Upper Flókadalsá

Northwest Iceland
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Fishing season

23 June – 15 September


Baits allowed

Flies, Worms
Fishing rod

Maximum fishing rods

3 rods

Fishing limits

More than 5 fish per rod/day

Accomodation options

Angling lodge


Not available


For beginners, Family friendly, Requires permission, Only 4×4 cars

Price range for fishing rods

For the full day
29900 ISK to 36600 ISK

What can be fished


This great char river is in Fljótum and the fishing there has been good in recent years. In this area there is almost only char, although salmon and brown trout may also be found in the river. The surroundings of the river are considered to be peaceful and beautiful. The highest catch in the river was 2004 when 2874 char were caught. In recent years the average catch has been around 920 char. The river is fished two to three days at a time.

Accommodation & Facilities

Angling lodge

The fishing house is nice with three rooms and easily accommodates 8 people. All necessities are in the house, but anglers need to bring sheets and towels. There is a gas grill and storage for waders near the house. Guests are asked to clean the house after their stay. There is no crib or baby chair on site. Dogs are not allowed in the house or by the river.

Directions: Drive up Flókadalsveg and turn in by Vestur-Hól, there is the fishing house

Fishing rules

The catch limit is 8 char per shift and there is no quota for brown trout


The fishing area extends from Flókadalsvatn to the pasture fence where the fishing boundary is

Services nearby

Nearest cities

Siglufjörður: 36 km, Akureyri: 110 km through Ólafsfjarðarveg and Reykjavík: 358 km

Nearby airports

Akureyri airport: 112 km

About the fishing license

svfr – vefsala

The Angling club of Reykjavík t: +354 568-6050, [email protected]


Morning shift

07:00 – 13:00

Evening shift

16:00 – 22:00


Northwest Iceland

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