Join Barry & Cathy Beck to explore the abundance of wild rivers, steep gorges and breathtaking alpine plains fishing the rivers of the Danube and Adriatic watersheds. Trip dates are June 20 – 28, 2019 starting with three day of fishing in Kobarid and ending with three days in Bled. The Marble trout is indigenous to Soca River, as well as the Soca grayling. Other species include brown, rainbow and brook trout.
Four nights at Hotel Hvala with three days fishing the rivers of the Adriatic Basin. On the transfer day, visit the the Lipica Stud Farm and the capital city of Ljubljana. Accommodation in Bled is at Hotel Triglav for four nights and three days of fishing the rivers of the Danube river Basin.
Hotel Hvala is located in the Soca valley in the town of Kobarid. Kobarid is known for the 1917 Battle of Caporetto, documented by Ernest Hemingway in his novel A Farewell to Arms. Accommodation in the alpine village of Bled is at Hotel Triglav with balcony rooms with views of Lake Bled.
$4,825 per person based on double occupancy and shared guide. $5,850 per person based on single occupancy and private guide.
Fly into Ljubljana and transfer to Kobarid with English speaking host. Spend four nights at Hotel Hvala and four nights at Hotel Triglav with six days of guided fly fishing. Lipica Stud Farm Experience includes a carriage ride, private tour and picnic at the Estate. In Ljubljana, touring includes private walking tour of Old Town, Ljubljana Castle and boat ride on Ljubljanica River. All meals, transfers and applicable taxes included. Daily fishing licenses, airline transportation, any special transfers, beverages, gratuities, tackle purchases and any items of a personal nature are not included.
Longtime Frontiers trip hosts and photographers, the Becks travel far and wide to follow their love for fly fishing and nature photography. Based in Pennsylvania, Barry and Cathy write books, host fly fishing departures, lead African photo safaris, and operate a stock photography business. The Becks are well-known in the fishing, photography, and travel industries, and possess a stellar reputation for their skill, knowledge, and expertise born out of a 20 year career.
Their most recent books include Cathy Beck’s Fly Fishing Handbook, now in its third edition; Fly Waters Near and Far, a coffee table book of photographs, and a soon-to-be-released book on Alaska.