Fishing local Rivers

From the volcanic plains and Otway Ranges to the coast our rivers and streams traverse a landscape of lakes, conical peaks, rainforest and coastal woodland on their journey to the sea. Take some time and throw in a line. View more.

About the listing

Mount Emu Creek 

Seek and yee shall find!

Species: Brown trout and redfin (English perch)
Access: Bank fishing only
Location: Runs close to the towns of Skipton, Darlington, Noorat and Terang. Anglers are asked to be mindful of platypus in this spring fed waterway.

Curdies River (Curdievale)

A favourite haunt of the local angler when the ski boats aren’t in the water, located just across the road from the Boggy Creek Hotel.

Species: Bream, mullet, estuary perch, brown trout
Access: Bank fishing and boat access
Location: 17km NW of Port Campbell, toilets picnic and BBQ facilities are available.

Gellibrand River upstream

Lots of snags and cover for fish to hide in and make it hard for you to catch them

Species: Brown trout, rainbow trout, blackfish
Access: Old Ocean Road, Lower Gellibrand River Road.
Location: Runs a source near the town of Gellibrand just south of Colac to it's mouth in Princetown. 

Shy Duck Billed Playtpus

The increasingly threatened and elusive shy duck billed platypus is resident to all rivers and streams in the region and has been documented just 2km upstream of the mouth of the Gellibrand. 


Contact details

Mt Emu Creek, Volcanic Lakes and Plains, 12 Apostles Coast and Hinterland, Great Ocean Road, Victoria, Australia