Fishing guides

We work closely with several fishing guides who can help you during your fishing outings on the various bodies of water around Resort Città Romana. With their expert knowledge of the area, hiring a fishing guide will ensure that your trip is going to be more successful.

We have compiled a short list with the fishing guides we often work with!

Jan Boomsma

Jan Boomsma has been fishing and angling for every type of fish that can be found in Dutch waters ever since he was a young boy. From small white fish to big carps, zanders and pikes. Thanks to his more than 20 years of experience, his knowledge of how the fish behave, where they can be found, and which techniques and materials can be used to catch them is indispensable.

His boat is a Lund 1775 Adventure with a Mercury 100PK engine, Minn-kota front troller, and 2 12 inch Lowrance HDS live depth sounders.

You can visit website for more information or send an email to

Patrick Verbrugge

Patrick Verbrugge offers you the chance to catch the biggest sea bass in your life in which are perhaps the most bass-rich waters in the Netherlands!

Are you in for some rock-solid strikes and fish that pull out meters of fishing line, then Patrick is your man for some exciting sea bass adventures. Fishing for sea bass is his true passion! A local guide who is always up to date with the latest info will give you the biggest chance to catch the sea bass you’ve always dreamed of.

During the trips, you will fish on the fast-flowing river Nieuwe Waterweg and its estuary, and at the hotspot for sea bass, Europoort. There are several ways to fish for sea bass and, depending on the season, you can use shads, sandworms and floats, and hard baits. At the height of summer, the explosive surface fishing season starts and the strike is an unforgettable experience. With this method, huge sea basses are regularly taken out of the water!!

The boat is an Orka 500 with a Yamaha 60 HP 4 stroke motor and has 2 Raymarine (Sonar and Potter) fish finders.

You can contact Patrick via

Herman Schuurman

Herman Schuurman will take you to the best spots.

His lifelong experience in fishing and angling for Dutch predatory fish is at your disposal. His goal is to give you an unforgettable day out fishing. The Hollands Diep, the Haringvliet or the Volkerak all offer great opportunities for excellent fishing. Other beautiful areas to fish are the Amer and the Merwede rivers. Herman will know where to take you. His professional boat offers space for three guests at the most and Herman is mainly specialised in fishing for zander, bream and pike. Together you can try out all kinds of ways to catch some great fish. You can angle the way you’re used to or learn some of the latest techniques.

The boat is a Tomasco Predator 520 with a Honda 100 HP 4 stroke motor. Herman also has a Lowrance Fishfinder on board.

You can check out the Herman Schuurman website for more information or send him an email via

Jeroen Eijssens

Jeroen Eijssens works as a full-time fishing guide in the Netherlands and is the owner of Jeroen loves to share his passion with you and show you the uniqueness of the Dutch fishing waters. A day on the water with Jeroen will teach you loads of Tips & Tricks to catch the largest fish. All on-board facilities are included. Jeroen will even arrange for some wonderful Dutch snacks in the afternoon. Jeroen gladly welcomes you on board for some great adventures and a great catch.

His boat is an ACCT Seahawk 555 cm with a Suzuki 100 HP 4 stroke motor. He also has a Lowrance HDS live 12-inch Fishfinder.

Go to Jeroen’s website for more information or send an email to

Tjeerd van der Ploeg

With Tjeerd as your guide, you can be sure of a fun and relaxed day of fishing on the Volkerak, Hollands Diep or Haringvliet. The techniques Tjeerd mostly uses are vertical fishing, dropshots, and throwing soft baits. He has over 30 years of experience and is specialised in fishing for pike, sander and bream. You’re in good, safe hands with Tjeerd, sure to have a wonderful day.

Tjeerd’s boat is a Marcraft 520 Predator with a Suzuki 70 HP motor. He also has a Lowrance HD 7 9 HD Fishfinder.

All information about Tjeerd can be found on his own website or you can send him an email at

Pierre Johnen

Our German-speaking guide Pierre Johnen has been on the water since he was a child.

Pierre used to target his fishing on carps, but know he focuses on sander, pike and bream. He spends most of his days fishing in the Rhine delta.

After having competed in, e.g., the NKS (Dutch Pike Fishing Championship), Pierre soon got a taste for competitive fishing. His experiences in this are not just an advantage when fishing competitively. By responding quickly to all kinds of different circumstances and conditions on the water, our Pierre will make every fishing trip a resounding success.

Pierre loves to share his enthusiasm and experience with you and is looking forward to take you and your family on a fishing adventure.

His boat is a Lund ProGuide 1675 with a Honda 75 HP 4 stroke motor. He also has two fishfinders on board.

For more information about Pierre, go to or send an email to

Sean Wit

Sean Wit is fully focussed on fishing for big pike, offering you the opportunity to fish in the some of the best pike fishing waters the world has to offer. As an international fishing guide, Sean can learn you everything from the basic spinfishing to advanced trolling and deep water tactics. Besides hunting for a big fish, Sean aims to try and educate at the same time, making your day informative and productive at the same time!

 Checkout his Instagram (@seanwitnl) or his YouTube channel:

Send for more information an e-mail to:

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Erik Stobbe

Erik welcomes you on his 17’ Orka Whale boat. She accommodates only 2 guests, so you’ll have your captain’s undivided attention and an option to fully personalize your trip. The boat is equipped with Humminbird Helix GPS and fishfinder, twin 50 HP Evinrude engines, and a live bait tank.It’s best to tell the captain in advance what your goals for the trip are. Some fish may not be in the season, so he’ll make sure to organize everything for a successful day on the water. You can target Perch, Pike, Zander, and even Seabass. You get to keep the fish within the regulations, so don’t forget to bring your cooler. On request the captain covers your fishing license, rods, reels, and lures. You can bring your food, drinks and your lucky fishing rod.

For more information go to Erik’s website or send an e-mail to