Distance from Reykjavík:
When the road opens - September 1st
Number of rods:
Fly, spinners, bait
The best flies:
Easy, 4x4 needed
Álftavatn is located between Torfajökul glacier and Tindafjallajökul glacier in the south central Highlands. It’s about 530m above sea level and is located on the famed “Laugavegur” hiking trail.
In the lake there is an abundance of Arctic Char as well as a few brown trout.
The lake is open for fishing when the F210 road opens and closes on September 1st. Road status can be seen here: https://www.vegagerdin.is/ferdaupplysingar/faerd-og-vedur/sudurland-faerd-kort/
Accommodations are available close by in mountain huts and campgrounds. information can be seen here: https://www.fi.is/is/skalar/skalar-ferdafelags-islands/alftavatn
Fish Partner Members clubs members enjoy unlimited access to Álftavatn