License for a day

  • Fishing license for one rod from morning to evening the day the license is valid. Camp site is included.

Weekend license

  • Fishing license for one rod from Friday morning to evening Sunday. Camp site is included.


  • Price for one rod license 31st May to 31st August 2019. Camp site included.

You have to buy a license on this website before going fishing in Hitarvatn.

Please keep a copy of the license when you go fishing either a printed copy or in your telephone.

Hitarvatn is located in Myrar Borgarbyggd. It’s 7.6 km2 of size and is situated in 147m over sealevel. From Hitara flows one of Iceland’s most renowned salmon fishing streams, Hitara. Hitarvatn is located in about 120km distance from Reykjavik if you drive through Borgarnes.

You can drive a standard vehicle to the lake. By the lake there is a camp ground and is included in the fishing permit. There is a round-up hut at the lake with wc and the possibility of buying accommodation. For more details please call +354 437 1715. The area is beautiful but please note that there are a lot of midge flies by the lake.

The fishing area covers the whole of the lake. There is a good chance of catching trout, both arctic char and brown trout. The best areas are where streams flow into the lake, from beneath lava in the upper edge of the lake. You can fish every day from morning to the evening all season. Fly fishing, worms and spinners are legal baits but please note that fishing from a boat is strictly prohibited. There are equal chances of catches throughout the season.