Record breaking season in salmon fishing rivers
Record fishing is reported in salmon rivers in the west of Iceland. Jón Ólafsson, manager of Thverá River and Kjarrá River, told that Morgunbladid that 2,100 salmon have been caught in the two rivers this summer compared to last year’s catch of 1,380 fish. The average season catch has been 1,900 for the last 20 years. He said that the average catch for each rod per day this year was 4.11 salmon. Good fishing conditions have also been reported in Nordurá River, on Friday 2,03 salmon had been caught compared to 1,389 salmon the last year.
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