Slovenian Angler’s Tails

‘Bows and Marbles in Soca - Salmon and trout need gravel to create their nests and spawn in a river. Much of my work in the UK consists of finding, cleaning, replacing and worrying that there is not enough gravel for salmonids to create the next generation of fish in our heavily used South Western rivers; however, on arrival on the […]
A Slave To A Marble Trout -   Last season I had the privilege to take two fantastic young guys out on our waters. For their age – and one of them could not even vote yet – they were better in casting than I will ever be. But they have dedicated their entire trip to catch a marble trout. And eventually […]
The History of Fishing in Soca - Zgodovina Ribolov ima na Tolminskem dolgo tradicijo. Posočje je staro naselitveno območje, o čemer pričajo številna arheološka najdišča. Za ribiče so zanimive najdbe, ki pričajo, da so ljudje že v prazgodovini lovili ribe v Soči in pritokih. Pod Kozlovim robov v Tolminu je bil izkopan kovinski trnek, ki je datiran v 8. stoletje pred našim […]
Ribiški turizem v Sloveniji - Prihajali so že, ko bodoči kajakaši še niso poznali vesel. Ko so bodoči padalci še častili Ikarja. Ko so bodoči gorski kolesarji še grizli v planinska kolena. Znanilci razcveta turizma v zgornjem Posočju so turistični ribiči – muharji. Nekateri se čudijo njihovi vzdržljivosti s celodnevnim šviganjem palice v reki, drugi pa vedo, da so najbolj […]
And Where Are The Marble Trout? - And Where Are The Marble Trout?   In the summer of 1987 Stane, then president of the Angler’s Club of Tolmin (Ribiška družina Tolmin), gave me a call. He told me that in the middle of August two special fly-fishermen would visit the Tolminska (the Tolmin region). Men who had written books about fly-fishing from […]