Lake Haukadalsvatn has an area of 3,28
km², reaches the depth of 41 m and is situated 37 m above sea level. The fishing permits
are only valid within a stretch of 1 km of the lake's shoreline.
The lake abounds in lake
char (1-2 pounders) and sometimes the odd salmon is caught. According to the legend a herd
of sea grey cattle lives in the lake and the farmer at Stora-Vatnshorn caught one of the
cows. Nowadays people say that the Grey cattle of the area is its descendants.
Daily opening hours: Fishing is allowed from dawn
Bait: All bait is allowed: fly, worm and lure.
Contact / landlord:
Sigurður Jökulsson at Vatn. Tel: (+354) 434-1350.
The distance from the capital is 144 km by the Whale Bay tunnel and 17
km from Budardalur.