Fishing locations Jells Park Lake is scenic man made lake located in Wheelers Hill. Opened back in 1976 its a great place to take the family. With BBQ facilities, playgrounds and a scenic park lands, 9 kilometres of bike tracks. There are also conservation and bird watching. Followed by walking trails leading to 3 scattered fishing jetties. Fishing is only permitted of the 2 larger jetties.
FISH SPECIES TO TARGET
Redfin, Carp & eels
BEST BAITS AND LURES
scrub worms, corn, bread. Soft plastics & lures can be a great method of catching a prized reddie or trout. Click here to see our best lures and plastics when targeting Redfin.
It all depends what your targeting. If your chasing carp then a 2 – 8 kilo rod with a 3000 or 4000 size reel is very appropriate. When targeting Redfin fish as light as possible which will make the experience more fun and improve your chances. Redfin will actively take many baits or lures. To maximize your chances fish with a 2 – 4 or 1 – 3 kilo rod. The main line spooled with 4 pound braid finished with a good quality leader.
MOST PRODUCTIVE TIMES
Can be fished anytime of day with success.
Its a great spot to take the kids. It has multiple playgrounds, bbq facilities and walking trials. Bird watching and bike tracks
Some have informed me of bats in the area