Fishing locations Lake Victoria Shepparton formally a swamp and repurposed in 1929 runs along the township of Shepparton located next to the caravan park. Its a popular lakes for walkers, cyclists, picnics, BBQ’s, kayakers and bird watching. This is a very shallow and weedy water system which can be very difficult to fish without having your baits immediately covered in weed. For those who can master this system it has a range of fish as a reward. This system is stocked regularly with Trout and Golden Perch.

FISH SPECIES TO TARGET

Trout, Redfin, Goldfish, Carp, Golden perch

BEST BAITS, LURES & TECHNIQUES

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.

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

Any time of day, though some fish will be more active at Dawn and Dusk

FAMILY FRIENDLY

Great spot for kids. There are many walking tracks around the Lake and several jetties to fish from not to far away from BBQ and picnic facilities.

KNOWN HAZARDS

As with all country rural areas always be mindful 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.