Fishing Tours | Guide to Iceland

Fishing Tours
Whether you are a beginner or an expert, fishing tours take you to Iceland's rivers, lakes and oceans where an abundance of fish thrive in astonishing natural settings.

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Frequently asked questions

What fishing gear should I bring to Iceland?

You are free to bring whatever equipment you feel you might need, but be aware that it must be disinfected at the airport. Waders are an essential piece of kit in Iceland for getting to those tricky spots off the river banks.

What is the most efficient way of maximising my fishing in Iceland?

The best option is to purchase a fishing card, known as a Veiðikortid. This allows you access to 35 lakes across the country.

Can I rent fishing equipment in Iceland?

Yes, there are numerous providers who rent out fishing equipment. This saves having to disinfect your equipment upon arrival to Iceland.

What are the most common fish species caught in Iceland?

The most common fish species caught in Iceland are brown trout, Arctic char and salmon.

What happens if the river floods?

If the river floods, you will not be offered a refund. This is in line with fishing regulation in Iceland. You may still be allowed to exercise your right to wade and fish, though your guide is likely to advise against it.