Friesland is an internationally loved fishing spot.
Friesland is one of the most beautiful and water-rich fishing provinces in the Netherlands. There are plenty of opportunities in this splendid environment to practice angling. The numerous fishing spots by the many lakes and canals attract countless fishers from all over the world.
Valid license and respect for nature.
Fishing is allowed only in freely navigable waters and you'll need to possess a valid fishing license. You can book a supplementary week license ahead of time in our booking system. Respect for nature is a given.
Fishing paradise for young and old!
The sport of fishing is practiced by people both young and old. Chill and relax with your fishing rod by the edge of the water, waiting to hook that nice big pike, tench, bass or rudd. Enjoying the outdoor life will turn this into an unforgettable fishing holiday.
Fishing in Friesland and staying overnight in a fisher's cabin
Staying overnight in a fisher's cabin or vacation hut at Lifestyle campsite Welgelegen while sport fishing will complete your fishing holiday. You'll experience the outdoor life and your main important necessities are already waiting for you. All you need to bring is your sleepwear and a fishing rod.Boek direct!
Of course, you could also bring your own sleeping accommodation or choose a different one at Welgelegen.
Best fishing spot
The best fishing spot of course depends on what you're looking to catch.
If you want to know more about the best spots, please visit www.ikvis.nl which has a lot of fishing information.
From the best fishing spots to where you can catch which species.
Please note this site is in Dutch only.
Visapp, so you'll know what you catch
Every Dutch freshwater and sea fish on your smart phone, with high quality images.
Search fish in alphabetical order, family names and keywords.
Extensive information about characteristics, habitat, diet, and more.
Information about fishing laws per species (off-seasons, minimum size, etc.)