Lake Eucumbene

Lake Eucumbene is the largest reservoir in the Snowy Mountains Scheme and the central connection between the northern and southern halves of the scheme. It has a total capacity of 4,798 GL, which is nine times the volume of Sydney Harbour, and an average depth of 30 metres. The closest boat ramp to access the lake is only 19.3kms from our park.

The lake is home to five main species of fish: Trout cod, Rainbow Trout, Brown Trout, Brook trout and Atlantic Salmon. There are eight major fishing hotspots in the lake, all of which are teeming with fish just waiting to be caught.

There are eight main fishing hotspots in the lake, These are:

  • Anglers Reach
  • Buckenderra
  • Cemetery Point
  • Coppermine & Collingwood Bay
  • Old Adaminaby
  • Rushy Plains
  • Seven Gates
  • Yens Bay

Eucumbene is a great place to fish all year round, with great catches to be had regardless of season or technique. Whether bait fishing, trolling, spinning, or fly fishing, there’s always something biting in Eucumbene!