Lake Munmorah and Budgewoi Lake

Area affected

Species of fish that must not be taken

Methods of fishing prohibited


Lake Munmorah - Nets

The whole of the waters of Budgewoi Creek and its tributaries, extending upstream from the Traffic Road Bridge to the Pedestrian Bridge at the entrance to Lake Munmorah.

Map of Lake Munmorah - Nets closed waters (PDF, 341.97 KB)

Any species of fish.

Any method involving the use of a net, other than the following:

(a) a dip or scoop net (prawns),

(b) a landing net.

All year.

Budgewoi Lake - All Methods

The whole of the waters of that part of Munmorah Power House outlet canal, Budgewoi Lake, northeast of a line bearing 140° across the canal from the south-westernmost extremity of the breakwater on the south-western side of the canal to Ourringo Point.

Map of Budgewoi Lake - All Methods closed waters (PDF, 179.7 KB)

Any species of fish.

Any method.

6pm on each day to 6am on the following day in May to August (inclusive) in each year.

The above closures are generated from the

Fisheries Management (General) Regulation 2019

unless otherwise specified.

For more detailed local information see the Central Coast Hawkesbury River Recreational Fishing Guide