CENTRAL TABLELANDS FISHING
A basic guide to fishing the Central Tablelands of New South Wales
Gordon Willams fishing for trout in Cox's River near the Six Foot Track © Tim Williams
FISHING THE CENTRAL TABLELANDS
Tablelands region includes regional centres such as Lithgow, Oberon,
eastern water shed flows into the Hawksubury/Nepean river and
the western rivers are part of the Murry/Darling river system.
the great range of native species, most fishermen who visit the Central
Tablelands come to catch Rainbow and Brown Trout, and for good reason.
Trout of the area can
reach 6kg, with fish of 1-2 kg a very common catch, particularly in the
lakes and dams. Fishing methods commonly used by anglers include Fly,
Lure and Bait.
Two Redfin take a single lure at Ben Chifley Dam. Photo © Dave Brady
of the tablelands include the
area include Oberon Dam,
streams and lakes of the Tablelands are subject fisheries regulations
including general fishing
closures, seasonal closures and other fishing regulations. Please
contact the NSW DPI at Bathurst for information on fishing restrictions
in the region.
weather in the area can be varried with very hot conditions in summer
and cold weather is possible at just about any
time of the
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