Leirvogsá is an exciting and productive salmon river in a beautiful environment, just a stone’s throw from the capital. This is a spring and rainwater fed catchment of approximately 85 square km². The river flows from Lake Leirvogsvatn and is about 12 km long, but the fishing section is about 8 km and ends below waterfall Tröllafoss. The environment of the river is unique, with a number of beautiful pools and fishing spots and the good average catch on each rod has tempted anglers through the years. Big sea trout have made Leirvogsá theri home in recent years and anglers have been delighted to catch them alon with salmon. In Leirvogsá, anglers stand very close to the salmon, so be sure to be careful by the pools. A record catch was in 2008 when 1173 salmon were caught in the river.