Sava Bohinjka rainbow Trout

Spring Fly Fishing Slovenia – Sava Bohinjka

Few weeks since the opening of the 2019 Fly Fishing season in Slovenia and we already have some nice catches to show! Despite the rainy week that is about to end now, Fly fisherman can find the levels of Slovenian rivers just fine! Well – at least most of them.. Sava Bohinjka, Soca, Idrijca, Radovna – all fine and all GO! for the Fly Fishing.. Sava Dolinka at the moment of this update white coloured, which also influences on the Big Sava Radovljica river – not quite optimal during the time of this update..

Weather forecast for the Easter end of the week – fine! Any one targeting the area of Bled for the fly fishing hide-out during the Easter – pack the bags!

Flies to recommend – the Hatch is still week.. at least on the rivers which are fed by the glacial waters like the Sava Bohinjka, Soca.. that does not mean Dry Fly is not working – it is, but small patterns of Emergers or even ants… hook sizes 20 more or less. On the contrary – very large dries can also trigger some reaction from the down under.. big parachutes oversized hackle – give them a chance too.. Nymphs – still small and down at the bottom..

Few images of the Sava Bohinjka taken on April 15th on the upper areas of the river..

Fly Fishing Guide taking a tour down to the Canyons of the Sava Bohinjka river – tracking down a wild Rainbow – beautiful male fighting all the way, video needed to be shorten since it would take around 20min to land this Trout! Very much of the respect to the Catch & Release – `Bow swam back unharmed and is growing in the strength right now!