The Buckenderra Arm of Lake Eucumbene is a big bit of water, and also
very productive. Buckenderra arm has some excellent flats that holds
plenty of fish especially in high water. Careful wading and long casting
can produce some great fishing on these food rich feeding plains.
The arm is located on the southern end of Lake Eucumbene, approximately
35 km from Cooma, it is accessed via Slacks Creek Road off the Snowy
This is where the Buckenderra Arm starts. The area is accessible by
boat. It is protected from any wind in the westerly quarter. Fly fishing
and bait fishing are two of the most common technique used for catching
quality trout in the area.
A significant bay located in the north below the stables. It is an
excellent area for bait fishing. Plenty of fish inhabit this bay despite
the fact that it is also the main launching area for the park.
This southern bay is excellent for all types of fishing. It is reached
by following the southern shore for 100 metres beyond the village
boundary fence. The bay have deep channels that runs through.
This area is situated south of Boconnoc Island. The area is a good
trolling bay with more than 1 to 2 metres underwater. The area is
protected from the dreaded easterly wind.
There are some good fishing in the area especially in the morning.
Rushy Plain Bay
This area is one of the most popular spot alongside Wainui Bay. There is
some good trolling here particularly in the morning.
Brook Wood Bay
The area has a good mixture of grassy bank and rocky points intersected
with drowned timber. Night time fishing in the area is very productive
especially during summer.
This bay is quite deep but it is worth exploring especially during
summer. Trolling is common in the bay especially in the morning.