Iceland is an island situated in the North Atlantic. This land is still volcanically active with lava flows still active to this day. The landscape of Iceland consists of mountains, glacial flows and lava flow. Fresh glacier-fed rivers are leading to the sea, making for some stunning scenery while fishing.
The seas surrounding Iceland make for some fantastic fishing. Ready to be caught are some massive fish. The popularity of Salmon fishing in Iceland has increased dramatically over the years. It is now renowned as one of the best European destinations for a fishing holiday.
Fly Fishing Iceland
The freshwater fly fishing on offer in Iceland, and the Icelandic salmon fly patterns associated with the waters, are what make our Iceland salmon fishing trips so exceptional. Salmon fly fishing is phenomenal in Iceland without a doubt. Lakselva being one of the most popular Salmon rivers in Iceland that attracts hundreds of visitors each year. Lakselva Salmon fishing and the abundance of species that can be targeted in Icelandic rivers has helped boost the popularity.
However, Iceland is an exceptional fishing destination and offers a wide variety of fishing opportunities. One, for example, that is sometimes overlooked is the excellent Brown Trout fishing Iceland has to offer. Iceland fly fishing for giant Brown Trout has proven to be outstanding. With some monster fish being caught by customers to destinations such as Lake Thingvallvatn.
Lake Thingvallvatn Fly Fishing
Lake Thingvallvatn is the perfect fishing trip for a novice or experienced angler. Perfect for anglers looking for a short, fully guided holiday with the chance of catching a huge Trout. Fishing on stunning private beats, you will have your guide on hand to answer any questions and photograph your magnificent fish. These fly fishing holidays offer their visitors an unparalleled experience that sees our customers returning year after year.
Iceland Sea fishing can be extremely productive for anglers who are fishing there. With both boat and shore fishing being some of the best fishing in Europe. This location offers its visitors a fantastic chance to fish for stunning Brown Trout and Arctic Char. While also being situated in one of the most beautiful countries in Europe.
Prime time to fish for Brown Trout is around April to June whereas Arctic Char is from June to August. When tackling up for these brutish fish, it is advisable to have a reel that holds plenty of backing.
Once hooked, these Chrome torpedoes will try to head straight out to deeper water. They can quickly have your fly line surging out of sight. With five exclusive prime beats on the lake and some of the best local guides in Iceland. Lake Thingvallavatn has the potential to hand out a new PB Brown Trout every trip.
Iceland Salmon Fishing Trips
When on one of our Icelandic fishing trips, the species you can find are varied. They include some outstanding Cod fishing. Also, just waiting to be caught are some massive Halibut. Add to the list species like big Coalfish and Plaice, and you have the makings of a perfect sea fishing holiday. Ideal for those wishing to travel to destinations such as Sudreyri and Flateyri to target these hard fighting fish.
A fishing trip here is something that’s not to be missed by anybody. Contact our expert team, who will help you to organize your perfect dream holiday.
You can view all our Sea fishing destinations here. Make sure also to explore all our Fly Fishing destinations too. Remember, you can also request a free brochure which details all our fishing trips.