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Some waters are about to close to fishing

Lake Burbury will remain open to fishing and is a good winter trout fishing destination

On Sunday 30 May the fishing season at many inland waters come to the end for the 2020-21 season.

Waters managed for rainbow trout that will close are:

  • Dee Lagoon
  • Junction Lake
  • Lake Meston
  • Lake Rowallan
  • Lake Skinner
  • Lake Youd
  • Mersey River above Lake Rowallan
  • River Leven upstream of Loongana Road
  • Weld rivers (both North and South)

It will be the end of the second year of the river season extension trial, and the following waters will close:

  • Brumbys Creek - downstream from Weir 1 to the Macquarie River (Note: the day use facilities are currently closed).
  • Macquarie River - downstream from the junction with Brumbys Creek to the South Esk River.
  • Meander River - downstream from Strath Bridge (on the C735) to the South Esk River
  • South Esk River - downstream from the bridge on Storys Creek Road at Avoca to Beams Hollow upstream of Lake Trevallyn, delineated by a straight line between grid reference 506358E 5406426N and 506467E 5406414N.

Lakes Mackintosh and Rosebery will also close.

But it is not the end of fishing for the 2020-21 season. There are many waters open all year. You can find the full list on our website.

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