Fishing Local Rivers

Fishing Local Rivers

From the volcanic plains and Otway Ranges to the coast our rivers and streams traverse a landscape of lakes, conical peaks, rainforest and coastal woodland on their journey to the sea. Take some time and throw in a line

Mount Emu Creek 

Species: Brown trout and redfin (English perch)
Access: Bank fishing only
Location: Runs close to the towns of Skipton, Darlington, Noorat and Terang. Anglers are asked to be mindful of platypus in this spring fed waterway

Curdies River (Curdievale)

Species: Bream, mullet, estuary perch, brown trout
Access: Bank fishing and boat access
Location: 17km NW of Port Campbell, toilets picnic and BBQ facilities are available

Gellibrand River upstream

Species: Brown trout, rainbow trout, blackfish
Access: Old Ocean Road, Lower Gellibrand River Road
Location: Runs a source near the town of Gellibrand just south of Colac to it’s mouth in Princetown

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Great Ocean Road Regional Tourism acknowledges the Traditional Custodians of the Great Ocean Road region the Wadawurrung, Eastern Maar & Gunditjmara. We pay our respects to their Elders, past, present and emerging. We recognise and respect their unique cultural heritage and the connection to their traditional lands. We commit to building genuine and lasting partnerships that recognise, embrace and support the spirit of reconciliation, working towards self-determination, equity of outcomes and an equal voice for Australia’s first people.