Fishing at Howqua, High Country, Victoria, Australia
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Fishing

Try your hand at fishing in great rivers, mountain streams and alpine lakes and try to nab some of mainland Australia's largest river-dwelling trout.

Fly fishing
Practice the art of fly-casting between Myrtleford and Harrietville on the Ovens River tributaries, including the Buffalo River, Buckland River, German Creek, and Morse's Creek (or the Bright Pool). 

Head east to the Kiewa River in summer for more superb fly fishing. Expect to bag a few between Mount Beauty and Mongan's Bridge. 

Alpine angling
Make the most of summer's almost-perfect conditions for excellent bait and lure fishing in the high altitude lakes at Rocky Valley Reservoir and Pretty Valley Reservoir, near Falls Creek. 

Casting for trout
Cast a line and catch trout in the lower Mitta Mitta River, Lake Dartmouth and Snowy Creek and Little Snowy Creek in summer. 

Stay closer to Melbourne and snare brown and rainbow trout in Lake Eildon and the Eildon Pondage. 

Try fishing various types of river – like the Rubicon, Jamieson, Howqua and Delatite mountain freestone rivers to the Acheron and Taggerty meadow stream rivers, and the mighty Goulburn tailrace river.

Lake Eildon, High Country, Victoria, Australia

Fishing in Lake Eildon and surrounds

Try your hand at river and alpine lake fishing in Victoria's high country, home to the largest river-dwelling trout in mainland Australia.

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Evening Rise Fishing

Evening Rise Fishing

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River Escapes offers evening rise tours either for stream side fishing or fishing from the raft/drift boat. It is perfect for those on a tight...

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Fly Fishing for Beginners

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If you have ever wanted to learn to fly fish, River Escapes can provide a fly fishing tuition tailored to your specific requirements. Fly Fishing for...

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Drift Boat/ Raft Fishing for Trout

Drift Boat/ Raft Fishing for Trout

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The region is blessed with beautiful rivers and stunning high country lakes and there is no better way to fully explore them than from River Escapes...

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Drift Boat/ Raft Fishing for Murray Cod and Australian Natives

Drift Boat/ Raft Fishing for Murray Cod and Australian Natives

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Guided Fly Fishing for Brown and Rainbow Trout

Guided Fly Fishing for Brown and Rainbow Trout

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River Escapes has the local knowledge and know-how to help you experience and fully appreciate the fantastic trout fishing the region has to offer....

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Mitta Mitta Fly Fishing Raft Tour

Mitta Mitta Fly Fishing Raft Tour

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Opens up with River Escapes to many kilometres of river; a great way to fish the Mitta in their Fly Fishing Raft Tour. Large gravel bars can be...

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