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Hunting licence in Iceland

Those who intend to hunt game birds in Iceland needs to have a valid local firearm license and a hunting card that Icelandic government releases.

Before you come and hunt with us we ask you to send us a photograph of your local firearm and hunting license so we can apply for you an Icelandic hunting card. Also when packing for you hunting trip to Iceland its crucial not to forget you firearm license at home. Icelandic laws insist that every one that carry´s a firearm has a valid firearm license in the pocket.

 

Possible breeds to hunt in Iceland

Hunting season of all breeds that can be hunt in Iceland

All year

Great Black-backed Gull

Hunting Great Black-backed Gull in Iceland

Lesser Black-backed Gull

Hunting Lesser Black-backed Gull in iceland

European Herring Gull

Hunting European Herring Gull in iceland

Common Raven

Hunting Common Raven in iceland

Mink

Hunting Mink in iceland

Artic fox

Hunting Artic fox in iceland

Harbor seal

Hunting Harbor seal in iceland

Grey seal

Hunting Grey seal in iceland

 

From 20th August to 15th Mars

Graylag goose

Hunting Graylag goose in iceland

Pink-footed Goose

Hunting Pink-footed Goose in iceland

 

From 1st September to 15th Mars

Northern Fulmar

Hunting Northern Fulmar in iceland

Great Cormorant

Hunting Great Cormorant in iceland

European Shag

Hunting European Shag in iceland

Barnacle Goose

Hunting Barnacle Goose in iceland

Mallard

Hunting Mallard in iceland

Eurasian Teal

Hunting Eurasian Teal in iceland

Eurasian Wigeon

Hunting Eurasian Wigeon in iceland

Greater Scaup

Hunting Greater Scaup in iceland

Tufted Duck

Hunting Tufted Duck in iceland

Long-tailed Duck

Hunting Long-tailed Duck in iceland

Red-breasted Merganser

Hunting Red-breasted Merganser in iceland

Glaucous Gull

Hunting Glaucous Gull in iceland

Black-headed Gull

Hunting Black-headed Gull in iceland

Black-legged Kittiwake

Hunting Black-legged Kittiwake in iceland

 

From 15th April to 14th July

Parasitic Jaeger – Only near eiders nest

Hunting Parasitic Jaeger in iceland

 

From 1st. September to 25th apríl

Razorbill

Hunting Razorbill in iceland

Common Murre

Hunting Common Murre in iceland

Thick-billed Murre

Hunting Thick-billed Murre in iceland

Black Guillemot

Hunting Black Guillemot in iceland

Atlantic Puffin

Hunting Atlantic Puffin in iceland

 

From 15th July to 15th September

Reindeer - male  (with special license)

Hunting Reindeer in iceland

 

From 1st August to 20th September

Reindeer - female  (with special license)

Hunting Reindeer in iceland

 

From 1st July to 15th August

by a technique called “sky fishing”

Atlantic Puffin

Hunting Atlantic Puffin in iceland

Razorbill

Hunting Razorbill in iceland

Common Murre

Hunting Common Murre in iceland

Thick-billed Murre

Hunting Thick-billed Murre in iceland

 

Varies between 15th October to 22th Desember

Rock ptarmigan

Hunting Rock ptarmigan in iceland

 

Information taken from The Environment Agency of Iceland.

 

Weather in Iceland

As seen in the table below the weather varies much here in Iceland. This is just the temperatures, the wind and rainfall varies even more so we recommend that you study the weather forcast and dress accordingly.

See some information about the climate in iceland

The weather in Akureyri 2012
  Avarage Highest Lowest
January 0,3°C 10,0°C -10,3°C
February 2,3°C 12,1°C -7,1°C
Mars 3,1°C 15,2°C -12,3°C
April  2,2°C 16,8°C -8,2°C
May 5,9°C 20,1°C -4,6°C
June 8,9°C 19,2°C 2,8°C
July 11,7°C 20,0°C 3,1°C
August 12,1°C 24,4°C 2,0°C
September 6,0°C 18,0°C -2,2°C
October 2,0°C 11,2°C -10,9°C
November -1,1°C 8,6°C -9,8°C
December -1,3°C 7,0°C -10,9°C

Information taken from Icelandic Met Office

 

 

 


Iceland Hunting Guide
Phone: +354-6601642
Email: fiddi@icelandfishingguide.com