River Miðfjarðará is considered to be extremely beautiful and many call it the queen of salmon rivers. It is one of the best and one of the most expensive salmon fishing rivers in the country. Most of the salmon caught in Miðjarðará are 5 – 9 lbs but salmon up to 20 lbs are caught every summer. In 2015 there was an absolute record catch of 6028 salmon. The river boasts a very good average catch, about 3585 salmon the last 10 years. River Miðfjarðará is always fished for 2 -3 days at a time, from noon to noon.