Catch a trophy trout on opening weekend

The stonkers are back!

Turns out, stocking 7 tonnes of trophy-sized rainbow trout is a massive hit, so we're doing it again!

From Saturday 3 September 2022, the Goulburn River and Eildon Pondage will once again share in 2,000 massive rainbow trout weighing up to 5kg to be stocked at 11 sites for trout opening.

They'll have a combined weight of 7 tonnes, guaranteed to create lifelong memories for lots of fishers and their families. Don’t forget to tag your photos with #icaughtastonker so we can find your photos and share them.

It’s all part of the free Goulburn Fishing Festival that celebrates the opening of trout rivers and the new season.

To start planning your trip along the stonker trout trail, download the map below here.

Goulburn river stocking map