FLY FISHING in the Steyr river – Austria
The fly fishing district Steyr Grünburg lies in the heart of the Steyr Valley in Upper Austria. Characteristic of this section are the many brook entrances which lead deep into the Kalkalpen National Park. The Steyr river is structured, powerful water about 30 meters wide and 5.1 kilometers (3 miles) long. It lies in the region of the lower Alps of upper Austria and runs partially along the townsite of Grunburg near the city of Steyr.
The fish population is predominately brook and rainbow trout as well as grayling. In certain typical sections one can find the famous “Steyr Grayling” prominently represented. Outstanding catches are very frequent here.
The efforts of managing the waters also show very good results, which again attracts anglers from all over the world. In our District the Steyr is Class I-II.
The best time for dry fly fishing the Steyr Grünburg is certain from middle of July until the middle of August. The weather is steady and allows for good water levels in order to access good fishing spots and one can enjoy the whole day dry fly fishing.
- 1. May – 31. December
- 2 Salmon but just one grayling.
- Each taken fish has to be entered into a list on the license.
Catching season and Measure
|Brown trout||16.03. – 15.09.||30 cm|
|Rainbow trout||16.03. – 30.11.||30 cm|
|Grayling||01.05. – 31.12.||45 cm|