The Lithgow area has many reservoirs and rivers that offer the visiting angler plenty of options be it location or available species to target.
All fishing in the Lithgow region requires a NSW fishing license. Please refer to the Department of Primary Industries for bag limits and specific fishing seasons by clicking here

Lake Lyell

Due to its size and available facilities, this dam is popular with boating anglers and their families.

Lake Wallace

A generally shallow dam with expansive weed beds, the fish have a reputation for being hard to catch.

Local Rivers

The Cox’s River and Fish River are both known for an abundance of brown and rainbow trout.

Thompsons Creek Dam

Thommo’s, as it is widely known, is classified as a trophy dam with a bag limit of 2 fish per angler.

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