Hreðavatn

Southwest Iceland
Calendar

Fishing season

20 May – 30 September

Bait

Baits allowed

Flies, Worms, Spinner
Stop

Fishing limits

No quota
Information

Guidance

Not available
Accessibility

Accessibility

Family friendly, Accessibility for the disabled, Easy access, Requires permission
Dollar

Price range for fishing rods

For half a day
1500 ISK to 1500 ISK

What can be fished

Description

Hreðavatn is an accessible and rewarding fishing lake in a beautiful environment close to Bifröst. The lake is about 1.3 km² in area and the maximum depth is about 20m. It stands at about 70m altitude. Both Arctic char and brown trout are caught in the lake, and most are about a pound, although some larger fish are also caught. It is best to fish in Hreðavatn in the first half of the summer and at the end of the fishing season.

Accomodation options

Hotel

Hraunsnef Hotel t: +354 435-0111, hraunsnef.is

Hotel Bifröst t: +354 433-3030, hotelbifrost.com

Guesthouse

Crater Guesthouse t: +354 623-9991, craterguesthouse.com

Fishing rules

Anglers may go straight to fishing but must have the Fishing Card with them to show the fishing guard when he visits the anglers. They are kindly asked to fill out a fishing report on the web and send it to us at [email protected]

All use of boats is banned

Directions

Fishing is allowed in Hreðavatnsland, which is on the north side of the lake. Please, see fishing boundary on the map.

Services nearby

Nearest cities

Borgarnes: 33 km, Akranes: 71 km, Reykjavík: 110 km and Akureyri: 286 km

Attractions

Grábrók: about 3 km, waterfall Glanni and Paradísarlaut: 5 km, Krauma and Deildartunguhver: 33 km, the waterfalls Hraunfossar & Barnafoss: 55 km and Húsafell: 62 km

About the fishing license

Service center in Munaðarnesi t: +354 525-8441 and the Golf cabin by Glanni t: +354 623-5523

Schedule

Location

Southwest Iceland

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