OUR FISHING REGULATIONS

FLYFISHING ONLY

Fly-fishing is the only kind of fishing allowed and you are restricted to one fly only, tied to a single hook. Anglers can use any type of fly fishing line and leader of no less than 0.10 mm, with no additional weight. You may fish with dry flies, wet flies, nymphs or streamers. For fishing on the Koritnica and Kneža rivers, one can use only dry flies. Flyfishing with wool/yarn indicator is allowed with the Catch & Release permit. It is mandatory to use barbless hooks on all rivers. It is allowed to use Tenkara rod of up to 13′ in length. Fishing from a boat is allowed in the reservoir.

 

FISHING SEASON AND MINIMUM SIZES
Section 1 – SALMONIDS Minimum size Fishing season
Rainbow trout 24 cm 23. 3. – 03. 11.
Section 1 – Cyprinids Minimum size Fishing season
Chub, Barbel, Tench 30 cm 1. 4. – 30. 4.
1. 7. – 31. 10.
Catch and release section No kill 23. 3. – 03. 11.
DAILY LIMITS

The Section 1 permit allows you to keep three (3) rainbow trout. You are not allowed to keep any grayling, marble trout or hybrids. It is allowed to keep only one rainbow trout of 50 cm or longer per day. On the Tolminka and Bača rivers (Section 1), you are only allowed to take two (2) rainbow trout of up to 40 cm in length per day. A caught fish must be immediately marked with an X in the daily catch section in your permit. Once you have caught your third rainbow trout, fishing must be stopped. With this fishing permit, a child aged up to and including fifteen (15) years may fish with you. Once issued fishing permits cannot be exchanged and there is no refund.

In the Catch & Release Section, it is not allowed to take any fish. You can also fish in the Section 1 with catch&release rules.

The permit for cyprinids allows you to keep five (5) cyprinids.

FISHING SEASON ON THE TREBUŠČICA AND SECTION LAKE

The fishing season on the Trebuščica ends on 20 October.

SOČA LAKE section is the reservoir between the confluence of the Soča and the Tolminka, the confluence of the Idrijca and the Bača and to the dam at Podselo, the fishing season starts 1 March and ends 30 November.

ATTENTION: Due to spawning, fishing is not allowed from the confluence of the Soča and Tolminka down to Vodivček bay (under the hatchery) from 1 March to 23 March and from 3 November to 30 November.

FISHING PERMITS

The fishing permit is valid only for the person and the day entered. A child of up to and including 15 years may also fish under your permit, but under your supervision and responsibility.

By buying a fishing permit you acknowledge and agree with the fishing rules. Fishing is at your own risk.

PRICES AND CONDITIONS OF PURCHASING FISHING PERMITS in 2024

 

Types of permits Section
1
Catch &
Release Section
Daily permit
80 €
67 €
Three-day permit – 10 % discount
216 €
181 €
Five-day (5) permit – 20 % discount
320 €
268 €
Lake (Most na Soči) – daily permit
45 €
/
20 % discount for RZS members (C&R permits)
Daily permit
80 €
54 €
Three-day permit
216 €
145 €
Five-day permit
320 €
215 €

 

Annual fishing permit 11 – 30 fishing days
30 % discount
31 and more fish.d.
40 % discount

(All prices include VAT.)

Issued fishing permits cannot be changed. There is also no refund on such tickets for whatever reason. Permits are not transferable and are valid for the named person only. All permits can be purchased at authorised local agencies. The annual fishing permit is sold at the office only and is non-transferable.

AUTHORISED LOCAL SELLERS:

Bovec

  • Hotel MANGART, Mala vas 107, 5230 Bovec, 05 388 42 50
  • Apartmaji MRAKIČ, Dvor 53, 5222 Bovec, +386 41 329 174

Kobarid

  • Hotel HVALA, Trg svobode 1, 5222 Kobarid, 05 389 93 00
  • Restavracija s prenočišči JAZBEC, Idrsko 56, 5222 Kobarid, 05 389 91 00
  • Kamp KOREN Kobarid, Drežniške Ravne 33, 5222 Kobarid, 05 389 13 11
  • TIC Kobarid, Trg svobode 16, 5222 Kobarid, 05 380 04 90

Tolmin

  • Hotel DVOREC, Mestni trg 3, 5220 Tolmin, 05 382 11 00
  • Turistična kmetija KAFOL, Prapetno 16, 5220 Tolmin, 05 388 37 53
  • Camp GABRJE, Gabrje, 5220 Tolmin, 031 630 630
  • Soča valley holidays – hiša KATRIČ, Kamno 42, 5220 Tolmin, 031 488 808
  • Pisarna Ribiške družine Tolmin, Trg 1. maja 7, 5220 Tolmin, 05 381 17 10

Most na Soči

  • Penzion ŠTERK, Most na Soči 55, 5216 Most na Soči, 05 388 70 65
  • Apartma TALJAT, Most na Soči 95, 5216 Most na Soči, 05 381 30 86
  • Gostilna SKRT, Most na Soči 62, 5216 Most na Soči, 05 388 70 25
  • Vila NOBLESA, Drobočnik 2, 5216 Most na Soči, 05 381 31 16
  • Hotel ZLATA RIBICA, Idrija pri Bači 86, 5216 Most na Soči, 05 381 56 50
  • Gostilna OBREKAR, Dolenja Trebuša 12, 5283 Slap ob Idrijci, 05 380 50 45
  • Gostilna PRI ŠTEFANU, Postaja 3, 5216 Most na Soči, 05 38 87 195
  • SOCA FLY, Most na Soči 62, 5216 Most na Soči, 031 705 552

Cerkno

  • Kmetija ŽELINC, Straža 8, 5282 Cerkno, 05 372 40 20