Fishing locations Lake Fyans is 2.5 hour drive away from Melbourne, located a 10 minute drive away from the Grampians not to far from Halls gap. This man made lakes sites within a very scenic location and presents as an great fishing destination for chasing brown trout rainbow trout and trophy size redfin. There is a caravan park and camping welcome right on the lake making it a nice place for fishing and the family.

FISH SPECIES TO TARGET

Brown Trout, Rainbow Trout, Redfin, Eels and Carp.

BEST BAITS, LURES & TECHNIQUES

Trolling Tassie devils, stump jumpers and minnow imitations such as the Daiwa double clutch at different depths is a great way to fish Lake Fyans. I also like fishing with a range of soft plastics & lures. Click here to see our best lures and plastics when targeting Redfin. If bait fishing Mudeye and powerbiat on a float is a great choice when targeting trout. Other good options include scrub worms and yabbies. I would do so using a very simple running sinker rig with small hook or treble, and a small pea size sinker. Berleying an isolated area and fishing that one spot is also a great idea when bait fishing.

ROD SETUP

When targeting Trout and 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

Trout and Redfin are notorious for feeding more heavily at Dawn and Dusk. My personal favourite is fishing the sundown.

FAMILY FRIENDLY

This is a good location to take the family and unplug. There is a caravan park and camping welcome right on the lake. There are several good accommodation spots and your close to Halls Gap and Stawell.

KNOWN HAZARDS

When trolling just look out for submerged branches in the shallows, and with all rural areas be weary of snakes.

RULES AND REGULATIONS

Always carry your Victorian fishing license, FishingMad encourage ‘catch & release’ of all native species to help maintain the water quality within the lake however European Carp must not be returned.