Distance from Reykjavík:
As long as the roads are open
Number of rods:
Fly, spin and bait
The best flies:
Various streamers, nymphs and dries
The lake is located about 170 km from Reykjavik, and about 19 km from the Hrauneyjar Highland Centre. This is the first lake you encounter when driving towards the Veiðivötn lake cluster, located a little further inland. Access to the lake is quite good and you can drive almost all the way to the lake. We advise caution though as cars have become stuck on the sand beach. The best part of the lake is the north coast, but walking along the east coast can also yield great results. The fish can be big at this lake. Really big.
Evenings and night fishing usually yield the best results but on windy days, casting into the wind has also proved very effective.
Best flies tend to be streamers imitating the local bait fish(stickleback), evening fishing can be fantastic with mice patterns
How to get there
Head east on road 1 until making a left turn on road 30. Follow road 30 for around 50 km until making a right turn onto road 32. Road 32 changes into road F26 when you reach the Highlands. Follow road F26 past the Hrauneyjar Highland Centre. When you’ve passed the Highland Centre, road F26 turns into F228. This road will take you to Lake Fellsendavatn.
Reykjavik – Lake Fellsendavatn Route
Fishing is allowed in the whole lake
Season and opening hours
The lake is open while the roads are open
Fishing is allowed around the clock – Although for a maximum of 12 hours per day.