the biggest fish in Iceland but this year the average size is well up. ... Full story

Iceland’s Monster Wild Brown Trout – Lake Thingvallavatn

Imagine a lake that regularly produces wild brown trout from 7 to 9lb with fish over 20lb not uncommon, now let us take you there... ... Full story

Iceland, A Return to Northern Latitudes

Despite a delayed spring bringing a few challenges Alex Jardine enjoys his return to the Laxardal trout beats in Iceland. ... Full story

Iceland: the other side of the coin

It is now well documented how the north Atlantic jetstream has disturbed the UK's summer weather to an even greater extent than usual but the situation for those who head to Iceland in search of its summer harvest of silver Atlantic salmon has presented the opposite to flash flooding in England's home counties. There, an extended drought has put the dampeners on sport and a recent report from fieldsports agent Roxtons shows catches around 30 per cent down on west and north coast rivers. ... Full story

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Richard Hewitt

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