During this time of the year, trout from the Soča river move up into the stream to spawn. We had little rainfall that winter, so the water level of the stream was very low. The brown trout in the picture was caught in a small “pool” of the stream.

My friends from our fishing association and I were watching the trout spawn, and we saw a trout caught in the pool that was eating a frog! I took my Nikon D7100 and I had underwater housing on the camera, so I took an underwater picture and then saved the fish helping it back into the river.

The last photo shows what the upper Soca river looks like.

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