With the lake rising there is plenty of new ground to target and the fish are feeding in the shallow water. First and last light seem to be the main times to target these areas, especially for Murry cod on surface lures, jackals and their imitation vibes are also working on the yellow belly. During the day slow trolling spinner baits and lures along the steep rock cliffs finding the yellow belly is the go then once they are found throw out the vibes, soft plastics or spinner baits. Yabbies and scrub worms are also working well in the shallows and around the trees close to the banks for redfin and yellow belly. The Goulburn arm near sanders point, Maintongoon inlet and the Delatite arm are the hot spots but after yesterday’s reports they seem to be moving into the main arm.

The pondage is still dirty but with a release of exbrood stock rainbows late last week it was game on with some nice 2kg plus size fish caught on powerbait and this also stirred up some brown trout that took local dough, maggots and mudeye

The Goulburn river was fishing well during the week with some lovely rainbows and browns taking lures, powerbait, Mudeyes, and maggots but again after the rain and the rivers the join the Goulburn still flowing hard has discoloured the water again but it is clearing up ,so find the slower water and you will find the fish.

Until next week
Fish Hard
Cheers Craig

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.