Rivers & Fish

Our Rivers


Fish: Trout, Barbel

Soča is the biggest of our rivers, springing from the alpine valley of Trenta. The top part is mainly trout water. It flows through the picturesque gorge to the confluence with Lepena river.


Fish: Trout, Grayling

Tolminka Springs deep in the Triglav National Park in the valley Polog. The river carved it's way towards Soča through a steep valley, a gorge at places, finaly opening up a bit when it reaches the Tolmin basin.


Fish: Trout, Grayling

Učja enters Slovenia from Italy and flows for another 6,1 km before confluencing with Soča. This is a remote fast river with dificult acces but spectacular scenery.


Fish: Trout,..

Idrijca springs under the village Vojsko in the hills above Idrija and is our second largest river. It first flows toward South East to Idrijska bela, making a turn towards Idrija (NE), than slowly turning again towards the Soča valley (NW).


Fish: Trout,..

Bača springs under Slatnik and Lajnar carving a deep valley Baška grapa (lit. Baća ravine). During the whole length of 21,4 km of pools and runs it's guarded by trees and followed by a road and a railway.


Fish: Trout, grayling, chub and barbel

Nadiža springs in Italy, enters Slovenia, forms an 11,9 km long arch and returns to Italy again. Untill it comes under Seldo it flows in a tight valley with rapids and deep pools, then the valley widens and uder Robič the river almost disapears in the thick gravel deposits.


Fish: Trout, grayling

Kneža is a typical Alpine river collecting its water from under Vogel and Rodica, flowing for 8,3 km through a tight valley towards the valley of Bača .


Fish: Trout,..

Trebuščica springs under Mrzla rupa and makes a 14 km long way until reaching Idrijca at Dolenja Trebuša. Its first part (5,7 km) is a fish breeding reserve for the genetically pure marble trout.

Our Fish


Thymallus thymallus

Grayling is an endemic salmonid species to our rivers. It lives is all our rivers except Kneža, Koritnica and Bela. In our waters it grows to 60 cm (23,5') and 2 kg (4,5 lb) in weight.

Marble trout

Salmo trutta marmoratus

The Marble trout is an endemic species of the Adriatic watershed. It grows considerably larger than other species of fish in our waters. The biggest specimens documented were over 120 cm (47') long and weighed over 20 kg (44 lb).


Leuciscus cephalus cabeda

Chub is an endemic species from Cyprinidae family typical for Adriatic region. Usually this fish lives in shoals. Its body is cylinder shaped and it has quite large scales all overs its body. It can grow up to 70 cm (25,5') and to 5 kg (11 lb) in weight.

Rainbow trout

Oncorhynchus mykiss

Rainbow trout is an allochthonous species in European rivers. It established itself because of easy farming and adaptability to different man made and wild habitats.


Barbus plebejus

Barbel is like the chub an endemic cyprinid species and it also lives in shoals. It has reddish colored fins and whiskers by which it can be distinguished from other fish. It grows up to 70 cm (27,5') and 4 kg (9 lb) in weight.

Day Card Prices

Angling Club Tolmin

65/ day

(Soca and surrounding waters)

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Angling club Idrija

60 / 90/ day

(upper Idrijca, Kanomljica, Cerknica)

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