South West Slopes Recreational Fishing Guide


Our State's fisheries are a community-owned resource. We all have a responsibility to protect and safeguard this natural asset for present and future generations.

Fishing regulations are in place to protect and conserve our fish stocks and aquatic habitats to ensure that fishing activities remain sustainable.

The South West Slopes district has a wide variety of waterways from which to choose, from clear mountain streams to slow flowing lowland rivers. The district is situated mostly on the south west slopes of NSW, from Mittagong in the North, Tooma in the south, Kiandra in the east and Currawarna in the West.

This Primefact provides valuable information on fishing in the South West Slopes including:

  • closures
  • maps
  • fishing rules
  • fishing safety
  • gear and tackle
  • trout dams and streams


Published: Aug 2018