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Region: East Iceland
Coordinates: 64.7972307° N 14.160154° W

Lake Kleifarvatn is beautifully situated in Valley Breiddalur a short distance from road #1 and fishing hamlet Breiddalsvik. Accommodations of various kinds available in the area. The lake abounds in 3-5 pounders brown trout, and the lake does not have any history of being netted. The number of rods per
day have no limits.

Distance from Reykjavík and the nearest township:
Distance is approx. 600 km. from Reykjavík and 75 km. from Egilsstaðir


Fishing Card:
Kleifarvatn (and Mjoavatn 18)

Kleifarvatn and Mjóavatn are located in Breiðdalur (East Coast).

Practical information:
The lake district, including Kleifarvatn and Mjóavatn, is located near Highway 1, near the village of Breiðdalsvík. Kleifarvatn covers about 1km2 and Mjóavatn about 0,15 km2.

Fishing area:
No restrictions.

Well equipped cabins can be rented. Booking must be made in advance at the place of contact (Tel: (+354) 475-6789 or mobile (+354) 896-4239). Camping is permitted at a designated place. No hygiene facilities are available at the campsite.

Fishing potential:
One can expect to catch medium size brown trout in Kleifarvatn. In Mjóavatn one might catch large char and brown trout.

Fishing hours:
No limits

May 1st to September 30th

All bait is allowed: fly, worm and lure..

Best fishing time:
None particular.

Cardholders must register at the place of contact, and show both Veiðikortið and an appropriate ID. There they will receive a report form to fill out and return after fishing. Littering is strictly forbidden as well as off-road driving. Children are allowed, free of charge, accompanied with adult cardholders.

Contact / landlord:
Ingunn Gunnlaugsdóttir at Innri Kleif. Tel: (+354) 475-6789 or mobile (+354) 896-4239.

Fishing card only costs 8.900 ISK.

Kleifarvatn Breiddalur in Icelandic

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