The creek Želimeljščica

(from the homestead Žumer under the castle Turjaški grad to the outflow into the Iščica)

Fishing family Barje

The Želimeljščica is a wonderful creek that springs under the castle Turjak, where the noble family Auersperg once lived and then flows into the Iščica in the bog. Early spring is the most beautiful time to fish on the Želimeljščica when the waters are stil snowy and the hills are not yet grown in by the river vegetation. You can catch some indigenous brown trouts, big rainbow trouts and feisty chubs.


  • Possibility of fishing brown trout, european chub, rainbow trout
  • Type of fishing bottom fishing, float fishing, fly fishing, spin fishing
  • Allowed baits artificial baits, artificial fly, baits of plant origin, bread, composting worm, float fishing baits, fruit, plug, silicone bait, spoon lures, streamer
  • Type of water running water
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