Lake Eildon is still fishing well for the natives, with 3 anglers managing a Murray cod each all over the meter mark taken at night and on baits. Murray cod between 40 and 60cm have also been caught near the Eildon dam wall. Yellow belly and reddies are also taking yabbies and worms around the trees in 10 meters of water.

Brown trout have started to show up in the lake Eildon boat club and are being caught on the Purple predatecks lures.

The Eildon pondage is up and down twice a day at the moment with the higher than normal river releases, however anglers that have been out early morning or late evening have done well with the rainbow, and imitation salmon egg power bait.  Rainbow and brown trout up to 5lb have been caught, lure wise spotted dog Rapalas, Kroc lures pink Tassie devils and celtas have all worked this week.

Down the Goulburn River near the Thornton and Gilmours bridges Rapalas and motor oil soft plastics are worth a shot, and up on big river drifting scrubbies and vibrax spinners are doing well for small brown trout.

Catch you next week


James Anderson
Author: James Anderson

Founder / Director of Lake Eildon Tourism, in operation since 1998 - James is a father of two, has a strong passion for the Lake Eildon area having grown up in Eildon - and today, heads a digital media agency - Turbo 360.