Goulburn providing some options

By Seamus on 3/14/2019 8:06:11 AM • Rank (140) • Views 147

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The Goulburn river has been a popular spot of late, and has been providing some fishing variety. From it's clear headwaters and alpine trout right down to the wide and turbid shape it takes on further towards the Murray river, the river has been producing fish. Customer Chris fished around the Nagambie region with his son Atticus just recently. Chris purchased a rod and reel outfit for Atticus and he managed to land his first Murray cod from the river here.Good work Atticus!


Customer Le also fished the lower region of the river and caught a couple of nice Murray cod from the bank. Le was fishing live freshwater yabbies on 'shine' style hooks weighted with a small ball sinker. Le said the bigger yabbies were only getting bites if they had one or two claws missing.

On the trout front, the river is back to a lower 'environmental' flow and more fishable for the average person. Customer Brett fished the upper reaches of the river just last week with the fly rod where he caught some very solid fish. Dry flies like hopper patterns and stimulators were getting looks from the fish. Brett found other anglers nearby fishing without success, but he also noticed that they were wearing hi-vis clothing and walking up the middle of the river. Stealth is the game when targeting river trout!


Customer Chris and Stewie fished the river around Thornton when the flows were still right up were they landed a few fish on lures. The guys were fishing soft plastics and found that natural coloured plastics were getting more interest than brighter patterns. As the river is low again now bright, aggressive patterns are worth a throw as they will illicit more of a 'reaction' bite from the fish rather than a food response, especially when they are forced into deeper runs and pools.

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This Fishing Report was submitted on 3/14/2019 8:06:11 AM by Seamus.


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241-243 Princes Highway
Dandenong, VIC AU

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Degree, Decimal Minutes: 37º 58.240', 145º 11.885'
Decimal Degrees: -37.97066, 145.19808
Degree, Minutes, Seconds: 37º 58' 14.38", 145º 11' 53.09"

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