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Archive Date: 10/08/2016







  



                                     
                                                                      
                                


 
 
 
 
 
 
 

                                                                        
                                           
                  
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
                  
          
 




PRESS RELEASE
 
Monaro Acclimatisation Society calls a meeting on le access to the Eucumbene River Brown Trout Spawning Run at Denison
 
On Wednesday 30 March 2016 the Monaro Acclimatisation Society Inc (MAS) hosted a meeting with anglers and representatives from Snowy Hydro, Kosciuszko National Park, NSW Fisheries, NSW Maritime and the Lake Eucumbene Chamber of Commerce to try and resolve the issue of continuing environmental degradation of the Eucumbene River banks at the Denison Campground near Providence Portal, NSW.
 
Steve Samuels, President of the MAS said his organisation had received many calls from anglers who were concerned that the unlimited vehicle access to the river during the annual brown trout spawning run posed a threat to the river and the spawning fish. He also said that other authorities such as Snowy Hydro and NSW Fisheries had received similar calls.
 
The brown trout spawning run in the Eucumbene River has gained significant popularity over the last few years. Last year vehicle counts indicated that up to 140 vehicles per day were accessing the river bank at Denison, crossing the river with drivers often cutting new tracks in an effort to reach more secluded water. Kosciuszko national park authorities were also concerned over the continued illegal vehicle access to the Park from the Denison access point.
 
Mr Samuels said that if something was not done now to limit the damage, he was fearful that authorities would take a hardline approach in the future that might make access to this fabulous fishing event even harder.
 
The meeting discussed all the issues and it was clear that all present wanted to see angler participation on the river continue, but the uncontrolled vehicle access could no longer be tolerated due to the damage being done.
 
The obvious thing to do Mr Samuels said was to develop a car park away from the river where anglers could park in safety. This would stop the damage being done, but would also allow anglers to access the river with relative ease. While it may be a bit of a walk, he said, that is better than losing this fishery either through the spawning run being “loved to death” or a harsher measure later on when things were much worse.
 
The meeting members identified that if vehicles were to be directed to a designated parking area it would have to be built above the high water mark of the lake so that it did not become a navigation hazard during higher lake levels.
 
Mr Samuels said that the meeting resolved to progress the issue. While it is not possible to do anything for this year’s run, he said, the intention was to have the matter resolved for the 2017 run.
 
Mr Samuels said that he hoped all anglers would recognize the need to protect the river because without it remaining in pristine condition it places the brown trout spawning run in jeopardy. While there may be a bit of a walk in the future, he said, the benefits to anglers and the fish will outweigh any inconvenience.

            
                   




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HEADLINES 
Please be sure to
carry your PFD & fishing licences as NSW Maritimes are out. Nsw fisheries inspectors are working the Snowy Mountains area during the peak holiday season. So remember if you do not have a current fishing licence and on your person you will be fined. So for the sake of 5 minutes do yourself a favour.

Maritime services are on the lakes, So make sure you water craft are up to par with current safety standards, if you are not sure contact Ph 13 12 56 or website:
www.maritime.nsw.gov.au
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Note: We do not have licences available through the store with Cash or EFT. We can do them online with a MasterCard or Visa only.                                           
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if you have a phone send them to 0412915201

                      

                     03/08/2016


                    




EUCUMBENE


           

                                    42.1%

 

           
 Rising                       

JINDABYNE

88.8%

 Rising

TANTANGARA

485%

 Rising


        
            



for information on water releases go to water.nsw.gov.au
  



 
LAKE EUCUMBENE FLY FISHING
Fly fishing has picked up in the last few weeks with some good results coming from Anglers Reach, Braemer Bay, Buckenderra and Seven gates.
After all the rain we have had things are Improving out wide and in close with rainbows and browns most fishers are using large wet flies out in the deeper waters and in close the nymphs seem to be doing the job on the browns out in the deeper waters big woolly buggers and fuzzy’s and yabbie flies are working well at a really slow retrieve.
If you are walking the edge look for the gully’s use a bead head flie let it drop retrieve slow the fish are there with all the rain there is plenty of food laying around.
Overall the fishing is picking up the lake is rising and the weather is looking good. Remember the better fishing days are the bad days so do not let the weather put you off.

LAKE JINDABYNE FLY FISHING
Jindabyne is fishing really well with good results coming from most parts of the lake, this is the time to start walking and looking for the big browns now they have finished spawning.
Best places are poo bay, waste point, hatchery bay, east jindy, kalkite,
Overall jindy is fishing well fish are in close and moving around looking for food unlike eucumbene fish jindy on a nice sunny day sun behind your back and keep moving look for them do not stand around waiting go to them!! 
 
 
 



EUCUMBENE LAKE TROLLING
Trolling has been good with some good browns and rainbows trolling around the deeper waters have been the pick for most boats with some really good browns taking the spotted dog Rapala lures. Tassie Devils have been working well close to the shore line this is where you will find the rainbows. There has not been any best areas on the lake it’s been fishing well all over the place in deep and shallow waters. Fishing early morning has been the best but with all this bad weather the fishing has been good all day and if the wind comes up try trolling into the wind with Tassies results have been good!!

TASSIE DEVILS 55, 36, 124, 125, 50

RAPALA SPOTTED DOG





JINDABYNE TROLLING

Trolling is picking up at the lake with good results coming from waste point, Kalkite, East Jindy, Dam will and down passed the bowling club most trolling has been out around 30 meters from the shore line. Much the same as eucumbene trolling with Spotted dogs and tassies have been the pick early mornings and from 2pm till dark if you can handle the cold. From now on you should start seeing better results on the troll now the brown are back down from the spawn run.

 

 
 

Howdy Mick,

 

an upadted fishing report fro Braemar for the week

Once again the Lake came up significantly, which is good news for everyone, we also endured another week of very ordinary fishing weather with only a few hardy sould bothering to go out in the rough snowy conditions, results were generally poor, Damien and Brett Wilson caught 2 rainbows trolling around near the Dam wall on rapala’s and Jordie and David from Canberra managed 3 rainbows on pwerbait not far from camp, only 1 fish was kept with the remaining 2 being under size.

As mentioned a few weeks back, the large Brown cruising around near our pontoon has been sighted again in the past few days, as far as I know no one has actually fished to this fellow, with the end of the week perhaps bringing some fine weather maybe it will be the chance for an early season quality fish to be landed, photo’s and released, stay tuned.

 
 
 

               
                              

 
 
 

 

 
 
EUCUMBENE BAIT FISHING

 

Most places around eucumbene are fishing well with worms and chunky cheese power bait we are starting to get more reports on rainbows and in great condition.

 

Best areas are Seven gates, frying pan, Rushes, Anglers Reach and some really good reports from Braemer Bay.







 

 

 
                                                                        
 
 
 
 
 
 


 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 















 
 
 
 
                                                    



 
 


                                                                                                                                                                                             
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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