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The capital of The Netherlands is without a doubt one of the most interesting cities in the world when it comes to fishing. Not only because of the amazing surroundings where you will be casting your line, but also because of the superb angling Amsterdam has to offer.
Especially lovers of predator fish can indulge themselves here. One of the most coveted fish species is the zander. This ruthless robber occurs in large numbers in both the canals, the IJ and the Amstel. Another formidable fighters boss is the perch. Beautifully colored, full of temperament and always a pleasure to catch. Finally, there is the pike: the uncrowned king of the canals. Although this green coat occurs in fewer large numbers, the size more than makes up for it. Don't be surprised if you catch a pike across the meter!
Street fishing is a way of fishing that has become extremely popular in recent years. Everywhere in the city, you will find active anglers with a spinning rod, a bag of artificial bait and a landing net with a long handle. The reason: the fantastic fishing, especially perch and zander. Days of 20 to 50 fish are no exception. Partly by fishing with light lures and regularly relocating, you can be very successful. Fishing with the drop shot as well as throwing with soft baits is very effective. The cool thing about street fishing is that you are very flexible and you don't need a lot of stuff to be successful. A light spinning rod of 210 - 240 cm with a 6-8 lb braided line, a fluocarbon leader and some small soft baits is enough to make it happen! Of course, if you are really targetting pike, you will need heavier gear and larger lures. In that case, we recommend a medium-heavy spinning rod with a reel spooled with 15 - 25 lb braided line.
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Fishing from the banks in Amsterdam is without a doubt very exciting and challenging, but also a bit restrictive. Especially if you want to reach the great fishing grounds that are out of casting reach. We're talking about the wonderful IJ-river that stretches out all the way from the Markermeer on the far East side of Amsterdam to the far West side. This water offers world class zander fishing and has a good stock of perch too. We are glad to share our recommended fishing guides with you, certified by the Amsterdam Fishing Club AHV, and practicing Catch & Releaste only.
With years of experience in professional guiding, Michael is guaranteed to offer a fully serviced day fishing in and around Amsterdam. He guides on the River IJ, the River Zaan (Zaandam), Northsea Canal and the lake 'Alkmaardermeer' (Alkmaar). His big love is the zander, but also pike and perch are favorite target species. Tackle and bait are provided. The used fishing techniques are: drop shot fishing, vertical jigging, trolling, casting with lures and soft baits, and even dead bait fishing.
The versatile fishing guide Mike Dijkstra offers guided fishing trips on the IJ-River and Northsea Chanel, targetting both zander and perch. Vertical jigging and drop shot angling are the chosen techniques for these waters. But also if you are a fly fishing enthusiast, Mike is your man. He knows his way to larger and smaller waters to fish for (huge) pike with streamers. You can go fly fishing for pike both from the shore as well as from his comfortable Lund fishing boat. And last but not least you can also hire Mike for a guided street fishing day in Amsterdam.
Fishing guide Ruud van den Bosch guides on the IJ-river in Amsterdam. He offers both full day fishing trips (8 hours) and half day fishing trips (4 hours) and zander is the main target species, along with perch. Ruud welcomes families and friends, as well as company events.