FLY FISHING IN SLOVENIA GUEST BLOG

The crystal clear turquoise waters of the Julian Alps and their Marble trout are one of the great dreams of fly fishing trip lovers. Do you dare to dream about fly fishing in Slovenia?

Slovenia is a small country nestled between Adriatic sea, Julian Alps and very close to historical and beautiful cities like Venice. Slovenia and Spanish Pyrenees and has become one the main European destinations for the practice of fly fishing.

ALPS FLY FISH , is a company of fishing guides in Slovenia they inform us of some relevant information for the destination


BEST MONTHS FOR TRAVEL TO SLOVENIA

The months of March, but especially April and May are excellent dates to fish in Slovenia. Another great time of the year are the months of August to October.

The weeks of June and July are perfect for fishing tributary rivers and chalk streams of the Slovenian karst plain.

Winter is the season for fishing Taimen.

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THE MYSTERIOUS MARBLE TROUT

The brown trout of Adriatic or Marble Trout is a fish with enormous beauty and unique in the world.

 

In Slovenia, it is possible to fish for brown trout, rainbow trout, grayling and Taimen.

  

BOVEC AND SOČA RIVER “THE BEAUTIFUL EMERALD OF SLOVENIA”

The Soca River is the jewel of this small country of the former Soviet Union. A river of crystal clear waters that astonished Ernest Hemingway himself during the Second World War. Experience narrated in his novel Farewell to Arms.

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Bovec is a pretty village located at the head of the Soca River and at the gates of the Triglav National Park. This is the operations center used by ALPS FLY FISH for the development of its fishing trips.

EQUIPMENT FOR FISHING

For enjoying fishing in Slovenia the most recommended type tackle is the 9-foot and 5-line rods.

HOW TO GET HERE

Some companies of fishing guides in Slovenia offer transfer service from the main international airports to their operations centers.

Another possibility that the fisherman has is to travel to airports such as Ljubljana or Venice and from there rent a vehicle to move around the country.