Hofsá is located in the East of Iceland. The Hofsá is a fairly big river and is probably as perfect as fly fishing water can be.

There are 7 beats with 7 rods on the Hofsá.

Distance from Reykjavík is about 600 km. There are frequent domestic flights to Egilsstaðir, the nearest town.


The Lodge

The Hofsá lodge has 7 double rooms and 2 single rooms. The food and service is very good. The living room has a good view over the river and bright Icelandic summer nights.


The Fishing & Tackle

The Hofsá is fly only. All salmon over 69 cm is released.

Average total catch for the last 5 years (2010-2014) is 961 salmon per year.

Recommended tackle is single-handed rods, 7 to 8 wt., 9 to 10 ft. or light double-handed rods, such as 8 wt., 12,5 to 13 ft.