Laxa Myvatnssveit is located in the north part of Iceland 90 km from Akureyri. This section of Laxa offers fantastic trout fishing – a big river with great variety of pools and fishing situations.
Average sized trout is 2-6 pounds with many in the range of 5-6 pounds. Wild trout up to 10 pounds have been caught and landed in this part of Laxa.
Daily fishing is from 08:00 – 14.00 and 16:00 – 22:00. Two rods share each beat. The beats are quite long with plenty of pools and runs for the two rods fishing the six hour shift. Some beats entail considerably more walking than others.
Many renowned fly fishers consider this to be one of the greatest wild brown trout rivers in the world. The lodge, Hof, is an old lodge and very basic but it’s clean and functional. The surroundings at Laxa river are absolutely beautiful and the fishing can be phenomenal and does for sure make up for any lack of luxury at the lodge.
North part of Iceland / 90 km from Akureyri
Wild Trout: 2 - 5 pounds
Beginner to advanced
Single rooms / Shared facilities / Full service: Breakfast, lunch, dinner