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Goulburn River, Thornton, VIC

Fishing destination review

Target fish 1: Brown trout

Target fish 2: Rainbow trout

Fishing style: Lure fishing, Fly fishing

Tackle used: Spin, 4wt

Revisit rating (1-10): 8

Big fish rating (1-10): 6

Fish quantity rating (1-10): 7

Experience rating (1-10): 7

Overall cost rating (1-10): 4

Accommodation used: Local contact

Charter used: Self-guided

Month of visit: September

Days fished: 1

Weather rating (1-10): 8

Reviewer: Adam Royter

Quick comment: Quality trout fishery close to Melbourne. Some days are busier than others, but you can always catch a fish or two if you’re not fussy about the size.

(Key to ratings: 1 – very low > 10 – very high)

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