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Fishing in Iceland is a fun activity for both beginners and experts. Our beautiful country is filled with a myriad of rivers and lakes, making it an ideal location for fishing fans. Furthermore, Hotel Rangá sits on the banks of one of Iceland’s best salmon rivers, the East-Rangá River. In addition, there are several rivers and lakes in South Iceland where fishing for Arctic char and brown trout is available. Almost all fishing in Icelandic rivers must be booked with a guide. Salmon fishing in Iceland is very popular, and rivers are booked well in advance. Therefore, it is a good idea to inquire about this option prior to your trip to Hotel Rangá. Simply contact the Hotel Rangá Reception and we can assist you to book your dream fishing experience in Iceland. Do remember that the fishing season in Iceland is from June to October.

Guided Fishing Tours in Iceland

Various tours are available year-round. We partner only with reputable tour companies that ensure the safety, comfort, and satisfaction of our guests. Reach out to our front desk concierge today to book your dream tour.

Frequently asked questions about Fishing.


Fishing licenses sell out fairly long in advance it is best to book sooner rather then later. Please reach out to our concierge for more information. 

The East-Rangá river is privately owned Salmon fishing river, it is necessary to book fishing licenses in advance. 

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