Angling

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Slovenia’s waters and aquatic life are a paradise for anglers. In rivers, lakes and ponds of varying greenish tinges there live numerous species of freshwater fish, of which over 20 are of interest to anglers. The majority can be fished for and caught with artificial flies. But your hunt might have to be restrained slightly, as Slovenia promotes catch and release.
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Fish species for recreational fishing

Slovenia’s rivers and lakes are the habitat for 93 species of fish, of which 33 are protected. There are 25 species of fish that are of interest to anglers. You can fish for indigenous fish of the Adriatic drainage basin, prime among which is the marble trout, the largest European trout. You can also fish for brown ...

Angling rivers and lakes

Slovenia’s rivers and lakes are the habitat for 93 species of fish, of which 33 are protected. There are 25 species of fish that are of interest to anglers. You can fish for indigenous fish of the Adriatic drainage basin, prime among which is the marble trout, the largest European trout. You can also fish for brown ...

Fly fishing

You can expect to fish the majority of Slovenia’s rivers and lakes. The rivers are divided between the Adriatic and Black Sea drainage basins. The top river is the Soča and its tributaries, followed by the Sava and its tributaries. There are 45 rivers and streams longer than 25 km, and no two are alike. A total of ...

Angling societies

Much of the credit for the rich fish stocks in Slovenia’s rivers and lakes must go to the fishing families and the Fisheries Research Institute of Slovenia. Wild fish can still be caught in many fisheries in Slovenia, which is quite a rarity in other countries. The fishing families, which manage specific fisheries, ...

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