Fish species

The Netherlands has healthy and varied fish stock. This automatically means that we have something to offer for every kind of angler. We have listed the Netherlands’ major sport fish species here – along with the best techniques to catch them. Then there’s also the special fishing calendar, which in a glimpse shows the best months to pay a visit to the Netherlands to catch your favourite fish.

A nice Dutch polder pike

Underneath the headers ‘witvis’ and ‘sea fish’ we help the more recreational angler fishing for witvis and sea fish to get going with tips for a successful (family) holiday. Find your favourite species and read how and where in the Netherlands you can catch them. Because well begun is half done!

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