Welcome to
the Langadalsá River

The Langadalsá is among the most remote salmon rivers in Iceland. Located in the West Fjords it has truly unique surroundings where one can fish in pristine clear waters in total privacy for days on end.

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General Information

The Langadalsá is located far into the Ísafjarðardjúp-fjord in the remote and rugged West fjords of Iceland. 

The Langadalsá is fished with four rods. On average the salmon are a typical size for the western part of Iceland, with the occasional 20-pounder. Since 2019 the Langadalsá has been a full catch and release river. 

The Langadalsá meanders through a green and fertile valley. It is 24 km long and salmon can run approximately 20 km of its length. 

The access to the pools is very good, as regular cars can be used to get close to most of the pools. The Langadalsá is very popular with families and small groups who enjoy the tranquility by the river  as part of an outdoor holiday.

Fishing Season

From June 20th to September 20th.

Prime Time

Mid July to mid August.

Recommended Flies

Black and Red Francis, Collie Dog, Black Sheep, Sunray Shadow, cone heads and tube flies.

Recommended Tackle

Single-handed rods, floating lines.

Langadalsa Lodge

Anglers are offered accommodation in a spacious and charming self-catering lodge facing the magical scenery of Langadalsá river. The lodge provides eight double rooms and a spacious open living room with dining area and a well-equipped kitchen. A large veranda surrounds the lodge with a grill and dining area. After a long day fishing guests can relax in the sauna or the jacuzzi. Langadalsá is especially suitable for smaller fishing parties and families.  

Cleaning can be provided upon departure. Fishing guides and a private chef can also be arranged upon request. Please familiarize yourself with house rules and fishing rules upon arrival. For any further information regarding the lodges please contact Styrmir, email:

Langadalsa FAQ

We welcome rod sharers on all our rivers as well as non fishers. We can also offer our guests extra rooms depending on availability

Yes, disinfection must be carried out by a veterinarian from the country of embarkation and a certificate of disinfection presented to local custom officer upon arrival to Iceland. If a certificate cannot be obtained, the fishing equipment must be handed to customs officers upon entering the country for immediate disinfection at owner’s expense.

We kindly ask our guests to adhere to the check in schedules specified here on the website or in the brochures in order for our staff to be able to adequately prepare the lodge for your arrival.

In Iceland English is widely spoken by the locals and can be referred to as a second language.

We recommend fishing single handed rods as the river can be quite delicate and lighter lines can help anglers avoid spooking fish.

266 km

Approx. 3 hours, 26 min.

64°45’07″N 21°20’41″W

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