Fishing Map Lake Eucumbene NSW

 

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Lake Eucumbene

Lake Eucumbene

Lake Eucumbene is one of the largest lake in New South Wales, it is located approximately 40 km from Cooma which is considered as its closest point. The lake was elevated at around 1200 metres sea level making it one of the country's highest water storages. It holds nine times the water volume of Sydney Harbour.

Lake Eucumbene is famous in producing high quality trouts. Rainbow and brown trout are among the easiest to catch. The lake produces plenty of fish from dawn and dusk when the trout start to move into shallow water or move higher in the water column.

Areas to look for the most consistent action include the mouth of Hughes Creek, Providence flats, Eucumbene River mouth and in amongst the standing timber.

Providence Flats

The flats cover a significant amount of water that flows from Providence Portal south to Denison Island in the east, right up to where the Eucumbene River enters the lake. Rainbow and brown trout are present in the flats.

Studlands Point and Sand Point

The area is known for producing good quality browns. Rainbows are abundant during spring and early summer. Most fishing methods will work here but lure casting from the shore is commonly used by most anglers.

Billmans Point to Gang Gang Creek

All fishing methods will work here including lure, fly and bait fishing. Early May until late June are among the busiest. June and July are more productive for rainbows.

Lucas Creek

Bait drifting with an unweighted scrub worm cast around the top of the creek is a very effective way to capture good browns and rainbows.

Providence Portal

Providence Portal

The fish usually appear during autumn as a preparation for their spawning run. Baitfishing is not allowed in the providence portal channel but both lure and fly fishing is very productive in most months of the year.

Hughes Creek

A significant shallow bay is located within the creek. The bay produces large amount of quality trout. The bay is such a good spot for land based lure and fly fishing.

Anglers Reach

Anglers reach have various spots that produces good number of quality fish. These spots include Long Plain Inlet and Wattledale Inlet.

James Creek Inlet

James creek inlet is a good spot for both boat and land fishing. During spring the area is excellent for rainbows and occasional browns.

 

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