The River Laxa in Dolum is another of Iceland's great salmon rivers. Boasting an average annual catch number of over 1000 salmon with just 4 rods available and a short season means action can be fast and furious here at times. The river is managed by the Hregnassi Angling Club
and is situated in West Iceland just 2 hrs from Reykjavik. Eggert joins club marketing manager and guide, Haraldur Eiriksson, in late season, who shows us some of the best pools on the river which at this time of year are literally stuffed with salmon. This doesn't mean they are easy to catch though, having seen many flies and possibly been in the river for a few months, so as Halli explains, small sparse flies and delicate presentation are needed as well as the hope of a fresh fish or two arriving in the pool and seeing your fly. Laxa in Dolum is another reminder of what a fantastic country Iceland is for fly fishing and another reason to put it on your bucket list.
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