Trout cod

Vic Fishing Rec Guide 2015


Trout Cod

Common Name/s: Trout cod
Scientific Name:

Maccullochella macquariensis


Taking or possessing is prohibited, except for two lakes: Lake Sambell and Lake Kerferd.

Fish inadvertently caught in waters, other than lakes Sambell and Kerferd, must be immediately returned to the water with the least possible damage or injury.

Legal size:

(Lakes Sambell and Kerferd)

Minimum 40cm

Maximum 50cm

Bag/possession limit:

(Lakes Sambell and Kerferd)
Closed season: None

Trout cod are commonly confused with Murray cod.

Distinguishing features of trout cod and Murray cod:

Trout cod
Trout cod
Murray cod

Murray cod