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Fishing

The Grampians/Wimmera region is magnificent fishery, with a combination of impoundment’s and rivers.

The Grampians/Wimmera region is magnificent fishery, with a combination of impoundment’s and rivers. These waterways are inhabited by a large range of native and introduced species. Some species are stocked on a regular basis, and some fish species are declared as noxious.

Fish species

  • Golden Perch (Yellowbelly)
  • Silver Perch
  • Catfish
  • Murray Cod
  • Carp
  • English Perch (Redfin)
  • Rainbow Trout
  • Brown Trout

Fishing locations

Wimmera River

The Wimmera River flows through Horsham, with a number of great fishing spots for Yellowbelly, Silver Perch, Redfin and the occasional Murray Cod.

Toolondo Reservoir

This fine reservoir is famous for it’s trophy brown trout, located just 30 mins south of Horsham, it is best fished with a boat.

Taylors Lake

This turbid reservoir is home to some big Yellowbelly and bigger Murray Cod, carp can also reach a decent size. Redfin, Catfish and Silver Perch can also be caught from the bank or boat.

Lake Wartook

Located in the middle of the Grampians National Park, this picturesque reservoir has trophy-sized trout and table sized redfin.

Horsham Fishing Competition

The annual Horsham Fishing Competition is a fantastic family event with a large range of quality prizes. Visit horshamfishingcomp.com.au for more information.