Great Brown Trout and Arctic Char fishing in the wilderness of Iceland
The huge and completely wild area known as Arnarvatnsheidi, is a vast highland moor lands littered with numerous lakes and interconnecting rivers and streams, hosting alot of Arctic Char and Brown Trout. Most of the arctic char weight from 0,5 to 2,5 kg, while brown trout are most commonly weighting in at 1 to 3 kg.
The Arnarvatnsheidi is framed with a stunning panorama of mountain ranges and glaciers.
Streamers, Wollybugers, nymphs and dry flies are the used, by conditions, in the Arnavatnsheidi. Some of the lakes are only accessible on foot or by modified 4WD. The lakes, rivers and streams are full of good size Arctic Char and brown trout
If you are up to some walking you can be rewarded with good fishing and spots that very few get to fish. There are also many spots that have easy access as we
Fishing season: From June 15th until August 20th.
Average size: 1,5 pounds.
Tackle: Single handed, floating line. Line weight 3-6.
Access: By 4×4 jeep or walking
Number of rods:
Distance from Reykjavík: 250 km
Lodging: self catering, or full board by request
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