What’s the size limit on brown trout?

Seasonal fishing closures may apply in other waters.

Summary of freshwater fishing rules.

Species Atlantic Salmon Brown Trout Rainbow Trout Brook Trout
Legal length 25 cm in general trout streams, general trout dams and all other waters
Daily limit 5 (one or more species)
Possession limit 10 (one or more species)

Can you catch trout without fly?

You can use, a spinning set up, egg roll method, lure and live bait as alternatives to using a fly rod.

Where can I find big trout in Victoria?

Hot spots for catching trout

  1. Goulburn River (between Eildon and Molesworth)
  2. Rubicon River.
  3. Acheron River.
  4. Steavenson River.
  5. Tanjil River.
  6. King River.
  7. Ovens River.
  8. Kiewa River.


When can you fish for trout in Victoria?

The 2021 trout and salmon closed season on rivers and streams is from 12:01am on Tuesday 15 June until 11:59pm on Friday 3 September. During the closed season: Anglers must not take or possess any fish from the tailrace sections of the river.

Where can I catch trout in Melbourne?

Casting for trout 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.

Where is the best fishing in Melbourne?

Best Fishing Spots in Melbourne and Victoria

  1. Albert Lake Park. While indisputably popular amongst dog-walkers and urban dwellers, Albert Lake Park is also one of Melbourne’s secret fishing spots. …
  2. Patterson River. …
  3. Altona Pier. …
  4. Brimbank Park. …
  5. Anglesea. …
  6. Yarra River. …
  7. Barwon Heads. …
  8. Jells Park Lake.


Which state has the best trout fishing?

Here goes:

  • Montana.
  • Colorado. …
  • Florida. …
  • Washington. …
  • Idaho. …
  • California. …
  • Maine. …
  • New York. You can make a strong argument for the Catskill region being the cradle of American fly angling. …


What is the legal size for trout in Victoria?

A minimum size of 30cm for rainbow trout and 45cm for brown trout at Lake Toolondo, and a reduced daily bag limit 3 trout – down from 5. A minimum size of 45cm for all trout and a daily bag limit of 3 at Hepburn Lagoon.

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