those three lakes lie in a line along road 50 and 520 and are connected with short rivers, it is ideal to describe them
under one headline. The fishing licenses are, however, sold separately for each lake.
Their total area is 3,12 km² and all of them are located 77 m above sea level. Their
depths are between 12 and 24 m. The WMCA summer
camp is located on lake Eyrarvatn in the Vatnaskogur (Lake
consists of brown trout, lake char and sea char. The char usually weighs
1-3 pounds and often 5-12 pound brown trout are landed, especially from
the lakes Thorisstadavatn and Geitabergsvatn. The river connecting the
two is called Thvera and between the former and
lake Eyrarvatn is river Selos.
In good years quite a few salmons enter the lakes and the
chance of catching them in those short rivers is reasonably
good. If a boat is hired, one fishing license is included
and only one rod is permitted in each of the rivers at the
Daily opening hours:
From 07:00 am - 10:00 pm (09:00 p.m. from August
Season: April 1st - September 25th.
Bait: All bait is allowed: fly, worm
Contact / Landlord:
Geitabergsvatn, Žórisstašavatn og Eyrarvatn
Elis - Tel.:
Jenny - Tel.: 848-3733
The distance from the capital is about 75 km (somewhat
shorter by the Whale Bay tunnel).