Nederland, Groningen

PICCARDTHOFPLAS

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21-6-20

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3 m Visibility
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The Piccardthofplas is a dive site in Groningen, with generally limited visibility. The site has a great biodiversity. The Piccardthofplas is home to crayfish, chinese mitten crabs, green frogs and much more. The Piccardthofplas is the only lake in the Netherlands with a halocline. This means that it has both fresh and salt water layers. The excavation is located in a nature reserve. Diving is only possible with permission of Natuurmonumenten. Always sign up in advance.

Particulars

Diving in the Piccardthofplas mainly takes place on the northeast side. There's enough parking space and there is a large jetty as well on which you can build up your set. Enter the water next to the jetty and dive along the bank in a westerly direction until halfway the headland. Schools of juvenile fish are often spotted in this area. Return along the bank and search the tree roots and bottom vegetation for crayfish, Chinese mitten crabs and eel.

Warnings

Diving in the Piccardthofplas is only allowed with permission of Natuurmonumenten. From 1 April to 1 November every Sunday evening at 19.30. From 1 November to 1 April once every two weeks. Always sign up in advance. Limited rowing, swimming and fishing o

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PICCARDTHOFPLAS Features

Nicknames
Piccardhofplas
Address
Schweitzerlaan 11, 9728 NR Groningen
Parking
Sufficient parking
Distance
75 m.
Suitable for
All levels
Permit
N.v.t / NA
Access
Free access, always book in advance
Facilities
Jetty
Water
Fresh, a little salt
Kind of dive
Shore dive
Current
None
Visibility
0,5 - 3 m.
Average visibility
1 m.
Depth
30 m.
Bottom
zand
Life
Perch, carp, small loach, eel, bullhead, cray fish, pike, pike-perch, chinese mitten crab, zebra mussel, newt
Other recreation
Rowing, fishing , swimming , rambling
Emergency
112

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