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Murray Cod and Yellow Belly can be caught in the Murray River, Gunbower Creek and Loddon River along with Redfin, Carp and Bony Bream. Anglers may also catch fish in the many channels and lakes throughout the region.

Suitable baits include worms, yabbies, cheese, bardi grubs, shrimp and lures.

Fishing rods can be hired from the Gateway to Gannawarra Visitor Centre in Cohuna, along with handy information on where to fish, required licenses and regulations.

Gannawarra Shire supports “catch and release” of native fish.

There are many boat ramps throughout the region that allow easy access to the Murray River, Gunbower Creek and a number of the Kerang lakes.

Boat Ramps


Tramway Parade
-35.641955 144.133673

Murray Rd
-35.503826 143.952532

Murray River
On River Track near Five Sleeper Track (adjacent regulator) within the Gunbower State Forest
-35.739376, 144.254243

Murray River
On River Track near Brereton Rd in Gunbower National Park
-35.919549, 144.427643

Gunbower Creek

Cohuna Ski Run
Cohuna Island Rd
-35.809902, 144.255992

Spences Bridge
Spences Bridge Rd & Iron Punt Track
-35.741344, 144.180869

Twin Bridges
Koondrook Track (1km in)
-35.662625, 144.128754

Thompsons Bridge
Thompson Weir Rd
-35.907558, 144.345245


Lake Charm
Park Rd
-35.608948, 143.812784

Lake Charm
Boat Ramp Rd
-35.602083, 143.813513

Kangaroo Lake
Lake View Rd
-35.554374, 143.769000

Reedy Lake
Apex Park Rd
-35.685211, 143.886609

Lake Meran
Boort-Kerang Rd, Lake Meran
-35.869806, 143.800183

Box Bridge
Kow Swamp Boat Ramp
-35.931107, 144.264058