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Between the Barren Jack and Black Andrew Mountains lies a significant
lake called Burrinjuck. The lake supplies regulated water flows to the
entire Murrumbidgee Valley. The catchment area of the dam can hold
double the amount of water in Sydney Harbour.
Lake Burrinjuck is a home to many fish species including golden perch,
Murray cod, silver perch, rainbow and brown trout, redfin and even the
rare and totally protected Macquarie perch and trout cod.
You are never short of options when fishing Burrinjuck and it can be
quite perplexing as to where exactly to fish at times.
Dam wall is a good spot to target trout by downrigging during the warmer
Quality redfin in good numbers have been taken here in recent times
specially during summer and spring.
Artificial Road Walls
The area is excellent for the land-based lurecaster chasing golden perch
or small cod.
An excellent area for land based anglers. There is good bait fishing and
lurecasting towards the top end of the inlet.
One of the most popular and successful trolling run in NSW. Trophy-sized
Murray cod is present specially during late summer and the end of
Cod, golden perch and redfin can be trolled up by getting close to the
Trout can be trolled anywhere in the lake specially during winter.
The rocky areas around the island is the best option for trolling.
Cooradigbee Camping Grounds
There is excellent baitfishing in the bays near the camping grounds.
Trout are very common in the lake specially during late winter and early
A good spot to troll for trout.
Tea Tree Bank
A good trolling spot during spring and summer.
High quality golden perch are being caught here. Trolling and
lurecasting are among the best method.
Some of the best redfin in Burrinjuck come from around Scrubby Flats.
The flat is also a home to golden perch and cod.
Red Hut Bay
The bay is best fished from the shore. It is a home for golden perch and
There are numerous good fish-holding areas around Little Scrubby and