Trout Fishing in Greece

August 18, 2007 By: Marshall Cutchin

“Ever since I had first looked on the rugged peaks that define the Greek landscape, I was seized with the romantic notion of catching a trout in an ancient mountain stream, home to some of Homer’s woodland nymphs. It seemed a preposterous notion at first, but finally my journey was rewarded in Epirus, about 180 miles north of my starting point, in the northwest corner of Greece.” In The New York Times, Lou Ureneck delights his inner classicist in the freestone and limestone streams of Epirus, described by a local guide as “the Montana of Greece.”