Huchen, Catfish, Pike. These are the three most notorious aquatic predators in Europe. And Slovenia is home to all of them. Additionally, a large number of trophy-size variants of these creatures can be found in our waters.
The Huchen record is 135 cm, 26.5 kg (58 lbs), the two largest Catfish to be caught in Slovenia measured 266 and 237 cm and weighed 99 kg (218 lbs) and 115 kg (253 lbs), while the Pike is the record holder with 137 cm and weighing 24 kg (53 lbs).
If you found these amazing stats convincing, make sure to embark on one of our fishing adventures listed below. Local guides will take you to the most hidden fishing spots and show you the right techniques that will help you reel in a trophy-size monster.
The Huchen is active in the fall/winter season. Except for the protective period, the Pike and Catfish are available all year long. For an even more exciting experience, we offer you the opportunity to go belly boat fishing, during which you can feel the raw power of these predators when you find yourself battling one of these monsters in their indigenous territory.