Very good fishing in Skagaheidi – Ölvesvatn #38

It has been a good season so far for the Skagaheidi area.  We have heard from some fishermen and they are happy with the fishing and the size of the fish that seems to be above average.

Lárus Óskar goes up there every year. He went there 18th of June until 21st of June, with his friends.  The got very nice weather and cought about 90 fishes and they were very happy. 

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No bait fishing until 15th of June in the National Park.

Since that the month of May has been the coldest in decades, the Þingvellir National Park Commitee announced today that it has to delay the bait fishing season until 15th of June, instead of 1st of June that was formally announced.
So there will only be fly fishing allowed in lake Þingvallavatn until 15th of June and all brown trout must be release back in the lake.
We hope that fishermen show this decision understanding for the sake of the brown trout.
Tight lines,

Fly tying in February

New fishing season is just around the corner here in Iceland.  Less than 50 days until the first lakes will open.  Fishermen is prepering for the new season and checking their fishing gear and filling the fly boxes and many having a quality time behind the flytying vise. Days are longer every day now and we hear from Kristjan Fridriksson, who runs the fly fishing blog at, and he sent us a small review, and introduced us to the event Februarflugu (Flies of Febuary) on Facebook. .

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