Fossá river, the river of the waterfalls. (Foss in Icelandic means waterfall).
The Fossa River offers 16 km of magnificent fly fishing water and incredible scenery while you are fishing. The river is divided into 2 beats with 2 rods on each beat. Salmon fishing in the Fossa River offers you a 2 km of private water. This salmon beat is an amazing late season fishing opportunity for large salmon weighing up to 11 kg. In 2014 , 75% of salmon caught were larger than 70cms. This river has not been over fished or offered to overseas anglers at all until the 2014 season.
Facts about Fossa:
Catch and release river.
September is the prime month for the salmon. Trout can be caught all season.
Location: 120 km from Reykjavik.
Accommodation: No lodge. Plenty of accommodation a short distance from the river.
Gear: Small double hand rods are very effective in this river.
The biggest salmon caught in 2014 was 95 cm long and weighed nearly 9kg and the largest trout weighed 4 kg.
Salmon fishing in Iceland. Trout fishing in Iceland.