Actor and fishing presenter, Robson Green kicks off the new series, fishing on one of Iceland's most famous rivers, Laxa in Kjos for Atlantic Salmon. Its early season, and conditions look great as Robson meets guide, Haruldur Eiriksson who shows him the lower river where the Salmon will first enter the river on the tide. Moving further up river, Robson starts fishing below a waterfall, which is natural barrier for the fish as they travel upstream, and is soon rewarded with a bar of Icelandic silver to get the trip off to a fine start. Robson recounts the tale of how he first got into fishing as a 7 yr old boy before hooking into another powerful fish which turns out to be a double figure Sea Trout and the biggest one he's ever caught. Day 2 sees Robson move location to another of Iceland's iconic rivers, the West Ranga. Here the river is much wider, allowing Robson to use a double handed fly rod to cover more water on the famous Home Pool. After seeing a fish follow his fly, Robson persists and is soon into a strong salmon which is certainly double figures. Thrilled to land his biggest ever salmon on fly, the moment is celebrated in style with a glass of Champagne on the river bank. And it isn't long before he lands another good salmon to cap a brilliant day's fishing and one he'll never forget. The next part of this adventure starts with a helicopter trip into the highlands, to fish the remote River Kjarra for Arctic Char, with Icelandic actor and guide, Hilmir Gudnason. Robson's biggest ever Arctic Char is only 1/2lb so this could be another record breaking day but conditions are horrible with high winds and fog around, so he needs to remain patient. It isnt long before Robson hooks into a Char but soon loses it before finally landing a nice Char which he's delighted with. Moving down river to another pool, Robson is thrilled to hook into and land a beautiful Brown Trout and tops off the trip with another stunning Arctic Char.
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