Fljótaá is in Holtshreppur in Fljótum about 24 km from Siglufjörður. It flows from lake Stífluvatn and is approximately 8 km in length. The catchment consists of Miklavatn, Fljótaá and the tributaries Reykja- and Brúnastaðará. Fljótaá is a salmon river, but it is also known for a great Arctic char fishing, both of resident and sea-run char. Two to three days are sold at a time, from noon to noon. The average catch in the river is 160 salmon and about 2000 char.