Fishing in the Highland Desert

Kvíslarveita consists of three lakes and reservoirs connected by a series of streams, creeks and channels. It was mainly formed in the years 1980-84. Most of the lakes are glacier milky in color but the best fishing is usually where clear streams run into them. All bait, flies and spinners are permitted.

Distance from Reykjavík: 220 km
Fishing season: While accessible
Average size: 2 pounds
Number of rods: Unlimited
Tackle: #4-6
Best flies: Streamers
Access: 4x4
Accommodation: Several options

Photos from Kvíslarveita

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