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Lake Jindabyne - Part Two
In Lake Jindabyne you will never run out of spots to fish as it is one
of the largest fresh water reservoirs in NSW.
This bay is shallow and very popular with the fly angler in the summer
months. Access to this bay is by boat.
Best only for trolling early and late in the day. Better suited to
surface trolling or leadlining.
Surface trolling and troling mudeyes is often productive as is the
This area is only suited to shallow trolling and is better fished in the
Hiawatha Point to Cooley Bay
Mostly featureless and unproductive except for shallow trolling in the
early and late parts of the day in summertime when the prevailing winds
wash food into the shoreline.
It is a good trolling spot but be careful at low water levels.
The fishing here can be good in the spring and summer for late evening
flyfishing. Trolling close to shore also produces good quality fish
This rocky point with a deep dropoff is a good baitfishing spot during
the westerly winds.
During the summer months flyfishers work all night as this is when the
big trout move in.
Minnihaha Pt - North
The water at the point is very deep. Baitfishing the shore using worms
on the bottom is productive.
The bay is suited to all types of fishing and is a favourite for night
time flyfishers in summer. In winter when they are out of the water they
are perfect fishing spots.
All methods of fishing, but the best is trolling off the point over
about 6 metres of water.
West Shore Bays
Best success comes from trolling point to point and not in the bays
Productive fly or spin fishing in the summer months after a day or so of
easterly winds. Keep well out when trolling this area.
Curiosity bay is a favourite fishing spot after very heavy rain when the
creek is running hard and the water is stained well out into the bay.
For the bait angler, fishing the middle of the inlet where the old creek
runs is very good at all times of the year.
The point fishes very well during the summer months when the wind is on
shore and is a favourite spot for spinning.
Old Police Boat Bay
The bay is a good spot for trolling early morning in summer. Try this
bay in winter 'polarising' for big browns.
Boat Ramp Point
Best spot for chasing trout specially in a westerly wind in summer.
Widows Creek Inlet
The area is heavily fished but produces its share of big fish.
Best fishing is when the lake level is 65% or lower so you can cast out
into where the old creek bed is.
Sailing Club Point
The point is a good spot for flyfishing during the night or spin in the
The area is well known for its excellent summer month night time
flyfishing and its autumn and spring baitfishing. Spinning with lures in
the shallower areas is also very good in the summer months especially
Better fished when the water level is above 70%, the shoreline. Try
flyfishing late at night for the larger brown trout that close to the
Lion and Cub Islands
Flyfishing, baitfishing and lurecasting are productive from the shores
during of both islands.
This island is only visible when the water level is below 70%, stay well
clear of the area at speed as there could be rocks just under the
The point near the caravan park is a popular fishing spot for either
bait or spin and is sheltered during the southerly winds.
A good summertime trolling run, once past the hotel the water drops off
deep very fast.
The area is sheltered and is a favourite spot for baitfishing during
A favourite trolling area because of the surrounding deep water.
A very weedy bay which fly fishes best in the winter months when the
water level is very low.
Stinky Bay Point
A good bait fishing spot. The area always fishes best after a few days
of north westerly winds in summer.
The area is excellent for downrigging during the summer months
especially if you have a good depth sounder and can find the deeper
areas above the old river beds.