Fly Fishing in Slovenia

If you like to relax in unspoiled nature and enjoy fishing, we can suggest you try the most beautiful Slovenian rivers and lakes: these are fast alpine rivers, clear lakes and tranquil Karst waters. Fish stocks are good, and the salmonides of the Adriatic river basins are a special attraction.


The UNEC is one of the most beautiful Karst rivers in Europe, inhabited by grayling and trout which reach trophy size because of the special natural food. The SAVA BOHINJKA, an alpine river which flows from Bohinj lake through a magnificent gorge between the mountains. It contains mainly grayling and trout, and in the deeper pools also a variety of salmon. The valley of the river RADOVNA (north of Bled) could be called the valley of tranquility. Trophy sized trout are not uncommon.

Cascade Vintgar Gorge waterfall

The SOČA is the pearl of Slovene rivers, one of the country’s national treasures. The special green colour is unique. It is also an exceptional fishing water since it is inhabited by two endemic species – Soča trout with a characteristic marble appearance and Soča grayling.

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The KRKA is an easily accessible karst river with a dark green colour, containing large trout.
BOHINJ and KRN lakes are very special jewels, alpine lakes surrounded by high mountain massifs. They contain a very highly esteemed lake trout.

Fishing season in main rivers
Brown & Marble Trout:

Soča: 1. April to 31 October
Unec: 1 May to 30 September
Krka: 1 April to 30 September
Sava Bohinjka: 1 April to 30 September
Radovna: 1 April to 30 September

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Brook & Rainbow Trout:

Soča: 1 March to 30 November
Unec: 1 May to 30 November
Krka: 1 March to 30 November
Sava Bohinjka: 1 March to 30 November
Radovna: 1 March to 30 November

Grayling:

Soča: 1 June to 30 November
Unec: 16 May to 30 November
Krka: 1 June to 30 November
Sava Bohinjka: 1 June to 30 November
Radovna: 1 June to 30 November

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