New hunting grounds for Goose in Iceland

Lax-á ehf now can offer unique goose hunt in September up north in Iceland close to the spectacular lake Myvatn. Goose hunting in Iceland is a unique hunting experience. Hunting a wild goose in a spectacular and beautiful Icelandic environment is challenging for every hunter.
There are 5 different species of geese in Iceland: Grey lag goose, Pink footed goose, Barnacle goose, White fronted goose and Brent goose. Three species can be hunted.
The White fronted and Brent goose are protected.

Goose hunting takes place on some of the best private properties in Þingeyjarsýsla and Eyjafjörður in the northern part of Iceland. The hunting areas are variable, hunting in grass, cornfield also by lakes and rivers.The hunters are accompanied by a guide the whole time and he picks the hunting areas and takes care of lining up decoys.

The hunting plan for 3 days goose and duck hunting trip:

Day 1: Welcoming by guide at Akureyri airport. After 50 min drive our guests arrive in the afternoon at our lodge Stöng at Myvatn lake. After rich lunch is time to plan the next morning hunt with the guide and choose appropriate shot guns and ammunition.

Day 2: The day begins with an early breakfast before you are transferred to the hunting location with the guide before sunrise. Goose hunting until lunch time. After lunch it is time to relax for a while. The afternoon/evening goose hunt is followed by a dinner.

Day 3: After a morning goose hunt until about 11 AM and lunch there is time for relaxation and optional activities such as sea angling, whale watching, a visit to a local bird museum or Mývatn Nature Baths, a geothermal hot spring, at Lake Mývatn, one of Europe greatest natural treasures. Dinner will be served at Stöng in the evening.

Day 4: After an early morning goose hunting until about 11 AM, we usually some photographs of the total hunt and after that is time to pack and the journey home begins.

Included: Flight tickets Reykjavik – Akureyri – Reykjavík, hunting in good private area, food & accommodation during the hunt in a comfortable lodge with all modern amenities, such as hot and cold water, shower, hot tub. We serve 3 meals per day. Guide with a big 4WD truck.

Not included: Ammunition, shot guns (you can rent for 60 EUR pr. day), gun and hunting license payed to the state. Optional activities.

For further information please contact Karl Steinar Óskarsson at or +354 893 6180