For david the best time of year for fly fishing in warburton is mid october to early december. Whether you are targeting brown trout with finely crafted flies or doing battle with macquarie perch on worms few rivers offer something for every freshwater fisho.
The yarra river warburton east.
Magnet fishing yarra river. We head down to the yarra river in warburton victoria and try our luck at magnet fishing. Krusty and davino embark on a finesse fishing adventure which goes pear shaped quickly. Yarra river were someone to hypothetically cruise melbourne and ask random people what s the best fishing spot near me then he or she would hear about yarra river in no time at all.
An australian icon if there ever was one the epic waterway ultimately stretches for over 250 km. Fishing reports and information on the upper and lower reaches of the yarra river. The yarra river is an urban icon of melbourne a well recognized location as the river has the backdrop on southbank to crown casino and in the cdb opposite the mcg and flinders street station.
It has abundant brown trout to 275 g river blackfish to 200 g roach and short finned eels. Including the mullum mullum creek. The yarra ranges are a magnet for fly fishers and trout.
It s only around 40 minutes from the melbourne cbd in victoria australia. Did we find treasure. The alpine streams cascading through small townships and farmland combined with the smorgasbord of insect life for the fish are a match made in fishing heaven.
Welcome to the yarra river fishing guide. Few river systems in the whole country offer the same level of diversity and variety as the yarra. Yarra river fishing reports.
The creek is seldom fished by the serious angler. Along the way you ll find boat cruises parks. Other species recorded are mountain galaxias and the introduced oriental weatherloach.
This is an important spawning and nursery area for brown trout from the yarra river. Little yarra river launching place. The river is home to annual moomba events birdman rally and dragon boat events.
Missed two trout got wet slipped. With its bushland setting sitting on the yarra river it offers a number of freshwater habitats for fishing. The yarra deserves its title as melbourne s fishing mecca for its variety.
Larger pools and several tributaries meet the yarra river in this area.