These changes were made after consultation with fishermen, sea users and the general public and apply to a 12-month trial phase. The Blue Rock Dam provides the ideal habitat for the Australian perch. Vast drowned woods, rocky outcrops and coastal vegetation surround much of the lake, providing bass with endless opportunities for cover and food. The lake is also home to rainbow and brown trout, bluefin tuna and carp. Since 2002, more than 160,000 bass fry have been released into the lake, making it one of Victoria`s main bass dams. To encourage fishermen to fish, this stocking was again supported today with the release of 12 marked perch measuring 30 to 40 cm. If you`re the first to catch one of these 12 labeled bass, you can get a $500 coupon. Subsequent winning claims have the chance to win fishing equipment such as rods, reels, fishing gear, etc. Blue Rock Lake is popular for boating, fishing, kayaking, swimming and picnicking. There is no camping in any place around the lake. The facilities in our two recreation areas (Spillway Road and Old Tanjil Road) include: Hi Josh, it was nice to read your article about the blue rock dam, but please don`t believe everything the politicians tell you, I live in Willow Grove and no one I`ve talked to, including some members of the local fishing club, was aware of the changes, until it was announced on television. No one has heard Lisa Neville say that the minister will come to announce the new rules, both on consultations with sea users and the general public.
Thank you for your time. Greetings Ken. Blue Rock Lake has a maximum speed of 15 knots. Home » NEWS » Blue Rock Dam – New boat regulations The size limit for Australian bass is 27 cm and a pocket limit does not exceed 2 per person. Since the Australian perch is a slow-growing species, fishermen are encouraged to practice catching and releasing. Great place for fishing except you need a boat to get to the good places Beautiful Blue Rock Lake in Gippsland near the community of Willow Grove is one of Australia`s leading perch fisheries in Victoria. For more information, see the Blue Rock Bass Challenge terms and conditions here Note that blue-green algae outbreaks may affect access from time to time. For more information, see BGA Alerts. Blue Rock Lake offers the following amenities based on 2 user reviews.
The new regulations allow boats of any length and engine size to now operate on the Blue Rock Dam, as long as they remain within the 15-knot speed limit.