The saga of Thor's fishing trip
Free by Kalle Runristare
One day Thor was traveling Jotunheim, the land of the
He meets the giant Hymer that challenge Tor on fishing
competition which Tor accept. When Thor asks what bait to
use Hymer answer to that, you had to organize that yourself.
When Thor goes out into the giants paddock and selects
Hymers best ox called Himinjod and chopping his had of to
use as a bait.
When everything was ready for departure took them Hymers
boat and rowed out to sea.
After a while, the giant thought that they had rowed far
enough but Thor continued to row.
Now Hymer became worried and pointed out that soon they were
so far out that they approached the Midgard Serpent dragon.
When Thor well stopped and started fishing the giant became
even more worried, Thor now baited with the ox head directly
on the anchor and the giant began to understand what it all
Thor threw out the anchor with the ox head on.
After waiting a while Thor felt that something took the
bait, he began to haul in the catch, the Midgard dragon.
Thor pulled and pulled, he braced against the railing and
the floor, put his feet hard in the bottom of the boat, so
hard that it broke and foot got right through the bottom.