Lake Jindabyne Trout Fishing Report.

June / July School Holidays 2015

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FISHING NEWS

Well it’s normal winter fishing at the moment and you just have to get a line in the water to catch a trout.

There is no good or bad time during winter to go fishing. The water is cold and the trout love it. The terrestrial food is not available and the fish have to rely on what is in the water or washed in the water by heavy rain.

There is no special or secret fishing location as the trout cruise all around the lake prospecting.

Some people like to fish around the bite times or as they say ‘solunar tables’, you can always check times out on your mobile phones to see what is the best time of the day to drop a line in the water.

Personally I just prefer to go fishing and test my skill and a bit of luck.

The best methods of catching a trout or Atlantic salmon over the next month or so is from the shoreline of the lake.

Remember the rivers are all closed to fishing until the October long weekend.

Best methods for June and July is lure fishing and bait fishing.

Baits can be artificial putty type baits or worms and there is a variety of lures that will catch trout and it is best to talk to us to see what is best for the conditions of the day.

Rod hire is available for as little as $15 a day so fishing makes a very cheap alternative to a day on the ski slopes.

PLEASE NOTE.

Steve Williamson’s Tackle Shop hours over the NSW School Holiday Period.

Saturday – 8am until 5pm.

Sunday will be 8am to 5pm.

Monday to Friday – 9am to 5pm

LAKE LEVEL and TEMPERATURE

The Lake level has been steady all week and is at about 77%

The Lake temperature today was 9 degrees C (on the surface).

Best methods to catch a trout.

Best method – Shore based bait fishing.

Best lake lure – Minnow and spinning lures for shallow water and wobblers and spoons for deeper water.                              

Best lake area –  Anywhere around the edges depending on how bright the day is.

Best fly method lake – Williamson’s Goldfish and Hamills Killer.

Best River Fly Fishing– RIVERS CLOSED

Best River Lures – RIVERS CLOSED

Let’s have a look at what the fishing is going to be like over the next week.

Lake Bait Fishing 

Bait fishing should remain good now with the rain and colder weather.

If you want to catch a brown trout live bait like worms is best. Artificial baits will occasionally catch a brown trout but mostly is successful on rainbow trout.

Best method is a running sinker with the bait ion the bottom however float fishing will still work on rainbow trout if the wind is keeping the bait out deep enough.

 

Lake Spinning

Spinning lures also around the inlets will be good. Brighter flashy lures if the water looks dirty. Gillies feathertails, Celtas or Yellowwing Tasmanian Devil Lures. Bullet Lures and bigger Rapalas are worth a try also. Fish are taking the smaller Bullet Lures which represent the goldfish size at the moment.

Try fishing the Wollondibby Point, Rushes Bay, and Waste Point area and it is always best to fish facing into the wind where the food is blown close to the edges. This is where the trout will be cruising.

                                                                                                                   

Boat Trolling.

The trout are all spread out at the moment and the trout are at all levels from the surface to 35 feet down, so spread your lines out and keep on moving. There is no special bite time now it can happen anytime of the day. Saturday things were quite until the breeze came up and then the fishing came on, you just have to be patient and wait for the bite. 3 colours of lead core line is also worth while putting out later in the morning. Tasmanian Devil number 111 “Willy’s Special’ and Brown Bomber or Y48 are the most consistent lure with other yellowing lures but bigger minnow lures are certainly worth a try for the more aggressive male brown trout. Pink lures and orange lures are also starting to work.

Better trolling areas have been the islands and the Claypits and if we get rain Creel Bay at Waste Point.

 

Fly Fishing Lake

Lake fly fishing is best around the shallow bays and inlets at the moment and if you are an experienced caster so you don’t scare the trout with splashes all the time you can still catch trout and salmon.

The Williamson’s Snowy Mountains Gold Fish or a Wooley Bugger will be the best flys over winter.

For visitors to the Snowy’s we have a full range of fishing tackle for hire at my shop and fishing tours are now available. For the very latest fishing reports and photos check out our Facebook page at -

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ROD HIRE

Yes we have a full range of fishing rods and reels for hire so you don’t have to worry about carting all you’re fishing gear down to the snow with you.

Spin and bait rods - $15 A Day ($25 for 24 hours)

Fly rods - $25 (includes flies) ($30 for 24 hours)

Lure and bait boxes $5

We also have all other tackle for hire including nets, waders, fly vests etc.

For visitors to the Snowy’s we have a full range of fishing tackle for hire at my shop and fishing tours are now available. For the very latest fishing reports and photos check out our Facebook page at -www.facebook.com/LJTFA

Have you any photos that you can e-mail me?

Post your photos on Facebook with a trout and a Tasmanian Devil or Rapala lure and win prizes in our weekly best fish competition.

I can use the information to add into my own reports and your photo might not only end up in my report but might also go into a draw for the best fish of the month which will win you a $50 Tassie Devil Tackle Pack.

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Have you got a report from your latest fishing trip?

Check out my facebook page for updates and also WIN prizes www.facebook.com/LJTFA

Have you any photos that you can e-mail me?

I can use the information to add into my own reports and your photo might not only end up in my report but might also go into a draw for the best fish of the month which will win you a $50 Tassie Devil Tackle Pack.

For visitors to the Snowy’s we have a full range of fishing tackle for hire at my shop and fishing tours are now available.

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Read stories of my Exploring Khancoban Trips for fly fishers

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For visitors to the Snowy’s we have a full range of fishing tackle for hire at my shop and fishing tours are now available.

Photos of the latest lake levels can be viewed at www.swtroutfishing.com.au

 

For more information on the latest fishing conditions, please call into –

STEVE WILLIAMSON’S TACKLE SHOP

             Shop 1 Snowline Centre, Kosciuszko Road Jindabyne 2627

Fishing Charters – Bait  and Tackle Supplies- Marine Supplies

P.M.B. 5 Jindabyne NSW 2627             E-mail  swtrout@airlan.com.au     www.swtroutfishing.com.au

Shop – (02) 64 561551  Fax – (02) 64 572991

Have you got a report from your latest fishing trip?

Have you any photos that you can e-mail me?

I can use the information to add into my own reports and your photo might not only end up in my report but might also go into a draw for the best fish of the month which will win you a $50 Tassie Devil Tackle Pack.

For visitors to the Snowy’s we have a full range of fishing tackle for hire at my shop and fishing tours are now available.

LAKE SIGHT SEEING TOURS

On selected days, sight seeing tours of Lake Jindabyne will be available. These tours are conducted in the mid afternoon on most days. The boat has just been fitted with the very latest in HD sonar and we never know what we will see.

Whilst on a tour the other day we actually found the foundations of Sunnybrea Cottage and the old Jindabyne bridge which is now 130 feet under water. You have to see this to believe it.

Enquiries are by calling 64561551.

 Information 

For visitors to the Snowy’s we have a full range of fishing tackle for hire at my shop and fishing tours are now available.

Pop into my shop where we have a full range of fishing tackle hire as low as $15 a day per rod.

Advice is available on the best setups to suit the current conditions.

You will find my shop located next to the Shell Service Station at the Discovery Holiday Park, Kosciuszko Road Jindabyne.

If  you want to know more about the latest in fishing conditions just give me a call on 02 64 561551 during business hours or check out my web site at www.swtroutfishing.com.au

For more information on the local fishing conditions call into my shop at Snowline Centre, Kosciuszko Road next to the Shell Service Station..

For visitors to the Snowy’s we have a full range of fishing tackle for hire at my shop and fishing tours are now available.

For more information on the latest fishing conditions, please call into –

STEVE WILLIAMSON’S TACKLE SHOP

             Shop 1 Snowline Centre, Kosciuszko Road Jindabyne 2627

Fishing Charters – Bait  and Tackle Supplies- Marine Supplies

P.M.B. 5 Jindabyne NSW 2627             E-mail  swtrout@airlan.com.au     www.swtroutfishing.com.au

Shop – (02) 64 561551  Fax – (02) 64 562991

 

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