Fishing locations Stony Creek Reservoir is located not to far from the township Anakie. Its located on Ballan-Anakie road. Its a nice fresh water fishing location that provides domestic drinking water supply for township of Geelong and surrounding areas. When fishing it provides anglers with a chance to catch some decent size redfin, rainbow trout and brown trout. In recent years it has been stocked with both rainbow and brown trout.
FISH SPECIES TO TARGET
Redfin & Trout ( stocked in recent years with trout )
BEST BAITS AND LURES
If you plan on fishing with bait from the banks then Scrub worms, corn, mudeye and Power bait and great options. This is a great location for lures and soft plastics. Click here to see our best lures and plastics when targeting Redfin. Long casting metal lures are great for land-based anglers. Top options include the nories wasaby and pontoon 21 paco spoon. Both are great for targeting both trout and redfin. Shallow diving hard body lures such as bullet lures, Daiwa double clutch, Rapala Countdown series and Savage gear minnows are also excellent choices. Soft plastics and spinners are also fantastic options.
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
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As with all country rural areas always be mindful of snakes.