Iceland

Atlantic Salmon in River Midfjardará. Status of Populations and Prospects for 2013.

Source: Frontiers UK Recruitment and year class strength of juvenile Atlantic salmon has been monitored annually in River Miðfjarðará since 1984. We make a close look ... Full story

Fishing Days at Farlow's and Sportfish

As part of their regular series of events covering destinations and fly fishing around the globe, Farlow's and Sportfish are pleased to welcome Andrew Rushton, owner of the Kalum River Lodge in British Columbia and Stjani Benediktsson and Bjossi Runarsson who are two top fly fishing guides from Iceland. ... Full story

Fly Fishing Adventures - Laxardal - 66°N

For some time now I have heard whispers of the trout fishing in Iceland and I was dubious at best. The idea of rivers with browns averaging 4-5lbs and the chance of 10-12lb fish like in New Zealand but then with the population density resembling a river more like that of Southern England, it just seemed inconceivable! So I ventured North-West to go and see if any of these bold statements were based at all on truth. ... 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

Superb Sela Salmon

Arni Baldursson has posted this photograph on Facebook of his superb salmon from Iceland's River Sela that is estimated to be over 30lbs and looking at the scale of the fish next to the rod I don't think we would disagree! ... Full story

Secrets of the international fishing agent

Charlie White, director of fishing at Roxtons Fieldsports, talks to Fish and Fly about the 2012 prospects for Iceland, while giving a fascinating insight into the wider role and responsibilities of one of the UK's top destination sporting agencies. But first, with the Russian season already under way on the Varzuga and the other Kola rivers and Norway set to open on June 1st, we asked him about another great destination salmon country, Iceland: ... Full story

Iceland Government suspends plans for three big dams

The Icelandic Government has accepted NASF‘s objections to a new hydro-electric generating scheme on Iceland‘s biggest river and suspended the plans to build three dams to power generation plants. ... Full story

Fly Fishing for Atlantic Salmon in Iceland

If you are interested in fly fishing for Atlantic Salmon in Iceland, or curious about the main rivers there then we have 5 short videos that will give you a great idea of what you can expect to find in the land of fire, ice and gleaming silver! ... Full story

Iceland's River Sela launches new website

A new website has been launched to showcase the world-famous salmon fishing available on the Rivers Sela and Hofsa in Iceland ... Full story

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