Fly fishing in Slovenia
The Julian Alps in Slovenia have some of the most beautiful rivers in the world. The mysterious marble trout and the turquoise rivers colour like Soca river convert Slovenia in the dream of a lot Fishing Travelers.
Fly fishing is of great importance for the local economy of Slovenia, for somebody is considered the ¨small European New Zealand¨ for anglers, Slovenia is visited every year for anglers coming from EE.UU, Japan, Australia… Do you dare to discover it? ALPS FLY FISH(Link to: https://alpsflyfish.com/), Experienced fishing guides show us:
THE VALLEY OF SOCA RIVER AND ITS EMERALD WATERS
Bovec is the nerve center through which flows the most beautiful emerald-colored river in the world. We are talking about the Soča river, which crosses a unique valley next to the Triglav National Park and in which the fisherman has the possibility of fishing the mysterious marmorata trouts.
UNIC TROUT POPULATIONS IN THE WORLD
Fishing local clubs realize an important work in the managament of the Slovenian waters. The different rivers are replenished annually with fry of different species, which allows to lodge impressive populations of:
- Rainbow trout: It is an exotic species that has acclimated to perfection. The specimens reach large sizes.
· Marble trout: It is the native brown trout of the Adriatic basin. It was in danger of extinction but thanks to the enhancement of its populations by fishing tourism their populations are recovering.
· Adriatic Grayling:it is a variety of grayling unique in the world coming from the Adriatic basin.
· Taimen and brown trout: the Taimen is a very spectacular species that is caught in the winter months.
The fishing season in Slovenia starts in March and ends in November. The winter months of Taimen fishing are allowed.
THE ONE THOUSAND RIVERS LAND
Slovenia has a multitude of possibilities to practice fishing depending on the rains, flows and time of year.
Some of the most representative rivers are:
· Soča River:
· Sava Bohinjka River:
· Idrija River:
· Radovna River:
· Trebusica River:
HOW TO TRAVEL TO SLOVENIA
ALPS FLY FISH (Link to: https://alpsflyfish.com/)and other fishing guide companies in Slovenia offer transfer service from international airports such as Venice or Ljubljana. Another possibility is to travel by plane to one of the two airports mentioned above and rent a rental car.
To travel through Slovenia it is important to acquire a card called vinjeta, which is totally mandatory to travel through the country's highways.