Recreatiepark De Scherpenhof
Campsite near fishing water Gelderland

Camping by fishing water

  • Situated right at the IJssel
  • With a private marina
  • Carp, whitefish and predatory fish

Campsite with fishing water in Gelderland

Situated directly on the river IJssel, you will find Recreatiepark De Scherpenhof, a campsite on fishing water in Gelderland. The banks of the river IJssel invite you to a fine fishing vacation in the Netherlands. In the IJssel, you may fish for whitefish, predatory fish, and carp with your VISpas. Our campsite with fishing water in Gelderland, on the border of Overijssel, is also a good destination for non-fishing enthusiasts. All vacationers are well catered for with an indoor and outdoor swimming pool, recreational lake, animation team, indoor playground, and tasty catering facilities. And do you want to go on a fishing vacation in Gelderland with your boat? No problem! Our campground has its own marina. See you soon at Recreation Park De Scherpenhof. 


Camping by fishing water

At our campground near fishing water, you can also camp directly on the water. For example, how about a camping spot on Viseiland, the place for a fishing vacation on the border of Overijssel. Here we have set up unique fishing spots for campers. All pitches in our campground near Apeldoorn are spacious, have 4-ampere electricity, and have central water points in the fields.  Your dog is also welcome at our campsite with fishing water in Gelderland.


Fishing vacation in the Netherlands with cottage

Renting a cottage during your fishing vacation in the Netherlands is a good idea. Enjoy every comfort after a strenuous day of fishing on the IJssel River. You can rent chalets, bungalows, and safari tents with us. So there is something for everyone! Our accommodations can house up to 4 to 12 people, and we even have vacation homes on the water. Then you only need to take a few steps before you can cast out your fishing rod at our campsite on fishing water in Gelderland.


An atmospheric impression of our campsite by fishing water 📸


Things to do during your fishing vacation in Gelderland

Whether you choose a fishing vacation in the Netherlands with a cottage or a camping pitch at De Scherpenhof, you will never get bored! Of course, you can enjoy fishing from our campsite on the IJssel. Our campsite with fishing water is also suitable for vacationers less keen on casting a fishing rod. Enjoy other water fun in the pool or recreational lake, for example, during a weekend. Children have fun with the animation team (high season) or in the indoor playground. 

Our campsite on fishing water between Gelderland and Overijssel is located in the city triangle of Deventer, Apeldoorn, and Zutphen. This makes it an ideal base for many outings in and around these (Hanseatic) cities. And for the kids, a day at Children's Amusement Park Julianatoren is a highlight. It will be a wonderful fishing vacation in the Netherlands!

Fishing along the IJssel River

⚪️ With a VISpas, fishing in the IJssel is allowed

⚪️ You can also fish with the small VISpas

⚪️ River fish with currents, gullies, and floodplains

⚪️ Whitefish, carp, and predatory fish

❗️ Please pay attention to the ships on the water

Frequently asked questions about a fishing vacation in the Netherlands


Which fishing waterfront campground has an indoor pool?

Recreational Park De Scherpenhof! In addition to fishing along the river IJssel, our camping site with fishing water in Gelderland offers even more water fun in the form of an indoor pool! You also enjoy an outdoor swimming pool and recreational lake with us.

What species of fish can I fish for in the IJssel?

At our campground near fishing water on the border of Gelderland and Overijssel, you can fish in the IJssel for whitefish, predatory fish, and carp. Several fishing spots near our waterfront campsite offer several opportunities to catch these species. Of course, ensure you have the proper equipment and a fishing license.