Ellidavatn is among the many lakes within the capital area. Its surface
lies about 74 m above sea level and it has an area of 1,8 km². Two
rivers enter it, Bugda and Holmsa, and offer an nice catch of brown
trout and lake char of 1-2
pounds. A few 3-7
pounders, brown trout, are caught every season and some salmons as
well. Experienced fly anglers can expect
good results. Spinners are not recommended in certain parts of the lake
and in some parts sinkers are used to keep the bait lying on the bottom. Its discharge is the 5 km long
Ellidaar river, frequently among the ten best salmon rivers of the
Daily opening hours: 0700-24:00
Season: April 21st to September 15th.
Bait: All bait
is allowed: Fly, worm and lure.
In river Holmsa is only allowed fly