Lake Villingavatn brown trout

Auke Van Der Ploeg – Guide

Born and raised in Stien in The Netherlands Auke moved to Iceland in 2015. Switching his attention from catching pike to trout fishing.

In Iceland, he studied Adventure Guiding at Keilir Health Academy, a satellite of Thompson Rivers University.

Auke lives in Reykjavík with his wife and son



  • Easy – Very little hiking required, easy for every one.
  • Modrate – Some hiking required.
  • Hard – Strenuous hiking require, good physical conditions required.
  • Mixed – Some easy access areas and others that require hiking.