One of the biggest brown trout ever caught in Lake Þingvallavatn, in the National Park, was landed by a Swedish angler, Erik Cullin, a few days ago. He was chasing the popular ice-age brown trout and with him was the guide Cezary Fijalkowski, who knows the area well and has caught many oversized brown trout.
The fish took a new fly that the comrades were trying out and Cezary witnessed the take, which he believed to have been about 15 m from the shore. This big fish set off and took 150 m off line in an instant. The fight lasted about 20 minutes and together they managed to land this beautiful 99 cm fish, the biggest brown trout Erik has ever seen.