Fly Fishing Krka

A fly fishing experience on Slovenian green river flowing through the fields and meadows, holding beautiful broen trout under it's dams and waterfalls.

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Half Day / Full Day
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1 March - 30 November
  • Catch wild brown trout
  • Wander through the dams
  • Fish most remote places in Slovenia
  • Make a stop to take lunch in the vineyard part of the country
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Included in price

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Professional Guide
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Souvenir
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Fishing License

The Krka River is located in the south-eastern part of Slovenia. It is characterized by its green moss pools and water rich in limestone which formed countless brittle tufa deposits in its channel. Fishing is possible straight from its source since the river gushes out in all of its grandeur. The best time for fishing is from the middle of March to the end of June, but the river’s water level gets low then until the end of summer when it again turns green and full of life.

You will begin fishing in the morning, when you will meet your guide at a pre-arranged spot or in front of your accommodation.
After a brief lecture on the most important things you have to look out for while fly fishing in Slovenia, you'll begin with the fishing and during the day you'll visit the best places on the river which are known to produce fish.
With the constant guidance and assistence of our guides, you'll be prepared to catch some nice specimens of trout, grayling or other types of fish residing in the river.

The trip will end in the late afternoon/evening time, with a smile on your face and a camera full of nice photos.

 

Grayling

Grayling is one of the most popular European fly-fishing species since it mostly feeds on insects and could be quite picky with them. It’s not the biggest fish but is certainly amongst the most beautiful, especially since male Graylings have a colorful flag-like dorsal fin. It grows to a minimum of 45 cm with the largest in Slovenia being caught at 63 cm long.

Brown Trout

The brown trout is a classic fly-fishing species, that every fly-fisher already knows. It’s the most widespread fish in Slovenia and can be found in most of our waters. Its size ranges from 25 to 80 cm, with the largest found in the Karst rivers like Unica. Its yellow-brown, olive green, dark grey or copper red body is sprinkled with red and sometimes black or white spots.

Rainbow Trout

The Rainbow Trout is one of the most widespread species in Slovenia, adapted to many different bodies of water in the country. They are also one of the most common catches since they bite on almost anything and put up an enjoyable fight afterwards. They can reach the size of up to 90 cm and satisfy any fisher with their rainbow-coloured flank with black dots.

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Frequently Asked Questions

How many people are per guide?

There can be up to 3 people per guide, if there are more of you, your group will be assigned with 2 guides.

What happens if it rains?

In case of rain we try to find a water that's suitable for fishing, or postpone the trip. If there's no other option, we return the money for the guiding.

What do I need to bring with me?

You can bring all your equipment, not bring any at all or only bring some bits and pieces. We also provide the equiment rental service so we make it easier for you to plan your fishing in case you're travelling by plane.
complete gear in case you don't bring anything or you need to borrow something.

Who is going to be my guide?

You will be assigned one of our guides, which are all experts on their fields, with years of experience in different waters across Slovenia. You can find out more about them in the guides section.

Where can I get the fishing permit and how much it costs?

Fishing permits can be bought in a few bars or fishing shops by the river, but you cn also buy them online. However, we suggest you wait with the purchase of the licenses until the day of fishing and buy them together with a help of our guide. The price of the fly fishing permit for Krka river is 60€

Is there a lunch break for food and drinks?

Of course, you can arrange with your guide to make one or more breaks in order to eat and drink. If you wish, you can also find a nearby restaurant and get a proper lunch, however in case you are fishing more remote locations it's better to have some food and drink packed to go, so you just make a pause by the river.

Is it possible to buy local flies?

Our guides always carry some flies around so you can buy them on the day of the fishing.

Can you arrange accommodation?

We can provide some proposals for you or make a reservation on your behalf.

Fly Fishing guides

Žiga
I am fishing since I was 3 years old and with age, my passion for fishing only got bigger. As a kid, I was learning about many fishing techniques, but with time, fly and spin fishing have become my favorite ways to spend time by the water. I spend more than 100 days in a year fishing on various venues, hence I know most of the rivers, creeks and lakes in Slovenia. My 3 favorite places are Soča, Sava Bohinjka and Idrijca. Nymphing is my number one technique I'm implementing whenever I can. I’m fluent in English and German.
Branko
I've been fishing since I was 6. My favourite kind of fishing in young age was lake fishing, for carp and other lake species. Later, when I discovered the art of fly fishing, this technique took over and I've been a passionate fly fishing angler ever since. In my fishing career I've visited the majority of Slovenian rivers. As a competitor in the National fly fishing championship I've gained many experience and fished in difficult conditions on pressured waters. My top 3 rivers are Idrijca, Savinja and Soča
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Ian Goodman
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Guys told me it is called a green river but they forgot to mention everything else around the river was also green, a paradise on earth!
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Ivan Jekić
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As the guides wrote on the website, I was catching browns, a few rainbows and in the end i even managed to hook a barbel.
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Steve Grandell
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Was staying near the river and decided to give it a go. I contacted the agency and got a great course for beginners, and on top of that managed to catch some fish in the process.
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