Fishing on Tara River

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Full day 8 Hours
Availability : 1 May to 1 Oct
Start: Đurđevića Tara Bridge
End: Đurđevića Tara Bridge
Min Age : 7+
Max People : 4 - 15 (More on request)

Experience fishing in the National Park Durmitor and Tara River. UNESCO-s world heritage list is unique in the world by length of 82 km known as the “tear of Europe,” with its clear water.

The canyon is the second deepest in the world (the highest point of the canyon is 1300 m).

In combination with untouched wild nature and fantastic landscape, fishing on the Tara river is a surprising and fun adventure.

Fishing on the river Tara is allowed only with artificial lures and requires a daily fishing permit.

The most common types of fish are:

  • Brook trout (Salmo trutta fario) – approximate weight of 0.5 to 5 kg, 10 kg.
  • Danube salmon (Hucho hucho) -15-20 kg, 40 kg.
  • Grayling (Thymallus thymallus) -0 0.3-2 kg.

Departure & Return Location

Đurđevića Tara Bridge (Google Map)

Departure Time

15 Min Before Fishing Time

Price Includes

  • Mentioned fishing tour
  • Certified fishing guide
  • Transport according to program
  • A dayly fishing permit for NP Durmitor
  • 1 x 0.5-liter bottle of water

Price Excludes

  • Basic fishing equipment (supplement 50 €)
  • Gratuity (Optional)
  • Additional services
  • Other expenses not included in program

What to bring

  • A small rucksack
  • Comfortable footwear for fishing
  • Hat or Cap & Sunscreen (warmer months)
  • Raincoat (if rains)
  • Camera
What to Expect

Enjoy a real fishing adventure and experience this beautiful green canyon with untouched wild nature, the largest in Europe and the second deepest in the world.

This full-day fishing tour close to Đurđevića Tara bridge from Šljivansko or Žugića Luka, through the famous canyon Tara in Montenegro. Experienced or not, you will be able to explore the impressive views of the river, canyon and mountain peaks in an area filled with fish.

  • A dramatic landscape of magnificent canyon and river
  • The spectacular architecture of Đurđevića Tara Bridge
  • Ljutica, shortest river and largest water spring in Europe
  • Delicious, authentic food from this mountain range
  • The old Roman road and Lever Tara
  • Possibility for other activities like Zipline, Jeep Safari...

08:00Welcome meeting and departure

Tara Bridge and beautiful mountains in Montenegro
Tara Bridge and beautiful mountains in Montenegro

We’ll meet about 15 minutes before the fishing time at the parking spot behind the “Motel Tara MB” on the Đurđevića Tara Bridge, for a “welcome meeting.” Please, check your voucher or our website beforehand for the correct meeting place location and time.

After arrival, meet our fishing guide to transportation towards the starting point for fishing. If you come in your car, park in the motel’s parking or at the alternative parking by the bridge.


08:30Arrival at starting point for fishing

The fishing tour starting point and route may vary:

Fishing zone 1: From II Logor (Šljivansko) to Đurđevića Tara Bridge,
Fishing zone 2: From Đurđevića Tara Bridge to Žugića Luka,
Fishing zone 3: From Žugića Luka to Bijela Vrela (The White Source)

You prepare for safe fishing.
Fishing begins with a short introduction to practice led by your guide.

A fisherman standing on a rock by the river

08:35Starting the fishing tour on Tara river

Fishing zone 1:
Šljivansko to Đurđevića Tara Bridge route. We drive 3 km upstream from the bridge, where fishing starts toward the bridge. In this section, you will enjoy the gorgeous river, also the shortest river and source in Europe, Ljutica.

Fishing zone 2:
Đurđevića Tara Bridge to Žugića Luka route, we drive nearly 10 km downstream to Žugića Luka, where we’ll have attractive places for fishing upstream to the Đurđevića Tara Bridge. There are also several springs and beaches for swimming and short breaks beside the amazing river and canyon.

Fishing zone 3:
Žugića Luka to Bijela Vrela (The White Source) route. We drive nearly 10 km downstream to Žugića Luka. This part has a lot of attractive places for fishing downstream to the Bijela Vrela (The White Source) There are rocky and pebbly terraces, sandy beaches, high cliffs, and a lot of caves along the canyon.

Beautiful view of the tara river

12:30 Finishing the fishing tour, return to start point and having lunch

Fishing to the end destination, where we will have a short break and enjoy the view, return to start point.

You will enjoy a delicious lunch with specialities of the local cuisine, where you can try a phenomenal sandwich or baguette with cheese cream (kajmak) and smoked prosciutto, water or juice and some fruit.

16:00 Return journey to the meeting place

Return journey from start point to the meeting place on parking at Đurđevića Tara bridge, or under the program. Our ride takes about twenty minutes through spectacular views of the surrounding area of the Canyon Tara river.


16:30 Arrival to the bridge and End of fishing tour

Arrive at the meeting place on parking at Đurđevića Tara bridge, in the hotel, or under the program (agreement).
We hope you had an unforgettable experience and you are welcome again.View of the Djurdjevica Tara Bridge from the local national restaurant Montenegro Doviđenja! Goodbye!

Important Info

Main details

• The program can be modified (eg, If the weather requires, etc.)
• The program time can be adjusted (eg., Depending on conditions, rafting, etc.)
• We can organize transport from/to Dubrovnik, Tivat, Budva, Podgorica, Sarajevo, etc.

Starts on & Ends on

Please, come at least 10 minutes before the welcome meeting and departing time-based on the itinerary, or by the agreement. Also, look closely at your voucher or our website beforehand for the correct meeting point location and time. We can’t accept a late departure request.
Starts on: In a parking lot behind the “Motel Tara MB” on the Đurđevića Tara Bridge.
Ends on: In a parking lot behind the “Motel Tara MB” on the Đurđevića Tara Bridge.
Your guide also can give you more information about the activity and any other information you want when you are on the spot.

About Boarding and Arrival Locations

About hotel guests: According to the planned program for Pick-Up and Drop-Off locations and times. If agreed to Pick-Up and Drop-Off Service from the hotel, then a boarding location will be parking outside the hotel or in front of the hotel at the agreed time specified in the voucher, or by agreement.
About other guests: If you come on your own, with your own car or bus, you ‘ll be at the meeting point at least 10 minutes before welcome meeting and departure. Please, check our website or travel agency beforehand for the correct locations and time.
– If you can’t find transportation to get to us, we will be happy to organize transportation (dependent on availability).

Booking Confirmation & Voucher

– Confirm the booking in accordance with terms and conditions online or contact us.
– Please, confirm the booking immediately during the booking process if it’s less than 7 days before the planned departure for this activity.
– Bookings that are made online can be confirmed using My Account. My Account includes all information, you’ll be able to track the confirmation, track your payment status, meeting point location and you can also rate the activity after you finished it. Note: Bookings made by phone cannot be checked from My Account.
– Also, show either a paper or an electronic voucher to your guide at the welcome meeting.

Cancellation Policy

The passenger is entitled to cancel the activity and is required to inform the organizer. Cancellation can be made directly on the website, or in writing including cancellation by e-mail. The date of the written cancellation is the basis for calculating the fee, according to the law of the Organizer, expressed as a percentage of the total price, if the program is not otherwise stated, as follows:

• no cancellation fee if canceled at least 7 days before the scheduled departure
• 50% if canceled 6 – 3 days before the scheduled departure
• 100% if canceled within 48 hours before the scheduled departure

– If the activity is missed due to delays or missing arrival, refunds will not be issued.

Additional information & Prices

– Price is based on group 2 -6 participants (adults) and per person, as well as according to the suggested date of the activity.
– To realize this activity must be at least 2 people (adults), ie for the 1 person, it’s possible to organize as “private activity” for the price of 2 people with a discount of 30 euros ( Price 260 €).
– If there is an insufficient number of participants during your reservation and you want to book a “private activity” and pay a deposit, but in the meantime, other people also booked then, the basic price will be calculated. Just give us a notification when booking for this “basic” option.
– The activity is possible to arrange from other cities in Montenegro for individuals and groups. (Contact us for details and prices).
– The activity can be organized in conjunction with another activity or tour, as a full-day (with/without accommodation) or longer. See our offers and contact us to meet your needs or according to your wishes.
– Montenegro Adventure keeps the right to change the price if service providers change prices.

Participants & Children

• Participants on the activity are individuals or small groups of mixed nationalities.
• Children with parents or guardians must be 2-12 years.
Children under 7 years can’t participate on this whitewater rafting ride.
If you are under 18 you will need parental permission, unless you travel in the company of an adult (18 years of age or older).

Useful Information

• Season: May to October
• Length: About 5-6 km.
• Duration: the Whole tour for about 10 hours, fishing for about 8 hours.
• Code: FITA-DTZL01-MA

Good to Know

Currency: Euro (€)
Gratuity (Tip, Bakhshish): Your Montenegro Adventure crew never expect tip themselves and will not request for any. However, if you are pleased with our staff who have served you, and you still want to give tip, our staff will appreciate it and be grateful for your gesture.
Clothes: Make sure you wear comfortable clothes and shoes for the activity. Hat or cap, sunscreen, and appropriate sun protection clothing is required during warmer months. A small umbrella or raincoat for rain will be useful in case of light rain. Bring a swimsuit, underwear as a reserve if you get wet, and preferably towel. The weather in the mountains of Montenegro can be very unpredictable (warmer clothing for months other than summer). Please prepare for various weather conditions.