blue mountains fishing???

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blue mountains fishing???

#1 Post by kieran.hart92 » Tue Aug 15, 2017 3:33 pm

hi guys and girls.
as some of you may know im traveling aus and have now made my way upto kattoomba in the blue mountains. i was just wondering what the fishing was like up here either of land or in the yak. i have just gotten into fly fishing but will be happy to just throw lures around and get a few. i dont want any secret spots just a point in the right direction and see if anyone would like to join me. any tips would be awsome..
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kieran

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Re: blue mountains fishing???

#2 Post by arpie » Tue Aug 15, 2017 4:16 pm

Thompson Creek Dam rings a bell for trout up there - tho not 'quite' in the Mountains? Not sure if the season is 'opened' just now tho? Can't see NOT being able to fish here on the site.
http://www.dpi.nsw.gov.au/fishing/recre ... -creek-dam

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Re: blue mountains fishing???

#3 Post by kieran.hart92 » Tue Aug 15, 2017 6:23 pm

arpie wrote:Thompson Creek Dam rings a bell for trout up there - tho not 'quite' in the Mountains? Not sure if the season is 'opened' just now tho? Can't see NOT being able to fish here on the site.
http://www.dpi.nsw.gov.au/fishing/recre ... -creek-dam

Only shore fishing - no yaks

Good luck!

Roberta
thanks for the info. iv had a fair bit of a look on the net and there is a few around i can fish that are open year round

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#4 Post by Ads22 » Tue Aug 15, 2017 7:18 pm

Looks like fun times Kieran. Hopefully it goes well for you. Have you been getting any fishing/yakking done along your journey since last report? How has it been? Be interested to hear what you've been getting as many of us like to travel and sneak a rod into our luggage, so handy to hear your escapades.
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Re: blue mountains fishing???

#5 Post by kieran.hart92 » Tue Aug 15, 2017 8:15 pm

Ads22 wrote:Looks like fun times Kieran. Hopefully it goes well for you. Have you been getting any fishing/yakking done along your journey since last report? How has it been? Be interested to hear what you've been getting as many of us like to travel and sneak a rod into our luggage, so handy to hear your escapades.
since last report i have been in st georges basin doing a bit of work to top the bank account up becuase i seem to feel a need to buy alot of things i dont need.. anyway fishing around there was slow because of the cold water. got a few nice flatty and other bits and peices. im goin to post a few pics up soon.
thanks for the replies :)

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Re: blue mountains fishing???

#6 Post by 2yackers » Wed Aug 16, 2017 9:59 am

Further west you have Thompsons Creek, walk in only lure or fly, trophy trout dam.
Lake Wallace on the way to Thompsons Creek,yak or shore based, fly lure etc, both just west of Lithgow.
Lake Leyall on eastern side of Lithgow, camping available, trout, land base, yak or power boat.
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Re: blue mountains fishing???

#7 Post by Charles 1960 » Wed Aug 16, 2017 7:18 pm

Last trip to Oberon back in May it was a redfin every cast till I got bored catching them, decent fish up to 35 cm, didn't see any trout,it's a tough fishery now. I note the weather dept is predicting a brisk -5 degrees there on Saturday.
Lyell and Lake Wallace has a nice mix of trout, bass and redfin.
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Re: blue mountains fishing???

#8 Post by kieran.hart92 » Wed Aug 16, 2017 9:39 pm

thanks for that 2yackers and charles. will deff go to them spots. havnt been able to do much the last 2 days with this wind its been horrible. will keep you updated. once again thanks for the information its much appreciated

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Re: blue mountains fishing???

#9 Post by kiwinaus » Fri Aug 18, 2017 10:53 pm

I live in mount Victoria let me know when you can get out and I'll show you around. Try Wentworth Falls dam heaps Redfin and a few bass also Rainbows and browns.
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Re: blue mountains fishing???

#10 Post by Swamp Stalker » Sat Aug 19, 2017 11:25 pm

kiwinaus wrote:I live in mount Victoria let me know when you can get out and I'll show you around. Try Wentworth Falls dam heaps Redfin and a few bass also Rainbows and browns.
Wentworth Falls lake is the closest body of water to Katoomba and has easy access. As mentioned it has a few different species in it, but the trout seem to like it when a westerly is blowing (such as in recent weeks). As it pushes food up against the dam wall and the trout patrol the area looking for an easy feed.
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