Lake Hestvatn is rather a large and a deep lake in the Grimsnes parish. The fishing permits are valid between the rivers Grjota and Galtalaekur and the best fishing spots are on the coves Heimavik, Austurvik and Vesturvik.
Twenty permits are sold per day and the catch consists of lake char, brown trout, a special small species of char and eel. The best conditions are during warm, calm and cloudy days. The cove Heimavik is accessible by car and the walking time to the other two is 5-10 minutes each.
The distance from the capital is about 81 km.