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August 31 to September 7th, 2017

/August 31 to September 7th, 2017
August 31 to September 7th, 2017 2017-07-01T11:38:15+00:00

Iceland 2017 – Sea Trout and Atlantic Salmon

August 31 to September 7th, 2017

Haukadalsa and Eldvatn Rivers 

Our Haukadalsa/Eldvatn trip is SOLD OUT for 2017.  We have added a new trip for 2017 in the north of Iceland fishing three rivers –  Mýrarkvísl, Lónsá and Laxá in Aðaldal  .  If you would like to fish with us in Iceland, please Contact Us .

Join us in Iceland August 31 to September 7th, 2017! A small group trip hosted by Jeff McEvoy of Weatherby’s and Haukur Þórðarson from Iceland will fish two rivers – the Eldvatn on the southern coast for sea trout – running from 5 to 15 pounds; and the Haukadalsa due north of Reykjavik for Atlantic salmon averaging 5-15 pounds.  Trip dates will be to arrive in Iceland on August 31st and depart on September 8th.  We will spend three days on each river with one night in Reykjavik between rivers on September 3 and September 7 before departure on the afternoon of the 8th.

Space will be limited to a total of 10 anglers as singles or pairs. Price for a single will be $5395 and pairs will be $3895 per person.  It will include three nights lodging and meals on each river and two nights in Reykjavik.  This will be a semi-guided trip, meaning you will have access to local expertise, but will not have exclusive, full time access to a guide.  Full time guide can be available for additional fee.  Pricing currently does not include airfare,  or meals while in Reykjavik, but does include in-country transportation vehicle rentals.

If you are interested in joining us for our annual Icelandic Fishing Adventure in a spectacular setting, please call Jeff at 877-796-5558 or email him.

Detailed Itinerary

August 30

Depart US from DC, NY, BOS 9 PM or so, Arrive Keflavik early AM

August 31

Arrive Keflavik, pick up rental, breakfast on the road, and arrive at Haukadalsa guest house around Noon.

Fish until dark – approximately 8:30 PM

Supper at guest house at 9 PM

September 1

Fish Haukadalsa

September 2

Fish Haukadalsa

September 3

Fish Haukadalsa until Noon, depart for Reykjavik – Icelandair Hotel Natura for the night. Dine in local restaurant.

September 4

Drive to Eldvatn guest house by Noon, fish until dark.

September 5

Fish Eldvatn

September 6

Fish Eldvatn

September 7

Fish Eldvatn until Noon, depart for Keflavik to Hotel Keflavik . Dine in local restaurant.

September 8

Depart for US AM or PM flights from Keflavik.

Gear List:

Weather in early September can average from 30 degrees F to 50 degrees F. Winds can be calm or blow 30+ mph.

  • 8-9 wt./9-10 ft single handed rod.  Floating and intermediate lines. Nine foot leaders with 2x or 1x tippet.
  • 8-9 wt. two handed rod
  • Good waders and cleated wading boots.  Must be new or clean and sterile.
  • Wading staff
  • Good rain jacket for wading
  • Wool hat
  • Fingerless gloves
  • Fleece or wool pants with long underwear
  • Fleece or wool shirt with long underwear top
  • Down or fiber sweater/jacket
  • Fishing vest or pack
  • Sun glasses
  • Ball cap
  • Personal toiletries
  • Prescription meds
  • Glasses/contacts
  • Personal clothing for post fishing at the lodge and two nights in Reykjavik

Bedding is provided in the guest houses/hotels.  We will be passing through several communities in our travels and will be able to pick up personal items that might be forgotten.

Travel in Iceland:

Most people from Iceland speak good English.  Most commerce can be conducted with VISA/Mastercard.  Icelandic currency may be obtained at the airport upon arrival or at major US banks prior to departure from the US. Travel insurance is strongly recommended in case of any needed cancellation.  Purchase of gasoline for rental cars usually requires a credit card with a PIN.

Reservations and Cancellation Policy:

50% of trip price due at the time of reservation with the balance due no later than August 1, 2015. Cancellations prior to July 1 will be refunded 100%.  Between July 1 and July 31, refunded at 50% of amount paid. NO REFUNDS for cancellations after July 31.