fly fishing Czech Republic – Sumava

This website is about fly fishing in the Czech Republic, the Sumava region, in the South-West part of the country. But we would like to inform you about other Czech rivers as well.

“Annual EFFA Event 2023 on the Otava 2023 CZ. Great experience in a brilliant landscape. New friends made and our passion passed on to 30 fly fishers from the Susice area. United by true passion. Many thanks, Jan Siman.”
Daniele Di Fronzo, Prezident of EFFA.

“This was a fantastic fishing trip and one we’ll remember for a very long time. We’ll be back again as a group.” Cailean Moore UK, 2016

The best recommendations are always personal ones, from your friends and well known fly fishers.

Enjoy pictures and videos, and talk to fly fishers who fish our waters.

We provide full fly fishing services – guiding, tuition, accommodation, information, full service fly shop, we will help you help to obtain fishing permits.

Tight lines!

Jan Siman

Jan Siman, CEO of Goflyfish.cz and Siman Fly Shop

Our rivers


Otava is the most significant and important fly fishing river between our rivers in the western part of Sumava.

The Otava river, fed by two mountain tributaries, the Vydra and the Kremelna, continues from their junction through a beautiful valley of the Sumava National Park and meanders around Annin to flow into the Vltava. The fishing section is about 30 km long, with every bit different, offering new fishing experiences.  Continue reading …

Martin Droz, world fly fishing champion, likes our rivers
Martin Droz and his large rainbow trout from Otava 6 trophy part
Tepla Vltava River

Tepla Vltava is one of the most beautiful rivers in Central Europe, famous for autumn dry fly fishing for grayling. Continue reading…

Learn more about our streams

Fly Fishing Packages


– 6 nights/ 5 days fishing with a guide, all inclusive, min. 3 fishermen

it includes

  • 5x full guiding days in Sumava area, every day different river, provided by Jan Siman or another local expert fly fisherman
  • 6x overnight stay bed and breakfast in the guesthouse Penzion Annin – Pod Lesem www.annin.cz
  • 6x lunch packet
  • 6x three course dinner
  • 1 year Czech state fishing license
  • 5x fishing permits for your stay including Otava 6 trophy part
  • 1x box of 12 local flies
  • 1x fly tying with Jan Siman, Martin Vlk or another fly tying expert
  • tuition – fly casting, Czech Nymphing, etc.

it does not include

  • transport costs
  • travell and personal insurance
  • drinks

price ask us

Take a close look at the fly fishing packages here



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Book 10 Deadly River Dry Flies with Tying Instructions – The only dry flies you will ever need

Authors: Jonathan Barnes and Jan Siman Compiled by two fly fishing champions this book presents the ultimate dry flies suitable for rivers all over the world with clear step by step instructions. The flies have been tried and tested for decades and are a mix of traditional patterns, more modern innovative patterns using CDC and …

Czech fishing documents 2024

For fishing Otava and other rivers, you need the Czech state fishing license and the fishing permits.  Fishing permits are for different parts (counties) of Czechia. We can buy them for you, or you can buy them directly.