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Vatnsfjörður lake

Vatnsdalsvatn (e. Vatnsdalur lake) is situated in Vatnsfjörður, Barðaströnd. The lake is 2,2 square kilometers and 8 meters above seaa level. You can fis in the lake unless where the little river that connects the lake to the ocean. The places that you can't fish in have been specially marked. The lake is mostly inhabited by Trout but Salmon checks it out quite often and the size of the fish is mostly 1-3 pounds but you can get up to 10 pund fishes.The allowed fishing time starts at 7 and the lake closes at 22. The lake opens the first of june and closes when september ends. If you plan to fish, you are advised to get yourself a Veiðikortið (e. fishing card) and let Hótel Flókalundur know that you plan to go fishing. Vatnsfjörður is a nature reserve so fishermen are asked to leave no tracks of themselves, for example trash. Kids that are under 14 years old fish for free if you have Veiðikortið.

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Vatnsfjörður lake
GPS Points N65° 35' 40.332" W23° 7' 10.033"
Postal code

451

Road number

60

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Skalholt
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  • Skálholt, Barðaströnd
  • 451 Patreksfjörður
  • 456-2080, 848-1062
Hotel Flókalundur
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  • 451 Patreksfjörður
  • 456-2011
Bjarkarholt
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  • Barðastrandarvegur
  • 451 Patreksfjörður
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Mora
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  • Skálholt
  • 451 Patreksfjörður
  • 456-2080, 848-1062
Hotel Flókalundur
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  • Vatnsfirði
  • 451 Patreksfjörður
  • 456-2011
Birkimelur Swimming Pool
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  • Lauganes við Hagavaðal
  • 451 Patreksfjörður
  • 456-2080, 456-2040
Flókalaug
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  • Vatnsfirði
  • 451 Patreksfjörður
  • 456-2044

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