Laxá in Kjós – Sea Trout

Southwest Iceland
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Fishing season

10 April – 10 May


Baits allowed

Fishing rod

Maximum fishing rods

4 rods

Fishing limits

Catch & Release

Accomodation options

Angling lodge


Not available


Family friendly, Easy access, Requires permission

Price range for fishing rods

For the full day

What can be fished


River Laxá in Kjós offers very good sea trout fishing in the spring. This is an exciting option for anglers living or staying in the capital area due to the short distance. It’s not unusual that anglers catch fish that are about 3-4 kg and there are some bigger fish too.

Accommodation & Facilities

Angling lodge

Anglers who make their way to the sea trout area in Laxá in Kjós have access to a toilet from the fishing lodge’s wader storage

Fishing rules

Anglers should  arrive at the fishing lodge on the morning of the fishing day at 7:45 a.m. to pick out an area. 


Take road nr. 1 from Reykjavík in the direction to Hvalfjarðar – tunnel. Shortly before coming to the tunnel, take a right turn into Hvalfjörður and drive that road to the bridge over Laxá in Kjós. Drive over the bridge and then immediately to the right. Follow  that road for about 1 km and there will be a track to the lodge on the right side.  

Services nearby

Nearest cities

Reykjavík is 40 km away

Nearby airports

Reykjavík airport: 45 km

About the fishing license

Höklar ehf  t: +354 845-4595, [email protected]



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