Langavatn at Mýrar

West Iceland
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Fishing season

15 January – 20 September


Baits allowed

Flies, Worms, Spinner

Fishing limits

No quota


Not available


Family friendly, Easy access, Requires permission, SUVs only

Price range for fishing rods

For the full day
9900 ISK to 9900 ISK

What can be fished


Lake Langavatn is about 5.1 km² in area and is 36 metres deep at the deepest point. It is at 215 meters above sea level in beautiful surroundings. River Langavatnsá flows there to the north and Beilá to the east. From the southwest corner of the lake, the well-known salmon river Langá flows to the south. Langavatn has been used for water distribution and therefore its surface height can vary somewhat. The main fishing area is to the east of the lake by islets that are in front of a search-hut by the lake. There are also good fishing spots at the outfall of Langá. Char and brown trout are caught in the lake, both small and large fish. Trout of 8 pounds have been caught in the lake.

Accommodation & Facilities


Fishing card holders can camp free of charge by the lake, but there are no sanitary facilities

Fishing rules

Holders of the Fishing Card must be ready to show it to the fishing guard when he visits the anglers. People are kindly requested to fill out a Fishing Report on the web and send it to us by email. Net fishing is practiced in the lake but is prohibited for holders of the Fishing Card.


The road to Langavatn runs along national road no. 1 through Borgarnes towards Svignaskarð. There is a 13 km long detour, usually accessible by car and on the left, up by the Gljúfurá river. It is also possible to access the lake along a road by River Langá.

Services nearby

Nearest cities

Borgarnes: 32 km, Reykjavík:108 km, Reykjanesbær: 150 km and Akureyri: 311 km


Grábrók: 31 km, waterfall Glanni as well as Paradísarlaut: 29 km and Krauma nature baths: 35 km

About the fishing license

The lake is a part of the Fishing Card



West Iceland

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