Stonker Trout Stocked Across Melbourne

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A massive 500 ‘stonker’ rainbow trout will be stocked across 18 family fishing lakes in Metro Melbourne!

Family fishing lakes provide a great opportunity for recfishers to cast a line. The lakes allow families to take up a new family-friendly hobby. With platforms and walking tracks, the lakes provide good access for families. They are stocked with ‘ready-to-catch’ rainbow trout before school holidays which are relatively easy to target.

According to the Victorian Fisheries Authority, the family fishing lakes to received these 4kg stonker trout are:

  • Albert Park Lake (60)
  • Lillydale Lake (45)
  • Emerald Lake (15)
  • Caulfield Racecourse Lake (30)
  • Don Lake (15)
  • Garfield Lake (10)
  • Lilliput Lane Reserve (10)
  • Pakenham Lake (30)
  • Casey Fields Lake (20)
  • Berwick Springs Estate Lake (20)
  • Roxburgh Park Lakes (10)
  • Yarrambat Lake (60)
  • Rowville Lakes (15)
  • Karkarook Lake (60)
  • Spavin Lake (30)
  • Navan Park Lake (15)
  • Darlingsford Lake (15)
  • Ferntree Gully Quarry (40)

The stocking have commenced this week and will be completed by Wednesday 14 October. To find out more information, check out the Victorian Fisheries Authority’s article here.

To check out the stocking activities for your favourite fishing spot, check out the Victorian Fisheries Authority’s fish stocking database.

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