Ijsselmeer / Ketelmeer fishing guide

Running fishing trips out of Lelystad, kampen, medemblik, stavoren.  Dusk Till Dawn Fishing Experience is your ticket to a unique adventure fishing some of The Netherlands’ most beautiful lakes!

Capt. Patrick is here to chase some fish with you and to make sure you have a blast doing it. You’ll be using techniques like bottom fishing, trolling, jigging, and spinning, depending on what you’re going after. As part of their 8-hour trips, you can target species like Catfish, Pike, Perch, and Zander according to the current season and weather conditions. You’ll be able to keep any legal species caught during the trip.

The Dusk till Dawn’s philosophy means being able to do something 24/7, and that’s exactly what they do, search for fish and enjoy the great outdoors every day. For Captain Patrick is all about the chase, looking for adventure, and discovering nature. A new day brings a new opportunity to find what’s biting and connect with the wild.

Your adventure begins on board a 18’ Oienbaat performance fishing boat that can fit a maximum of 4 anglers. The boat is fitted with an ice box. The price of your trip includes all the rods, reels, and terminal tackle you’ll need for a productive day on the water. As for fishing licenses, everything will be taken care of by the captain, so you don’t have to worry about it. Kids are welcome aboard.

Book your trip now and hit the water with Dusk Till Dawn Fishing Experience!



Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    8 Hour Trip – Catfish
    FREE Cancellation 1 day notice
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    US $603
    Catfish fishing at its best! Step aboard for the Dusk till Dawn fishing experience! Welcome to the Netherlands, the country with the biggest Pikes, Zanders, and Perch. But also, Catfish is a common fish now in our river system. The longest Catfish caught in the Netherlands is 2.43 meters, so hold on tight and fight one of these monsters. We can meet on every side of the lake.
    Targeted fish
    Pike (Northern)
    Northern Pike
    Catfish
    Catfish
    Pike Perch (Zander)
    Pike Perch (Zander)
    Perch (European)
    European Perch
  • Private trip
    8 Hour Trip – Pelagic Night Fishing
    FREE Cancellation 1 day notice
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 5:00 PM
    Seasonal trip Jun 1 - Aug 30
    US $603
    Pelagic night fishing at it's best! Step aboard for the Dusk till Dawn fishing experience! Welcome to the Netherlands, the country with the biggest Pikes, Zanders and Perch. Fishing at night is just something else. Finding one of these giant monsters on the Livescope FishFinders and trying to catch it brings an extra amount of adrenaline. The moment you'll set the hook when you see this fish strike is a crazy experience!
    Targeted fish
    Pike (Northern)
    Northern Pike
    Catfish
    Catfish
    Pike Perch (Zander)
    Pike Perch (Zander)
    Perch (European)
    European Perch
  • Private trip
    8 Hour Trip – Perch
    FREE Cancellation 1 day notice
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    US $603
    Perch fishing at its best! Step aboard for the Dusk till Dawn fishing experience! Welcome to the Netherlands, the country with the biggest Perch, Zanders, and Pikes. If the weather allows us, we'll go to the Netherlands' biggest lake, the Ijsselmeer. A place where personal records get crushed. We can meet on every side of the lake!
    Targeted fish
    Pike (Northern)
    Northern Pike
    Catfish
    Catfish
    Pike Perch (Zander)
    Pike Perch (Zander)
    Perch (European)
    European Perch
  • Private trip
    8 Hour Trip – Pike
    FREE Cancellation 1 day notice
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    US $603
    Pike fishing at its best! Step aboard for the Dusk till Dawn fishing experience! Welcome to The Netherlands, the country with the biggest Pikes, Zanders, and Perch. If the weather allows us, we'll go to the Netherlands' biggest lake, the Ijsselmeer. A place where personal records get crushed. We can meet on every side of the lake.
    Targeted fish
    Pike (Northern)
    Northern Pike
    Catfish
    Catfish
    Pike Perch (Zander)
    Pike Perch (Zander)
    Perch (European)
    European Perch
  • Private trip
    8 Hour Trip – Zander
    FREE Cancellation 1 day notice
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    US $603
    Zander fishing at its best! Step aboard for the Dusk till Dawn fishing experience! Welcome to The Netherlands, the country with the biggest Zanders, Perch, and Pikes. If the weather allows us, we'll go to the Netherlands' biggest lake, the Ijsselmeer, a place where personal records get crushed. We can meet on every side of the lake!
    Targeted fish
    Pike (Northern)
    Northern Pike
    Catfish
    Catfish
    Pike Perch (Zander)
    Pike Perch (Zander)
    Perch (European)
    European Perch
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FAQs about Ijsselmeer / Ketelmeer fishing guide

Ijsselmeer / Ketelmeer fishing guide offers the following trips to customers:
  • €480 per group, additional €85 per person after 1 guest - 8 Hour Trip – Catfish (8 hours)
  • €480 per group, additional €85 per person after 1 guest - 8 Hour Trip – Pelagic Night Fishing (8 hours)
  • €480 per group, additional €85 per person after 1 guest - 8 Hour Trip – Perch (8 hours)
  • €480 per group, additional €85 per person after 1 guest - 8 Hour Trip – Pike (8 hours)
  • €480 per group, additional €85 per person after 1 guest - 8 Hour Trip – Zander (8 hours)

When you book a trip with Ijsselmeer / Ketelmeer fishing guide, you can expect the following amenities onboard:
  • GPS
  • Fishfinder
  • Wireless Trolling Motor
  • Ice Box

Trips booked with Ijsselmeer / Ketelmeer fishing guide include:
  • Rods, reels & tackle
  • Live Bait

Ijsselmeer / Ketelmeer fishing guide offers the following types of fishing:
  • River Fishing
  • Lake Fishing
  • Inshore Fishing
  • Nearshore Fishing
  • Offshore Fishing
  • Reef Fishing
  • Wreck Fishing

Ijsselmeer / Ketelmeer fishing guide offers the following fishing techniques:
  • Light Tackle
  • Heavy Tackle
  • Bottom Fishing
  • Trolling
  • Spinning
  • Jigging
  • Fly Fishing
  • Drift Fishing
  • Deep Sea Fishing

Top targeted fish species with Ijsselmeer / Ketelmeer fishing guide include:
  • Catfish
  • Perch (European)
  • Pike (Northern)
  • Pike Perch (Zander)

Meet the Captain

Patrick Van Der Wal
Lelystad, Netherlands
ID & license verified
14 Customer reviews
Response time within an hour
Member since November 2022
Captain Patrick is a 30 year-old professional angler with experience to fish in all the rivers and lakes. His favorite fish to go after is Pike because he enjoys the chase. As an avid nature lover, he spends most of his time out in the water sharing his knowledge with his guests, family and friends. Don't let his young appearance fool you, he knows where to find the fish and how to catch them, this is his passion after all. His motto is: "Never stop the chase!"

About this listing

Targeted species

Catfish Catfish
Perch (European) European Perch
Pike (Northern) Northern Pike
Pike Perch (Zander) Pike Perch (Zander)

Boat specs

Oienbaat (Skiff) originally built in 2023. Powered by a 60HP Suzuki engine, with a maximum cruising speed of 50 knots.

Length
19 ft
Capacity
4 persons

Types of fishing

River Fishing
Lake Fishing
Inshore Fishing
Nearshore Fishing
Offshore Fishing
Reef Fishing
Wreck Fishing

Fishing techniques

Light Tackle
Heavy Tackle
Bottom Fishing
Trolling
Spinning
Jigging
Fly Fishing
Drift Fishing
Deep Sea Fishing

Amenities

GPS
Fishfinder
Wireless Trolling Motor
Ice Box

Trip includes

Rods, reels & tackle
Live Bait

Cancellation policy

Free cancellation up to 1 day prior to trip

You can cancel or modify your booking up to 1 day before the trip date, free of charge. If you cancel or modify your booking later, or fail to show up, you'll forfeit 100% of what you've paid.

Listing policies

Pickup not included
Transfer to/from departure site is not included in trip rates.
Child Friendly
Catch and Release Allowed

Payment

Book with 20% deposit, pay rest to captain

When the captain confirms your trip, FishingBooker charges your credit card a 20% deposit to guarantee your reservation.

The remaining balance is to be paid directly to the charter operator on or prior to your trip date in one of the following payment methods:

Cash
PayPal
Bank Transfer

Customer reviews

Rating summary
Excellent
5.0 / 5
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Excellent
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Excellent
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Experience
Excellent
5.0 / 5
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Amazing day trip with Patrick
Always a good time with Patrick
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Barbara K.
Brussels, Belgium
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Amazing day trip with Patrick

VERIFIED   8 Hour Trip – Perch on June 24, 2023
Patrick is a very entertaining captain, with great knowledge about the good fishing spots on the lake. NASA technology...
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Siese V.
Groningen, Netherlands
Excellent
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Always a good time with Patrick

8 Hour Trip – Pike on October 19, 2022
I’m a returning customer, got my PB Pike, Zander and Asp with the help of Patrick. Great guy, very chill and knows his fishing....
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