Choose a language
Plan a route here

River Sava Bohinjka

Fishing · Upper Carniola · 505 m
Responsible for this content
Slovenia Outdoor Verified partner  Explorers Choice 
  • Flyfishing on Soča River
    Flyfishing on Soča River
    Photo: Slovenia Tourist Board Mediateka, Slovenia Tourist Board Mediateka
Main hunting species: brown trout, grayling, hake and rainbow trout

The Sava Bohinjka hosted the European artificial fly fishing championship in 2006.The river covers the river from the bridge in Bohinjska Bistrica to the dam in Soteska and is divided into a catch-and-release section and a section in which the fisherman can take the captured fish.

The Sava Bohinjka is known as a friendly alpine river with a sense of practicality; it is accessible from both banks, almost along the whole stream, now from this, now from the other bank and with a safe crossings. It flows from the Bohinj Lake and is well fed. It likes to give fly fishers a trophy grayling and very colorful brown trout. Sympathetic pragmatism is evidenced by the fact that it allows spawning of rainbow trout, which grow here into beautiful rainbow fish and hard warriors. The fisherman might get a surprise of catching the abundant grayling in the middle of a hot summer day.


Possibility of fishing: brown trout, grayling, huchen, rainbow trout

Type of fishing: fly fishing, spin fishing

Allowed baits: artificial baits, artificial fly

Type of water: running water

Profile picture of Peter Lenarcic
Peter Lenarcic 
Update: April 10, 2020

Public transport

Accesible with bus or train

Getting there

The river flows between lakes Bohinj and Bled.


Free and payable parking available


46.274568, 13.947873
46°16'28.4"N 13°56'52.3"E
33T 418935 5125092
Show on Map
Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

Recommendations nearby

Theme trail · Julian Alps
Difficulty easy
Distance 0.8 km
Duration 0:25 h
Ascent 20 m
Descent 15 m

from Turizem Bohinj,   Turizem Bohinj
Mountain Biking · Upper Carniola
Aufzeichnung am 25. August 2021
Distance 30.5 km
Duration 2:24 h
Ascent 418 m
Descent 413 m

Von bohinjska Bistrica ins vojetal

from Matthias Frank,   Community
Mountain Biking · Upper Carniola
Around Rudnica, Bohinj
recommended route Difficulty easy
Distance 19.6 km
Duration 2:16 h
Ascent 201 m
Descent 201 m

We'll explore a small part of the beautiful Bohinj valley - east of the big lake. Nice nature, views and a rich cultural heritage.The tour is easy, ...

from Vid Pogacnik,   Community
Bike Riding · Julian Alps
Bohinj Cycling Route
recommended route Difficulty easy
Distance 12.2 km
Duration 0:40 h
Ascent 135 m
Descent 4 m

Cycling route connecting the Lower and Upper Bohinj Valleys, runs past numerous natural and cultural sights in Bohinj.

from Turizem Bohinj,   Turizem Bohinj
recommended route Difficulty moderate
Distance 14.9 km
Duration 0:45 h
Ascent 119 m
Descent 119 m

The cycling route to Lake Bohinj across the wonderful meadows below the Bohinj and Tolmin mountains.

from Turizem Bohinj,   Turizem Bohinj
Cross-Country Skiing · Bohinj
Tekaška proga Bohinjska Bistrica (1 km)
recommended route Difficulty easy closed
Distance 1 km
Duration 0:10 h
Ascent 3 m
Descent 10 m

Kratka in nezahtevna krožna proga na izhodišču tekaške proge, ki vodi do začetka Dobrave mimo Telečnice in nazaj.

from Turizem Bohinj,   Turizem Bohinj
Cross-Country Skiing · Julian Alps
Tekaška proga Bohinjska Bistrica - Dobrava (8 km)
recommended route Difficulty difficult closed
Distance 8 km
Duration 1:00 h
Ascent 119 m
Descent 119 m

Tekaška prog čez Dobravo je po mnenju mnogih smučarjev tekačev ena najlepših v tem delu Evrope. Razgiban teren in čudoviti razgledi na okoliške ...

from Turizem Bohinj,   Turizem Bohinj
recommended route Difficulty moderate closed
Distance 2.7 km
Duration 0:20 h
Ascent 50 m
Descent 50 m

Krajša krožna proga iz Bohinjske Bistrice do roba Dobrave je srednje zahtevna in nudi lepe razglede.

from Turizem Bohinj,   Turizem Bohinj

Show all on map

Questions and answers

Ask the first question

Would you like to the ask the author a question?


Write your first review

Help others by being the first to add a review.

Photos from others

  • Content
  • Show images Hide images
2D 3D
Maps and trails
  • 8 Routes nearby