Trophy Trout Adventure

April - October Daily About 8 hours Reykjavík with pick up included Easy

It’s a perfect day, we start by picking you up from your hotel or guesthouse in Reykjavík at 9am sharp, then we’ll make the short journey to Lake Thingvallavatn,  the largest lake in Iceland, located only 40 minutes from the city. It is also the home of the ice age brown trout.

The giant brown trout of Þingvallavatn has evolved there in isolation since the last ice age. This legendary fish is the most coveted catch of many a fisherman, Icelandic or otherwise. Tales of battling these mighty fish are akin to fairy tales and are never forgotten by those lucky enough to play a part in them. These extraordinary brown trout can grow to a weight of over 30 lbs, and specimens in excess of 20 lbs are frequently caught in peak fishing times. In Þingvallavatn, you never know what the next cast will bring.

Itinerary

  1. 09:00 am – Pick up at your hotel.
  2. 10:00 am – Arrival at Lake Thingvallavatn and start fishing.
  3. 12:00 am – Lunch served at the bank. Snacks are available throughout the day.
  4. 05:00 pm – Drive to Reykjavík.
  5. 06:00 pm – Arrive at the hotel.
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Tour highlights

  • Fish in Lake Þingvallavatn
  • Hunt for the ice age brown trout
  • Enjoy a beautiful fishing trip in Icelandic nature

Included

  • Transportation to and from Reykjavik
  • Fishing licences
  • Private guide
  • Equipment (rod, waders and flies)
  • Lunch box, snacks and drinks

Not included

  • Waterproof jacket
  • Camera

Good to know

  • Please remember to wear water- and windproof clothing (including sturdy shoes) that will keep you warm and dry.

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