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LAKE MOODEMERE, WAHGUNYAH

LAKE KING, RUTHERGLEN

LAKE ANDERSON, CHILTERN

ALLAN’S FLAT WATER HOLE, ALLAN’S FLAT

LAKE SAMBELL, BEECHWORTH

LAKE KERFERD, BEECHWORTH

UPPER SANDY CREEK DAM

VIC ROADS MAP 34 H3

VIC ROADS MAP 657 N10

VIC ROADS MAP 658 F4

VIC ROADS MAP 35 G6

VIC ROADS MAP 659 P5

VIC ROADS MAP 35 D7

VIC ROADS MAP 36 D8

A 14 ha shallow basin. Boat ramp, camping, picnics. Bank and canoe fishing. > A popular picnic area, Lake Moodemere is surrounded by grazing land and a beautiful River Red Gum forest. Filled by overflow of the Murray River, the lake is primarily a redfin fishery. Fisheries Victoria commenced stocking with Murray cod in 2011. Lake Moodemere is 6.8km west of Rutherglen Visitor Information Centre off the Murray Valley Highway. Rutherglen Visitor Information Centre 1800 622 871 www.rutherglenvic.com

Lake size 2 ha. Adjacent to caravan park, picnic facilities. > An ornamental lake set in Rutherglen Caravan Park within the town off Murray Street. Stocked regularly with golden perch. Rutherglen Visitor Information Centre 1800 622 871 www.rutherglenvic.com

Family Fishing Lake 2 ha. Adjacent to caravan park. Offroad parking, picnic tables and barbeque. > Located to the east of the town adjacent to the caravan park, Lake Anderson is managed as a Family Fishing Lake and stocked annually with golden perch and rainbow trout. Lake Anderson is also the site of the former Alliance Mine and is part of the Indigo Gold Trail. It has walking tracks and abundant birdlife. Chiltern Visitor Information Centre (03) 5726 1611 www.chilternvic.com

Family Fishing Lake. Picnic area with tables and off-road parking. Fishing from banks and canoes. > A popular deep swimming lake in summer, Allan’s Flat Water Hole is managed as a Family Fishing Lake and stocked twice yearly with rainbow trout and annually with golden perch. The lake was created by gold dredging operations. Located approximately 9kms from Yackandandah Visitor Information Centre off the Wodonga Yackandandah Road. Turn right onto Allan’s Flat Road near the Strawberry Winery. Yackandandah Visitor Information Centre (02) 6027 1988 www.uniqueyackandandah.com.au

Family Fishing Lake 6 ha. Caravan park, boat ramp, picnics, barbeques. Bank and canoe fishing. > This is the drowned site of the Rocky Mountain Company’s major gold sluicing operations and part of the Indigo Gold Trail. It is in a beautiful park setting near the Chinese Gardens off Albert Road and managed as a Family Fishing Lake. The lake is stocked annually with golden perch and twice yearly with rainbow trout. Redfin can also be caught here. Beechworth Visitor Information Centre 1300 366 321 www.beechworthonline.com.au

A shallow lake, 24 ha surrounded by forest. It is the water supply for Beechworth and boating and swimming are prohibited. > Contains redfin and golden perch. Fishing from bank. Lake Kerferd is 9 km’s from Beechworth Visitor Information Centre along the Beechworth Stanley Road, turn left into Hurdle Flat Road, left again into Lake Kerferd Road. Beechworth Visitor Information Centre 1300 366 321 www.beechworthonline.com.au

STANLEY DITCH DAM, STANLEY VIC ROADS MAP 35 E8

Easily accessible, fishing from the bank. > The Stanley Ditch Dam is a small lake centrally located in the township, off the Myrtleford Stanley Road. It is stocked with rainbow trout and golden perch.

Easily accessible. Bank and canoe fishing, camping at reserve. > A picturesque lake located 18km from from Redbluff on Upper Sandy Creek Road or via Lockharts Gap Road. Upper Sandy Creek Dam was built in 1865 for gold mining operations and today is home to a variety of birdlife including black swans. There’s even a community of platypus. This small lake contains rainbow and brown trout and redfin. Stocked twice yearly with trout as part of Fisheries Victoria’s family fishing program since 2011. Upper Sandy Creek Dam is 40km from Yackandandah Visitor Information Centre. Yackandandah Visitor Information Centre (02) 6027 1988 www.uniqueyackandandah.com.au

RIVER FISHING IN INDIGO SHIRE Kiewa River

The section of the Kiewa River between Mount Beauty and Wodonga has been designated as a Premier River under the Go Fishing Victoria initiative. The lower section through part of Indigo Shire provides many opportunities for anglers wishing to fish for Murray cod and trout.

Murray River

The whole of the nearby Murray River is NSW waters and is covered by NSW fishing laws. A NSW fishing licence is required to fish in the Murray River, even if you are standing on the Victorian bank. For general information contact the Fisheries Information Line 1300 550 474 or visit www.industry.nsw.gov.au

Beechworth Visitor Information Centre 1300 366 321 www.beechworthonline.com.au

ENJOY FISHING A VARIETY OF LAKES, DAMS AND WATER HOLES IN THE MOST PICTURESQUE NATURAL SETTINGS OF NORTH EAST VICTORIA. Indgo fishing brochure fninal.indd 2

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To find out more about fishing, staying and playing in Indigo Shire contact our friendly Visitor Information Centre staff at:

1300 366 321

visit_beechworth@indigoshire.vic.gov.au www.beechworthonline.com.au

(03) 5726 1611

contact@chilternvic.com www.chilternvic.com

1800 622 871

info@rutherglenvic.com www.rutherglenvic.com

(02) 6027 1988

admin@uniqueyackandandah.com.au www.yackandandah.com This project is funded by the Victorian Government using Recreational Fishing Licence fees.

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Indigo Shire Fishing Guide