The Langa River is one of Iceland’s top salmon rivers producing on average two thousand Salmons each season, with easy access and great fly fishing water.

The superb twelve-rod lodge overlooks the river and provides a great introduction to salmon fishing in Iceland.

  • Season: June to end of September
  • Outstanding Salmon fishery
  • Good introductory river to Icelandic Salmon fishing
  • Stunning location and scenery
  • Average temperatures: 9-14℃ in warmer summer months. Colder months: single figures down to -3℃

The lodge and fishing is situated some seventy kilometres west of Reykjavik. The lodge is fully serviced and offers accommodation for about ten anglers with plenty of room to relax after a day's fishing.

There are eight twin-bedrooms with anglers normally being accommodated in individual rooms (unless you are sharing a rod), all with en-suite bathrooms. There is a dining-room and living area where you can relax and discuss the day's events. There is also a Sauna amongst the lodge facilities.

The lodge is situated on a hill, giving a panoramic view of the river below. Accommodation and food are included in the price but guides and beverages are additional.

The lodge was built in the nineties and offers very comfortable accommodation.

The food is excellent and three meals a day provided. Lunch is usually taken on the river but you can return to the lodge if you prefer.

WIFI is available in the lodge but you will need to bring your own laptop or tablet.

The Langa River offers the keen Salmon angler the varying flows of water that offer fly fishing challenges. From deep gorges to laddered rapids and streamy runs, waterfalls and gliding pools. The Langa has a lot to offer with over thirty-six kilometres and over one hundred named pools. Wading is shallow (ankle-deep) if required at all and, as a result, the fishing suits all ages and abilities. Fish often sit very close to the banks and a light single-handed or switch-rod is more than adequate for this river. Access is easy and in most cases you can drive within fifty metres of each pool.

All the guides speak excellent English and can help with the techniques required to get the best from Salmon fishing in Iceland. The Langa has a dam at the outflow of the lake at the top of the river and this helps to regulate the flow of water through the season, ensuring that even during dry times there is always water in the river. This makes it a very reliable river and in the top ten rivers in Iceland for fishing.

As with most of the Icelandic salmon rivers the water is clear, and as such, requires smaller flies. The hitched fly can work well.

We would advise all anglers to bring their own gear, from waders and boots to rods, reels lines and flies etc. Whilst single-handed rods work very well, it is always worth putting in a small double-handed rod to offer variety on your fishing trip and the slightly longer double-handed rods can give you greater control over your fly helping to work the pools more effectively.

The rates for this destination vary throughout the season. We offer the best available rates for this destination and do not charge for our service. By calling we are able to tailor a package to specifically suit your requirements at the best available rate. As we have offices in both the United Kingdom and Australia we can also ensure you are being quoted in your local currency. Please enquire for the latest rates and availability, including information on any applicable special offers and group discounts.



Passport with minimum six months validity and photo ID to purchase fishing licence. No Visa required.

Fly direct to Reykjavik. The lodge is a ninety-minute drive from Reykjavik.

All fishing tackle and equipment must be sterilised and you must have a validating certificate.


Contact: Mat McHugh
Tel: +44 (0)1621 743711
Mob: +44 (0)7936 708305


Contact: Gilly Bate
Tel: +44 (0)1730 825626
Mob: +44 (0)7817 304232


Contact: James Laverty
Mob (Australia):
+61 (0)499 900816