The Upper East Bank – two rods
Drive up by the ford and park at the parking lot by Skipapollur. There is a boat on site that can be used to row over Skipapollur and then one should walk up Þingey. The boundary extends from the waterfall Barnafoss down to the mouth of the canyon. Like everywhere else in Skjálfandafljót it is necessary to be careful in the area. Some fishing spots on Austurbakki efri are not easily accessible except with ropes for support.
Main fishing spots: Pálsbreiða, Sandhylur, Grjóthylur, Tótaklöpp, Litla Breiða, Steinabreiða, Fosspollur norðan, Fosspollur sunnan, Ingólfshöfði og Geirahola.
The Lower East Bank with the east side of Grænihylur – two rods
Drive up by the ford and park at the parking lot by Skipapoll. There is a boat on site that can be used to row over, to fish the outflow around Ullarfoss. The beat extends from the mouth of the canyon from the east side and down to the border-fence at the bottom of Fossselsskógi.
Main fishing spots: Big & small Grænhylur from the east, Gosselskvísl, Skipapollur and Skipapollsútföll.
Barnafell and the West-Bank – two rods
This beat reaches from the west side of waterfall Barnafoss and down below Votulágarpolla on the west bank. To get to Barnafell, take a road to Fremstafell, and all the way until the road ends by Barnafoss. It can be dangerous to walk down to Barnafell and anglers are asked to be careful. To get to Vesturbakki efri, drive through Ystafells forest and all the way to a summerhouse that is located there. There is a parking lot and anglers must walk from there. It is possible to wade a good distance from the west bank and people are asked to be careful by the river. When anglers fish the little and big Grænhylur, they must fish only the west side and into the middle of the river.
Fishing arrangements: When Barnafell is fished with two rods, it’s only allowed to use two rods in Barnafell for 6 hours and at the West bank for 6 hours. However, one rod can fish for 12 hours either in Barnafell or the West bank. However, one rod can fish for 12 hours either in Barnafell or the West bank.
Main fishing spots: Barnafellsbreiða, South & West Felsselspollar, The big and small Grænhylur from the west.