First of all I want to tell you about a great fishing app called Angling iQ. Get the app for iOS or Android devices and follow my profile there @stjaniben.
With just over 2 weeks before the fishing season in Iceland starts I am getting excited and ready to go fishing. I think when I finally get to go I'll be like these cows in this video:
The fishing season in Iceland starts on April 1. and that is when a few rivers open for sea trout fishing. The laws on fishing state that anglers are allowed to fish for sea run trout from April 1. each year and so it marks the start of the fishing season in Iceland even though you are technically allowed to fish all year.
If you've followed me on here, Instagram or Angling iQ you probably already know I absolutely love sea trout fishing. Being a one man show I have to do as much guiding as I can in a season and that leaves very little time for me to go fishing myself. Except very early in the spring. In the freezing cold of northern Iceland in April.
I've had some of my absolute best fishing trips on the Huseyjarkvisl River chasing sea trout in April. I love it. Last year my buddy landed a 101 cm sea trout during our trip. Who knows what will happen this year. That is the absolute beauty of it, you never know what will happen. I've lost so many monsters there and pulled in some hawgs over the years I just cannot wait to get there and get my flies wet.
Recently I've been replying to loads of inquiries about day trips and I am sad to say that I unfortunately cannot do any day trips this year. My guiding schedule is jam packed the whole season and with my job at Angling iQ I simply do not have the time to plan and execute day trips this year. For those of you interested in salmon fishing I still have some absolutely great packages for salmon fishing available.