Those who visit the fishing area in Laxárdalur can expect to catch bigger brown trout than in most other places. Just over 70% of the catch in recent years has been fish larger than 50 cm and 20% of the catch is over 60 cm. Anglers are well away from the main road and enjoy privacy in the amazing surroundings of Laxárdalur. It is safe to say that the trout fishing area is unique: the environment, the river and the catch create a “dream world” that stays in the memory. Here, anglers do well whether they are using nymphs, streamers or dry flies. If the area is compared to the Laxa in Mývatnssveit, there are fewer but larger fish caught in Laxárdalur.