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Mount Gambier Off The Beaten Path: 15 reviews and 27 photos

Around Mt Gambier there are a number of places to tempt the keen fisher person.
The Glenelg River at nelson is a great spot, for semi-freshwater fish. The Port Mac area to the south is the crayfish capital of Australia, and lots of other sorts of fishies can be caught here too.
There are a few tourist boats but they are very expensive.
Go to Donovans landing on the river, drive towards Nelson and turn off at the signs. Drop your line here with some cockles on it, and catch yourself some brim. Please be aware that size and bag limits apply and in VIC you will need a licence if you fish anywhere else but Donovans on this river.

Port Mac - drive up Bay Road, past the blue lake, keep going till you hit the sea. The jetty can get a bit cool, even after hot days, so take your parker and jumper. The locals are friendly and will help you out.

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  • Written Feb 14, 2004
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