Every sweeping bend along the Murray River offers potential to be your lucky fishing hole - a place to drop in a line with family and friends that’s close to your caravan park, chosen camping spot or just an easy drive from home. However, there are some renowned fishing locations that you might want to visit while in the area, including:
- Just below Yarrawonga Mulwala is famed for Australia’s largest natural surviving population of trout cod
- Mungabareena and Heywood’s Bridge in Albury Wodonga are home to some of the largest river dwelling trout in the country
- Kings Billabong near Mildura is well-known as the fish nursery, and a must on your itinerary.
Of course, if you ask the locals anywhere along the Murray, they might be willing to share their favourite fishing spots, and the best place to find them is at the local pub, where you’re always guaranteed a cold drink and delicious meal.
Fishing is the best way to build up an appetite and we’re lucky to enjoy a huge selection of cafes, bakeries, restaurants and pubs across the entire Murray River region. You’ll find plenty of breakfast, lunch or dinner options here.
You might even want to rest your weary head after a long day fishing and your accommodation
options are endless, suiting all budgets and requirements. Many of our family-friendly caravan parks have easy access to fishing locations, where the whole family can enjoy throwing a line in.
If you’re visiting in summer (or anytime of year for that matter), it’s always a good idea to plan ahead and ensure there is safe access to your favourite fishing spots. The handy Murray River Access Guide helps you to safely navigate the river and surrounding areas and is excellent whether you're fishing, camping, boating or simply sightseeing. You can pick one up from any Visitor Information Centre along the Murray River.