Fishing on the Sorpesee


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Your fishing pleasure on Lake Sorpesee

The fishing area on Lake Sorpesee offers passionate anglers everything their heart desires. Idyllically nestled in the Sauerland mountains, Lake Sorpesee is home to a variety of fish over a length of 8 km and a water depth of up to 58 meters. Pike, zander, perch, lake trout, eels and carp, among others, frolic in the clear and particularly clean water.



Fishing on the Sorpesee

Sorpestraße 86

59846 Sundern

Telefon: 02935 965627



Fishing licenses for the Sorpesee - Prices in Euro, as of 2021

Daily permit8.00 €2-day permit15.00 €Weekly permit25.00 €Annual permit65.00 € + 10.00 € (catch list deposit)Youth annual permit30.00 € + 10.00 € (catch list deposit)Combined permit160,00 € + 10,00 € (catch list deposit)Youth combination license80,00 € + 10,00 € (catch list deposit)Sticker for electric motor80,00 €Sticker for electric motor
(from boat size 7 sqm)191,00 €Combination licenses:Sorpe, Hennen, Möhne, Biggesee
including Olpe forebay and Listertalsperre without drinking water area
The combined licenses are only available in limited quantities!

Important:The annual licenses are only valid until 31.12. of each year! Prerequisite:Presentation of a valid official fishing licenseAusgabestelle vor Ort:

  • Angelsport de Koning, Amecke, Tel.: 02393 285
  • Sorpesee fishing boat rental, Am Sorpesee 193, Tel. 0170-1220877

Minimum size / closed season on the Sorpesee

Pike:45cm / 15.02. - 30.04.Zander:40cm / 01.04. - 31.05.Lake/brook trout:50cm / 20.10. - 15.03.Arctic char:30cm / 20.10. - 15.03.Rainbow trout:50cmEel:50cmCarp:35cmTrout:25cmRenke:01.11. - 31.12.

Important regulations at the Sorpesee

We assume no liability for the accuracy of this information. In case of doubt, the current fishing license applies!!! Attention: at the RV dams in Sauerland, the red flag is mandatory for all anglers who troll from the fishing boat!!! Catch limits:max. 2 trout, 2 zander, 3 pike, 3 Arctic char, 10 whitefish, 2 carpEquipment:2 fishing rods + 1 sinkerFishing time:1h before sunrise to 1h after sunset. From 1.6. - 30.9. night fishing is permitted from the shore, but not on the road side of the foreshore! Boat fishing:Boats may only be operated by muscle power without a sticker. From 15.2. to 15.6. boat fishing is prohibited on the route:With a few exceptions (e.g. the area of the dam structures, see map for details), the entire bank can be fished.
Attention: from 16.6. to 30.9. fishing close behind the forebay is restricted between 11.00 and 17.00. From 1.4. to 14.11. it is not permitted to fish at the summer diving site! Spawning sanctuaries:From 1.11. to 15.6. the areas of the Sorpe marked as spawning sanctuaries may not be fished.Prohibitions:Ice fishing, live bait fish, making fires and wild camping are prohibited on the Sorpesee! No tents or umbrella tents may be used on the roadside of the forebay.

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Main opening times:

Sunday opened
Monday opened
Tuesday opened
Wednesday opened
Thursday opened
Friday opened
Saturday opened