Vegard hooks up with the first fish of the trip so far. It's a big one. This unique stance is something he has been rehearsing for just such an occasion.
"Notice how I bend both knees here as I play this fish, Paul, this gives me superior fighting ability. When the fish leaps, I leap, when the fish dives, I dive. You won't catch many people playing fish like this, but it's something your readers would be well-advised to learn"