Hólmavatn at Hvítársíða

West Iceland
Photo credit: Högni H
Calendar

Fishing season

20 June – 10 September

Bait

Baits allowed

Flies, Worms, Spinner
Fishing rod

Maximum fishing rods

8 rods
Stop

Fishing limits

No quota
Information

Guidance

Not available
Accessibility

Accessibility

Family friendly, Requires permission, SUVs only
Dollar

Price range for fishing rods

For the full day
5000 ISK to 5000 ISK

What can be fished

Description

Hólmavatn is in Hvítársíða and is about 2.4 km² in area and 358 m above sea level. The lake has both brown trout and char. The lake belongs to the lands Þorvaldsstaðir and Gilsbakki. The outlet of the lake is to the north, via Skammá, but it falls into Lambá. There is a good jeep road from Þorvaldsstaðir to the lake, about 7 km long. There is toilet by the lake, and it is nice to camp there.

Accomodation options

Camping

It is permitted to camp by the lake

Directions

Fishing is permitted in the whole lake

Services nearby

Attractions

On the way up to the lake is is possible to stop at the waterfalls Hraunfossar and Barnafoss, Húsafell and the cave Víðgelmir. The cave Surtshellir ís also close by.

About the fishing license

Halldór at Þorvaldsstöðum t: +354 894 0325 & [email protected]

Schedule

24 hours

Location

West Iceland

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