Fishing in Makkum
on the IJsselmeer lake
The Frisian waters in and around Beach Resort Makkum are well-known for their large number of (predatory) fish. The inner waters of the park are directly connected to the IJsselmeer lake itself. As a result, you may (with or without boats) fish for pike and bass fish. Other fish including carp are also present in and around the waters of Beach Resort Makkum.
Wonderful fishing in Friesland from your very own jetty
Not only are the waters in and around Beach Resort Makkum ideal to fish, but also to anglers. Easily throw a line out or take a boat trip from your very own jetty. Furthemore, almost all of the bungalows have sufficient parking spaces for trailers. The park also has a trailer slip.
An abundance of easily accessible fishing locations
The surroundings of Makkum are ideal for fishing enthusiasts! The variety of fish (including predatory fish) is abundant. The surrounding polders, waterways and lakes are easily accessible from the bungalow park. Sneeker- and Heeger lake are only 15 minutes away.
It is also possible to fish on the salt water wagon. Makkum is situated only a few kilometers from the "Afsluitdijk" (a major Dutch causeway) and is only 10 minutes away from the Wadden Sea.
The rules of the game
At Beach Resort Makkum, our motto is simple: 'Catch & Release'. Aside from this, national fishing rules and regulations apply. For example, between the 1st of April and the 30 of June it is not permitted to fish for predatory fish. Don't forget to bring your 'VISpas' ("fishing pass"), or acquire a VISpas in Friesland.
Discount for fishing supplies
For fishing licenses and supplies we recommend a visit to Idzenga Hengelsport. Address: Buren 3 in Makkum.
"It's the ideal environment for large predatory fish, because of the shallow water, the reed beds and winding foothills of the IJsselmeer lake. In fact, there's almost always a catch! This makes it an ideal place to go fishing in Friesland, from your very own jetty."