Reservoir Fishing in the Icelandic Highlands

Sporðöldulón is a 7 square kilometer (3 square miles) large reservoir in the Icelandic Highlands. Kaldakvísl river runs into the reservoir along with several smaller rivers and creeks. The reservoir holds a great number of fish, both brown trout and Artic char. Fish up to 6 pounds have been caught with the average size around 2-3 pounds. Fly, bait and spinners are permitted in the reservoir.

Distance from Reykjavík: 150 km
Fishing season: While accessible
Average size: 2 pounds
Number of rods: 20
Tackle: #4-6 and spinning rods
Best flies: Streamers
Access: 4x4
Accommodation: Several options

Photos from Sporðöldulón Reservoir

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