Urban Belly Boat Fishing Ljubljana

Fishing for river predators from a belly boat on the outskirts of Ljubljana city center.
Duration
Full Day
Season
All year
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Professional Guide
Food & Drinks
Souvenir
Belly boat
Fishing License

Fishing in the middle of a town is probably something you’re familiar with from the internet, but you’ve never considered to actually try it. Now you can! Our guides will take you places that you will be able to find enough peace to enjoy your fishing experience, but at the same time you will feel the presence of city vibes, noises and smell from the streets that will, when combined, give you the type of experience you’ll not likely forget. But the best part about fishing in the urban environment is, big fish seem to enjoy urban lifestyle too, so chances of catching an urban predator are not slim at all! Adding Belly boat in the equation makes everything even more attractive.

Fish

The name of the Northern Pike, or Pike for short, derives from the old English word for a pole-weapon, as it resembles a Pike in shape. It’s a predator fish with large, sharp teeth. This olive greenish creature can grow up to 130 cm in length and can weigh more than 20 kg, with the minimum size set at 70 cm. Calm, peaceful waters are its preferences, like lakes, ponds and middle to lower sections of rivers. The Pike season runs from the beginning of May to the end of January.

Season: May 1st – January 31st
Slovenian record: 137 cm, 24 kg (53 lbs)

The Catfish is the largest freshwater fish in Slovenia. Its home is in calm, deep waters, and prefers a slightly more contaminated environment. It can grow up to 3 m in length and weigh over a staggering 100 kg. The average length of Catfish caught in Slovenian waters is around 1 m. A 95 kg (209 lbs), 255 cm long trophy-size Catfish was caught in Lake Slivnica, while the most common Catfish areas are in the lower Sava River, Lake Bled and other slower flowing rivers. Fishermen use techniques of spinning, fishing with float and ground fishing.

Season: July 1st – April 30th
Slovenian record: 266cm, 99kg (218lbs) and 237 cm, 115kg (253 lbs)

Sharing many of Slovenia’s waters with the Brown Trout is the gorgeous Rainbow Trout. It’s an incredibly adaptable fish and can be found in both manmade and natural habitats – flowing or standing. Thanks to its Rainbow-coloured flank and tiny black dots, this Trout is easily distinguishable from other fish. It can reach a size of 90 cm and weigh up to 10 kg, with the average fishing size between 26 (min. size) and 50 cm. The Rainbow Trout is much braver and more aggressive than its Marble and brown counterparts, which makes its powerful flight tough but very enjoyable. You can catch this creature from the end of March until the end of October.

Season: March 1st – November 30th (Soča river April 1st – November 30th)

Fishing guides

Mitja

I started fishing as a child. Later, I was drawn to carp fishing and decided to specialise in this technique. Through the years, I gained a lot of precious experience and knowhow. I explored fishing on numerous waters around Slovenia, beat my records and fell deeply in love with this type of fishing. My current record rests at 32.5 kg, but of course my aim is to do even better. When I received an offer to create the Fishing Guides Slovenia webpage and thus help introduce Slovenian fishing to the world, I jumped at the opportunity and never looked back. I’m extremely proud of our Fishing Guides Slovenia brand which strives to bring the wonderful sport of fishing to the people.

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Things to know

Every reservation gets individual guiding, max. 3 people per guide,
in case of bigger groups you will be accompanied by 2 or more guides.

You can bring any piece of equipment you want, but we also provide
complete gear in case you don’t bring anything or you need to borrow something.

Our fishing guides are experienced local anglers, who know the rivers well, so they will provide the best guiding out there. Meet our fishing guides >

We help you buy a permit on your arrival, either on a website or in
a shop.

For day’s fishing trips you get lunch box, snacks, and drinks. We can
make a brake in a nearby restaurants if needed.

Accommodation is provided for fishing holidays, it can also be arranged for day trips for additional charge.

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