Sterilisation Update – Iceland

We headed to Iceland as guests for the opening of the Thvera river and decided that we would not have all of our tackle disinfected before our departure.   Our motive was to test the process of having it done at the airport on arrival, something we have not tried for a while. So on landing, after collecting our bags, we ...

A Fishing Phenomenon

…the giant, but catchable, trout of Lake Thingvallavatn There is an old Icelandic proverb “Fertile is water that runs under lava” that perhaps has its roots in the fertile waters of Lake Thingvallavatn. I have now had two extraordinary fishing experiences on this beautiful lake an hour from Iceland’s capital city Reykjavik and the easiest way to communicate them to ...

Iceland 2014 – Part III – Fishing on the Moon – Trout and Char fishing in the Highlands…

June 15-18: Fishing on the Moon Tungnaa Char and Trout Tarquin:   We headed east from Thvera, through part of Reykjavik and back on the E6 towards Selfoss where we stocked up on snacks and Skyr (superb yoghurt – http://siggisdairy.com/faq/skyr) for the fishing days to come. Then inland to the highlands, through the lowland meadow Icelandic pony farms and then, with …

Iceland 2014 – Part II – Some of the western salmon rivers…two visits to the north…

June 8 – 10: Nordura – one of Iceland’s best salmon rivers… Ben:   As we drove home from Black Rocks we decided to complete the circle around the lake and took the west road, which took us past the ION Hotel and the scene of our great night at the river mouth but it also took us past the little …

Iceland 2014 – Part I – Huge Trout of Lake Thingvallavatn and Char of the Bruar River…

Frontiers has had Iceland at its heart since 1972 when we began to advise clients about the incredible Atlantic salmon fishing there. In June, a small team was put together to head to Iceland again to link up with old salmon fishing friends and to explore new and wild trout and char fishing options. The technical equipment was a far …

Fieldsports Photography Competition – Enter now! Tarquin Millington-Drake makes judge!

The search is on… Fieldsports Magazine and leading sport optics manufacturer Leica are looking for truly outstanding photographers in this, the definitive photography competition for the fieldsports industry. Simply put, we’re looking for the best in the business. Whether you are a keen amateur, aspiring professional or a Fleet Street veteran, this is your opportunity to showcase your talent. We …

Fishing the Thvera, Iceland, 15th to 18th July 2013

Paul is 85. He and his wife have been wonderful clients of Frontiers for over twenty years. They have become great friends as we have plotted and planned various expeditions over the years. Last year Paul joined my private party on Sela but his hip gave him some serious trouble towards the end of the trip. Paul understandably questioned his …

Guest for Opening of the Kjarra on Thvera Kjarra June 2013

It seems longer but it was only a year ago to the day that I first visited Thvera/Kjarra with my friend Ingo Asgeirsson, the new leaseholder after 32 years, along with his partners David Masson and Halldor Hafsteinsson. We did not fish on that occasion because Ingo was not yet in charge, therefore we were just having a look around …

Front cover of the Fieldsports Flyfishing Guide

The New Fieldsports Magazine Fly Fishing Guide…

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