Fossá river

Fossá river, the river of the waterfalls.
(Foss in Icelandic means waterfall).


The Fossa River offers 16 km of gorgeous fly fishing water and incredible scenery while you are fishing. The river is divided into 2 beats with 2 rods on each beat. Salmon fishing in Fossa offer you a 2 km of private water; the salmon beat is an amazing late season river with big salmon, around 75% are salmon and 25% grilles. Trout beats offers new challenge in every corner, fishing pressure has always been light as the river has never been marketed to foreign anglers.

Facts about Fossa:
Catch and release river.
September is the prime month for the salmon. Trout all season.
Location: 120 km from Reykjavik.
Accommodation: No lodge. Plenty of accommodation short distance from the river.
Gear: salmon beat small double hand rods will do the job, also single hand rods. Trout 4 to 6 weighted lines.
Second highest waterfall in Iceland is in Fossa Haifoss 125 meter.