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Fishing season in the Brenta river in Bassano del Grappa

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When the first warm of a late spring arrives, our thoughts go straight to the holidays and our mind wanders in search of the perfect destination, experiences and beautiful stories to tell to our colleagues when we come back.

Nature or fun? Active vacation or relaxing holiday? Isolation or socialization? There is a practicable sport that may be done along the Brenta river which runs under the “Ponte Vecchio” the famous Old bridge of Bassano Del Grappa that reconciles all these requests: it’s the fly fishing.

The Brenta river is one of the most loved by fishers for the trout fishing. And the best season is precisely from April to October.

In the waters just outside Bassano it’s possible to practice fly fishing with single hook, without barbless and Catch and Release, exactly the release of what was caught. The rules are the same for everyone, residents and visitors. These rules maintain fish abundance and a protect fluvial ecosystem.

In order to practice fishing in the Brenta river, you just need to request the daily permit, that you can buy via the app or different shops in town. We can give you all the information you may need and eventually an expert guide that can tell you all the secrets of this sport.

The flying fish is practiced with an artificial bait that hides a hook, called fly, because of its resemblance to the insect. This fly is launched in the water and swaying attract the fish, imitating the aspect of the insect.

To access to the fishing area, you walk along the paths that give easy access to the river banks. Immerse yourself in the peace of its fresh waters and try your luck or put to the test your fisher experience. The brown trout and rainbow trout which finds in the Brenta river their natural environment, can easily reach big size that goes from 60 centimetres to 90/100 centimetre for some specimen.

The New York Times define Bassano as a privileged destination for the fly fishing, and with amazement emphasizes how it is possible to combine a sport passion in a territory that offers a complete holiday of history and city life. In fact, after the river’s peace and the nature’s peace it’s possible to move in the city square to pass pleasant evenings between restaurants and bars with outdoor tables and enjoy sunsets.

If you are looking for an active holiday among the nature without missing the vitality of the historic city squares in the heart of Veneto don’t waste time and send us your request.

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