Dave Downie Fishing

Experienced Fly Fishing Guide in Scotland/UK and Abroad

Trips Abroad Czech Rep Brown

Czech Republic North Bohemia

Trips TBA in 2016/2017

May, June, September and October

Every year I have been running some trips to the Czech Republic to fish the fantastic Rivers in North Bohemia.

Situated about 1.5hrs drive north of Prague Airport in the Navarov Valley in stunning scenery, these rivers are full of fish.

Fishing for Grayling mostly but with a big head of Brown trout and some Rainbow and Brook trout, try your hand at the Grand Slam, one fish of each species in one day.

Fishing in beautiful clear rivers, the River Jizera and the Kamenice, you will fall in love with them and catching 20-30 fish per day is normal on most days.

Dry fly, French leader, wets, Duo-Trio and Streamers all work, but Dry fly and French Nymphing are my favourites.

Staying at the wonderful Pension Spalov dependant on the group size, you will be right by the banks of the river.

Catered for by the guys and girls in Spalov, you will get a cooked breakfast and continental every morning, a clean warm room and the river right next to you. A packed lunch is included and your all set to go.

At night you can tie flies or just relax with a cold bottle of beer a nice bottle of red wine or whatever tickles your fancy.

Average Bar Bill for a week including Bottles of water and Coke during the day is about €70 per person. Very Cheap

Sometimes I can arrange for my friend Martin Droz to come along to fish, hes not there as a guide but there as my friend fishing, but still would not stop you watching and asking questions as he is a multiple ex-world champion and IMO one of the very finest River anglers in the world. You can learn more form watching that trying yourself.

What's Included in the Trip

As of 2015 I have been running a clinic on each trip with one of the top Czech Angler, each one a Gold Medalist in the World Championships. The clinic consisit of set ups flies, fly tying and general tuttion form these top anglers, This is included in the overall costs of the trip. Martin Droz or David Chlumsky

Me Dave Downie as your host and guide, not everyone wants a guide but if you want to brush up on techniques and you have not been before its best to spend at least a day with me fishing and learning. (If Required)

Fly tying at night again if required

Transportation to and from Prague Airport to the Pension and back again.

7 Night accommodation Bed and Breakfast, with a packed lunch included

Fishing License for the State of Czech Rep Last one year if you want to go more than one trip.

Private permit for the river sections we fish.

Average 6 day's fishing per trip, dependant on the day of departure and time.

Transportation to the different river spots.

A great time with a good bunch of people.

What's not Included

Flights to Prague Airport (Approx £120-£200)

Your Bar Bill and Evening Meals (Approx €15 per Person Per Night) 2 or 3 course Meal

Any flies your require, I can sort out a box of what's needed and will catch for the trip if given advance notice.

Any tips for the mini bus drivers etc.


Prices Start from £425 per person Dependant on Group Size.

Minimum Group Size 4 and Maximum 12

Contact me if you want me to arrange a trip for you and your pals only, on a different date, different amount of days shorter or longer and I will sort out the quote