A NSW fishing licence is required at Lake Mulwala. Be aware that Murray cod are protected during September, October and November during their breeding season.
Experience The Murray in a new way by trolling aboard a boat, casting a lure in slow moving water, or simply relaxing and fishing from the bank. The Murray River's diverse wildlife make it an angler's haven and a great spot to target the legendary Murray cod, weighing up to 113 kilograms.
Visit the area below Yarrawonga to see Australia's largest surviving natural population of trout cod. While anglers must release these fish if caught, they are increasingly common in this section of the river. Stocked populations of trout cod may also be found in the Ovens and Goulburn rivers.
Reel in some of the biggest trout in mainland Australia in the border country encompassing the upper Murray River, Swampy Plains River, Nariel Creek, Geehi River and Tooma River near the historic township of Corryong. Popular angling spots can be also found along the Murray at beautiful Mungabareena and Heywood's Bridge in Albury.
Winter, June to August inclusive, is open season for Murray Crayfish, the second-largest freshwater crayfish in the world. Murray Crayfish can only be taken in season, in the Murray River between Hume Weir and the Tocumwal road bridge, and at Lake Mulwala.
For details of locations and restrictions, see Fishing for Murray Crayfish in NSW (PDF)
Remember, the Murray River is regarded as being in NSW, so you will need a NSW fishing license, available at local stores and service stations.