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West Ranga River

West Ranga river. Salmon river in Iceland

West Ranga river

Location: South of Iceland, about 90 km from Reykjavik. Take Highway 1 South towards Selfoss. Drive through Selfoss towards Hella. A few hundred meters before Hella there is a sign on your right that says Þykkvibær. Turn right at that sign and drive about 2 km and then you see the lodge at your left hand side. The lodge is located at the riverside; It offers comfort in stylish in newly built facilities. Free Wi-Fi, hot tub, restaurant, bar, lounge, waders drying room, there is everything you need. It has 22 rooms that all have private bathroom with shower.

Fishing season: June 20th to October 19th
Prime time: July 5th to August 20th.
Number of rods:
21st June – June 30th: 12 rods
July 1st-19th October: 16 rods

Fishing hours:
June 21st –August 1st 07:00-13:00 & 16:00-22:00
August 1st – September 27th 07:00-13:00 & 15:00-21:00
September 28th – October 19th 08:00-20:00

West Ranga river, is one of the best known salmon river in Iceland. It is not only known for its beauty and great variety of fishing pools, but also for the high volume of salmon caught there every year. West Ranga usually ends as the