Laxa in Leirarsveit

Laxa in Leirarsveit is a very nice river less than an hour from Reykjavik.

This medium sized river is located in the West of Iceland.

There are 7 rods on the Laxa.

Distance from Reykjavík is about 60 km.


The Lodge

The Laxa lodge is spacious, with eight double rooms, and good facilities. The food and service is very good.


The Fishing & Tackle

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

Average total catch for the last 5 years (2009-2013) is 956 salmon per year.

Recommended tackle is single-handed rods, 7 to 8 wt., 9 to 10 ft.