Laugarvatn and surroundings have many rivers and lakes for fishing. Anyone can fish for free in Laugarvatn lake but for permission to fish in the rivers and other lakes you will have to pay.
Most of the rivers are owned by local farms and you will usually buy the fishing permission from the owner of that farm (there are a few exceptions). Most of the farms that sell fishing licences are marked by the road with a fishing sign.
Here are some of the farms that sell fishing permits and the aproximate distance from Laugarvatn:
Útey – 10 km
Efstidalur – 13 km
Efri Reykir – 15km
Geysir – 25 km
For more information on fishing in Iceland see: