Six Rivers Iceland is a not-for-profit conservation programme, which seeks to reverse the decline of Atlantic salmon.

Hofsá river

Selá river

Miðfjarðará river

Hafralónsá river

The Hofsá river
One of the most beautiful salmon rivers in Iceland.

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The Sunnudalsá river
Gin clear waters and fine salmon fishing.

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The Midfjardara river
Undiscovered salmon gem. Remote wilderness.

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The Selá river
Stunning fishing, stunning scenery. We think it’s the best.

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The Hafralónsá river
One of the most powerful rivers in northeastern Iceland.

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The Tungulaekur river
A small intricate river that rises up from Eldhraun, a spring in Iceland's largest lava field in the central south.




One of the most beautiful salmon rivers in Iceland.


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Stunning fishing, stunning scenery. We think it’s the best.


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Gin clear waters and fine salmon fishing.


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Undiscovered salmon gem. Remote wilderness.


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One of the most powerful rivers in northeastern Iceland.

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Catches of salmon (2020)

11000 t

northern europe |

11,000t in 1976

45t

southern europe

9,800t in 1976

35t

north america

4,600t in 1976

12t

greenland & faroes

2,086t in 1976

Total reported nominal catches of salmon (tonnes round fresh weight) in four North Atlantic regions, 1960-2019, (International Council for the Exploration of the Sea (ICES) figures as reported to the North Atlantic Salmon Conservation Organisation (NASCO))

africa

Six Rivers Africa is a not-for-profit conservation initiative which seeks to understand, protect, and promote biodiversity in the wetlands and former hunting areas of Southern Tanzania.  

Conservation partners

Principal supporter

Signature of Sir Jim Ratcliffe

SIR JIM RATCLIFFE