Lake Laxárvatn is in Austur-Húnavatnssýsla, not far from Blönduós. It is a reservoir for Laxárvirkjun Power station, is on average about 87 m above sea level and it’s measured area is 2.97 km². It is rather shallow, with a maximum depth of 4.5 m. There are a lot of fish in Laxárvatn, mainly trout between half and two pounds. The river Laxá on Ásum, one of the best known salmon rivers in the country, flows out of the lake and salmon therefore have easy access to the lake. Therefore, several salmon are caught there every summer. This is an exciting family choice.