Johan is a spirited guide, who specialises in river fishing for predators. Zander, pike, perch asp and ide are regularly caught in his boat. They are targeted using a variety of methods. Johan also loves to take his clients out with belly boats, fishing for wels catfish, Europe’s largest freshwater predator.
Johan loves to accommodate his guests in any way possible. He loves to talk about his passion and does so in Dutch, English, German, Danish and Italian. He can arrange belly boat sessions for larger parties.
Home base: Tiel
Fishing spots: Rijn, Waal, Lek, Linge, Amsterdam-Rijnkanaal. On request: Randmeren, IJ, Noordzeekanaal, Haringliet, Hollands Diep and Volkerak.
Boat: Lund Fury 1600 with 40hp Yamaha 4-stroke outboard and MinnKota front-troller with I-Pilot. The boat is rigged with Scotty rod-rests, seats with gas-suspension and a Go-Pro camera. Techniques: Casting, vertical and diagonal jigging, dropshotting, trolling, fly fishing, clunking (wels), back-trolling.
Tackle: Rods, reels and lures available on board for the guests to use.
Extra: Photos of your catch by e-mail. In colder periods special suits are available, free of charge. A hot soup and lunch is provided for.