Trout fishing that is in a class of its own, lake Thingvallavatn can boast some of the largest and most stunning brown trout anywhere in the world. The lake has developed a unique environment for a variety of sub species that can only be found in its waters, this list of species includes the Trout. These awesome fish were trapped in lake Thingvallavatn during the last ice age and have changed in their appearance into the silver, thick bodied spectacles that they are today.
Brown Trout Fly Fishing Holidays
Brown Trout is a freshwater species targeted by fly fishing anglers from all over the world. These fish can be caught in both – lakes and rivers, plus can be found as either true wild fish or as stocked fish in commercial fisheries. It is the true wild Brown Trout that carries the real appeal for travelling fly fishermen. We have many destinations from around the world, where these true wild Brown Trout can be caught from a mere few ounces to over 30b, so make sure your tackle is up to the job in hand.
The Legendary Lake Thingvallavatn is arguably the greatest wild brown trout fishery in the world, and with the trout having an 8lb average weight and recording fish up to 30lb+ it is easy to see why. With fantastic beats in classic Icelandic scenery and very manageable wading there is no better place for our clients to catch a brown trout PB.
The fishing at El Rincon boasts both fresh run Sea Trout up to 25+lbs and also resident Brown Trout averaging 4 lbs but with many large specimens up into double figures. Our guests having total access to the vast amount of fishing on both the Rio Gallegos and the Rio Penitente rivers during their stay.
If you are a single angler or just looking to travel in a group with like-minded people who all enjoy the art of fly fishing for big wild Sea Trout well this trip is designed just for you. Teaming up with our partners at Solid Adventures we have some exclusive weeks on offer for our very own hosted Sea Trout fishing weeks.
Since 1994 Villa Maria has offered small groups of just six anglers exciting fishing on some of the most productive pools in the lower river. Big fly fishing rods, heavy sink tips and big pools are the norm. Villa Maria is a double-handed fly fisherman’s dream; enjoying the first crack of the whip at newly arrived Sea Trout as they pass through.