Fishing locations Lake Bullen Merri is about 25 minutes down the road from Lake Purembette. A beautiful countryside along Camperdown. It’s a large and deep volcanic lake stocked with Brown and Rainbow Trout, Atlantic and Chinook Salmon and Australian Bass all growing to great sizes. The maximum depth recorded is 66 meters deep which is really impressive for a lake. There is a local Caravan park as-well as are multiple boat ramps and plenty of access for land based anglers.
FISH SPECIES TO TARGET
Brown Trout, Rainbow Trout, Atlantic Salmon, Chinook Salmon, Australian Bass
BEST BAITS AND LURES
Popular techniques including trolling Tassie devils or minnows. Or using live minnows or mudeyes on a float. Land based options include Scrub worms, Power bait, Yabbies, Mudeye and a wide range of soft plastics & lures. Click here to see our best lures and plastics when targeting Redfin.
You will certainly come across nice Salmon and Trout upto 4 kilos so you may need to fish a little heavier then normal. A 2 – 5 kilo class spin rod would be a great option. The main line spooled with fine 8 pound braid finished with a good quality leader.
MOST PRODUCTIVE TIMES
Any time of day, though some fish will be more active at Dawn and Dusk. Some anglers have reported success at dark on a float with live bait.
Its a beautiful location and a nice spot to take the kids either out in a small boat or Kayak or land based
The boat ramps are in desperate need of an upgrade so take care when launching boats or powered vehicles. Because of its location this can be a very cold and windy location