Category Archives: Mighty Murray River

What’s on in July 2018

Swan Hill has been in the press lately and on the Footy Show!
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There is always so much to do in the Swan Hill Region.  There are local markets to visit, the amazing Pioneer Settlement, the Catalina Flying Boat Museum, walk along the banks of the Mighty Murray River, a round of golf at the world class Murray Downs Golf Course, walk into New South Wales, watch live music at the Swan Hill Club and plenty more…..

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What’s on in Swan Hill for February 2018

Swan Hill has the most magnificent sunsets during February.
Apart from the sunsets this month in Swan Hill brings:

  • Country Week Tennis
  • Riverside Tri (Kids and Adults Competitions!)
  • The Commonwealth Games Baton Relay
  • Live music at the Swan Hill Club
  • Two new exhibitions at the Art Gallery
  • Trotting
  • and the wonderful local markets

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Fishing on the Mighty Murray

The huge Murray cod mounted near the park in Swan Hill says it all – this is cod country. Local angling stories in this part of the world revolve around cod.  But the more popular fishing is for the Redfin (English Perch) and Golden Perch.  The Redfin not only fights well and make excellent table fare, but it often bites better when the water warms up!  And don’t forget the Yabbies and Murray Crayfish.

Daniel at BIG4 Swan Hill is relatively new to the area but has strong fishing credentials working as a pearl diver and deck hand in Karratha, North West Australia.  If you need help setting up, finding information or have any general boating or fishing questions Dan is there to help you out.

Below we have summarised useful information to help plan your next fishing trip. The largest Murray cod ever caught was 1.8m and weighing 113 kg!!

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