Þrastalundur-Sog atlantic salmon

Reykjavík Salmon and Char

This trip is all about chasing magnificent Atlantic Salmon and stunning Arctic Char. The River Sog, Iceland’s largest spring-fed river, is just an hour’s drive from Reykjavík and offers some of the finest fly fishing in the country. The river flows out of Lake Thingvallavatn, providing a pristine habitat where these remarkable fish thrive.

The River Sog is a place of both natural beauty and angling prestige. Its clear waters, framed by lush landscapes and volcanic formations, create a serene and exhilarating setting for fly fishing enthusiasts. The river is divided into several beats, each offering a unique fishing experience, with Fish Partner providing exclusive access to some of the best stretches.

The Atlantic Salmon of the River Sog are renowned for their size and strength, providing an unforgettable challenge for anglers. Catching an Atlantic Salmon in the River Sog is a thrilling experience, with tales of these battles becoming treasured memories.

In addition to the Atlantic Salmon, the river is also home to the Arctic Char, another prized catch for fly fishers. These beautiful fish, with their distinctive coloring and varied morphs, add to the diversity and excitement of fishing in the River Sog. The Char in these waters can grow to impressive sizes, and their spirited fights add to the day’s adventure.

This day tour offers a unique opportunity to catch both Atlantic Salmon and Arctic Char in one of Iceland’s premier fishing rivers. With expert guidance from Fish Partner and access to exclusive beats, you’ll as well positioned for a successful and memorable fishing experience as possible. In the River Sog, every cast holds the promise of a remarkable catch and an unforgettable day on the water.

For Atlantic Salmon fishing on river Sog the preferred fishing method is swinging salmon flies with a double-handed rod, whereas when chasing Arctic Char a single-handed rod and upstream nymphing or dry flies are the tactic of chose
Atlantic Salmon fishing is not easy and blank days happen but once an Atlantic Salmon takes your fly, you’ll be hooked for life.


09:00 am – Pick up at your hotel.

09:45 am – Arrival at River Sog and start fishing.

12:00 pm– Lunch served at the bank. Snacks are available throughout the day.

05:00 pm – Drive to Reykjavík.

06:00 pm – Arrive at the hotel.

What’s Included

  • Transportation to and from Reykjavik
  • Fishing licenses
  • Private guide
  • Equipment (rod, waders, and flies)
  • Lunch box, snacks, and drinks

What do I need to bring?

  • Waterproof jacket
  • Camera


1. person – Price 165.000isk
2.person – Price 195.000isk

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Reykjavík Salmon and Char

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  • Easy – Very little hiking required, easy for every one.
  • Modrate – Some hiking required.
  • Hard – Strenuous hiking require, good physical conditions required.
  • Mixed – Some easy access areas and others that require hiking.