Lake Mjoavatn 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, lake char and brown trout, and the lake does not have any history of being netted. The number of rods per day is 10 and the permit is reasonably priced.
The number of rods per day have no limits.
Distance is approx. 600 km. from Reykjavík and 75 km. from Egilsstaðir.
Kleifarvatn (and Mjoavatn 18)
Kleifarvatn and Mjóavatn are located in Breiðdalur (East Coast).
Distance from Reykjavík and the nearest township:
Distance is approx. 600 km. from Reykjavík and 75 km. from Egilsstaðir
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.
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.
One can expect to catch medium size brown trout in Kleifarvatn. In Mjóavatn one might catch large char and brown trout.
May 1st to September 30th
All bait is allowed: fly, worm and lure..
Best fishing time:
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.