Home to many 20-pounders; the river is recognised as one of the finest salmon rivers in Iceland, enjoying a high percentage of multi-sea-winter salmon. 2010 record breaking season 1,300 salmon. The river offers a total 13 rods across 6 private beats. Bildfells beat is the most productive with 300 to 400 salmon caught annually. The river holds a good head of Arctic char, with fish to 8-9 pounds caught yearly.
The salmon season on Sog runs for 4 months from June to September. Anglers predominantly use single or double-handed rods, floating lines and small to medium size flies. Productive flies are Red & Black Frances, Blue Charm, Red & Green But, Snaelda, Sunray Shadow and other tradition Icelandic flies. Spinning is allowed.
Accommodation is provided in a comfortable self catering lodge beside the river. The lodge has a very well equipped kitchen for cooking, 3-4 bedrooms (sleeps 6-8), WC & shower, dining and sitting room. Also, the lodge has a seperate storage room for waders, fishing clothing and an icebox for storing the fish.
The river Sog is the largest spring fed river in Iceland and is the perfect destination for non-anglers who enjoy walking, photography and birdlife. Popular tourist attractions Mt.Hekla, Lava Fields, Glacier Langjokull, the famous Geysir, Gullfoss Waterfalls and the National Park at Thingvellir are nearby.
Prices per rod per day are: June £200. July £250. August £300. September £275
For more information please contact Jon Sigurdsson at firstname.lastname@example.org