Fly fishing season

Discover Fly fishing season in Slovenia and decide, which time of the year suits you best and plan your fly fishing trip then.
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January & February

Trout fishing season is on halt, the most extreme fly fishing anglers can try their skills fishing for Slovenian Huchen, which is extremely popular amongst locals. Rivers Sava Bohinjka and Sava offer some perfect spots for this kind of fishing. But keep in mind, a quest for Huchen is possible until 15th February.


Start of the Fly fishing season for all who have been nervously waiting at home and dreaming about wetting a line and catching the first trout of the year. Rivers are still cold and water can be a bit higher than usual because of the snow melting in the mountains, but nevertheless, true fishermen will definitely try their luck on the rivers that open this month, and effort is usually rewarded with a nice catch. March is probably the time when you are most in need of a guide to help you find the right spot and with us being one of the best fly fishing guide service in Slovenia, be sure our guides will get you on the fish.


April is one of the busiest months when it comes to Fly fishing in Slovenia. Even those who had second thoughts about fishing in March, now hop into their waders and fish their favorite rivers, which are now open across Slovenia (except Unica, it opens 1.5). Water temperature is rising, and so is the fish activity. Life by the river is waking up from cold, dark winter, meaning more food in the river for hungry fish and more bites for the fish-hungry fishermen. Definitely one of the best months for Fly fishing in Slovenia.


Still high season for Fly fishing in Slovenia, both for the numbers of Fly fishermen, as well as for the number of bites. After the eve changing April, the weather has now settled down, it’s warm, days are getting longer and that, together with the fish activity is nature calling Fly fishermen to come and fish as much as they can. Keep in mind that this is the time before summer vacation, and the last month before September when rivers still only belong to the fishermen. If you want peace and quiet, it’s your last chance to try Fly fishing in Slovenia.

June, July, August

Perfect time for holidays, not just by the seaside, but also by the river. If You travel to Slovenia, don’t forget to take a rod with you and nick a day to go Fly fishing on one of many beautiful Slovenian rivers. Since during the day fishing on most popular tourist destinations can be hard, your options are Fly fishing on the rivers that are less crowded or chasing early mornings and late afternoons, the most beautiful and productive time when Fly fishing in Summer.


September is the second peak season for Fly fishing in Slovenia. Crowds on the river disappear and rivers once again belong to the fishermen. Fish are hungry after summer disturbances and they are coming back to the spots that were taken from them during the summer. Temperatures are still high, days are long and you can fish all day long, so it’s the perfect time for Fly fishing holidays. You can move from river to river, set a target of catching specific fish species such as Marbel trout or simply enjoy fishing and watching nature slowly change to the most beautiful colours.


Fall is on the rise, rivers are the most beautiful this time of the year and so are the fish. This is the time to catch yourself a Grayling since this fish species is especially active during Autumn fly fishing season. One of the best places to do so are rivers Unica and Idrijca. But keep in mind, some rivers close at the end of the month, so watch the dates! Also, the season for Huchen starts this month, one more reason to visit.


Last days of Fly fishing season in Slovenia. This is the time for persistent anglers, since conditions are not so ideal as they were during warm months. Nature is preparing for a few month’s rest, so this is the time if you really want to be on the river if you like peace and quiet, just you, the river, the fish and of course our Fly fishing guide to assist you.


In December everything lays to rest, except Huchen is very active during those winter months.

Benjamin Silberberg
Verified Customer
Absolutely incredible. Started the day on the Soca and quickly moved on to the Tolminka. After a hike, Branko found us a hole filled with more than fifteen 40-80cm rainbow and marble trout. Sight fishing at its best. Fished that spot the whole day as it was such madness and no need to move. The feeling of watching a trout take my dry fly in crystal clear water then hooking and landing it is amazing. The fishing won't always be so hot, but i highly recommended you call these guys now as it was the highlight of my trip to Europe.
Chris X
Verified Customer
Very friendly guides! Very helpful and accommodating. 3 days of fly fishing at beautiful locations throughout Slovenia. Fishing was fantastic and wrist couldn’t take anymore from large Brown and Rainbows Trout. Guides knew water and knew proper technique to trigger strikes from pressured fish. Service helped arrange rental car and lodging. None better!!!
Phillip Hensley
Verified Customer
I went fishing on the Soca River with the help of Fishing Guides Slovenia during early July 2021 and had the experience of a lifetime. The whole day went perfect, the fishing was simply fantastic and the scenery of the Soca River made the whole trip worth it. My guide, Ziga, was a expert when it came to fishing and knew exactly what to do to catch fish all day long, as well as a very nice person. Mitja, the gentlemen who helped set up the fishing trip, was extremely kind and helpful throughout the process of getting everything in order and made sure the day went smoothly. I will definitely be back to fish more with these guys and I highly recommend the same to anybody interested in catching big Slovenian fish.
Verified Customer
My second time in Slovenia Fly Fishing and another absolutely incredible experience. Organisation and communication with Mitja was perfect and guiding with Žiga absolutely aweseome. I caught countless of beautiful rainbows, browns, greyling and...Marmorata. 5 stars for this great experience. Tight lines - Karl.
Jan Daniel Wolters
Verified Customer
Fly fishing in Slovenia with guides Žiga and Timotej has been a absolute delight. These guy’s know what they are talking about. They will spot the fish and can tell you how to catch it, be it dry, nymph, streamer or French nymping and can assist you with everything you need. Great catches on some of Europe’s most beautiful rivers and excellent company. Highly recommended!
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