Socio-economic data - Slovenia
According to the latest available data, there are around 12,000 angling club members in Slovenia, in 64 clubs across the country. In addition, there are around 8,000 day-tickets, which are sold to non-club members. Concerning sea angling, there are around 1,000 angling club members, as well as 1,000 licenses sold to tourist anglers.
Through the payment of angling concessions by the clubs, it is estimated that freshwater anglers contribute around €300,000 directly to the State budget. There is however no broader data on the economic impact of recreational fisheries.
Caroline Sullivan, Barbara Jesensek, Dusan Jesensek, and Anka Zuza, An assessment of the importance of recreational sports fishing in the Upper Soca basin, Slovenia.