Sorpesee fishing


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Your fishing pleasure at Lake Sorpesee

The fishing area at Sorpesee offers you as a passionate angler everything your heart desires. Idyllically embedded in the Sauerland mountains, the Sorpesee is home to a variety of fish over a length of 8 km and a water depth of up to 58 meters. Among others, pike, zander, perch, lake trout, eels and carp cavort in the clear and particularly clean water.



Sorpesee fishing

Sorpestraße 86

59846 Sundern

Telefon: 02935 965627



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

Day ticket8,00 €2-day ticket15,00 €Week ticket25,00 €Year ticket65,00 € + 10,00 € (catch list deposit)Youth year ticket30,00 € + 10,00 € (catch list deposit)Combination ticket160,00 € + 10,00 € (catch list deposit)Youth combi license80,00 € + 10,00 € (catch list deposit)Plaque for E-motor80,00 €Plaque for E-motor
(from boat size 7 sqm)191,00 €Combi licenses:Sorpe-, Henne-, Möhne-, Biggesee
including Olper pre-basin and Listertalsperre without drinking water area
The combi licenses are only available in limited numbers!

Important:The annual licenses are only valid until 31.12. of a year!Prerequisite:Presentation of the valid official fishing licenseIssuing office on site:

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

Minimum sizes / closed times at 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:35cmTrawfish:25cmDuke:01.11. - 31.12.

Important regulations at Sorpesee

We do not take any responsibility for the correctness of this information. In case of doubt the current fishing license is valid!!Attention: at the RV dams in the Sauerland the red flag is obligatory for all anglers trolling from the fishing boat!!Fishing limits:each max. 2 trout, 2 pikeperch, 3 pike, 3 Arctic char, 10 whitefish, 2 carpGear:2 fishing rods + 1 sinkFishing time:1h before sunrise to 1h after sunset. From 1.6 - 30.9 night fishing is allowed from the shore, but not on the road side of the forebay!Boat fishing:Boats may be operated without a badge only by muscle power. From 15.2. to 15.6. boat fishing is prohibited on the forebay.Fishing distance:With a few exceptions (e.g. area of the dam structures, see map for details), the entire stretch of shore is fishable.
Attention: from 16.6. to 30.9. fishing is restricted close behind the forebay between 11.00 and 17.00. From 1.4. to 14.11. fishing is not allowed at the summer diving site!Spawning sanctuaries:From 1.11. to 15.6. fishing is not allowed in the areas of the Sorpe marked as spawning sanctuaries.Prohibitions:Ice fishing, live bait fish, making fire and wild camping are prohibited at Sorpesee! No tents or umbrella tents may be used on the road side of the forebay.

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Main opening times:

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

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