Take advantage of these line bins and dispose of your unwanted line
responsibly, or if you find someone else's line show them what they
should have done and put in the mini-bin on the post.
To protect the future of this recreation help make sure others follow
the rules, phone 133 474 if you know of illegal fishing.
Visit the DPI
website and learn of the effectiveness of this service.
have been built in Lake Tyers in the following locations.
They have been built to improve habitat and breeding opportunities
our local fish. Anglers should consider only using larger
hooks eg 2-0 Baitholders and larger baits eg whole prawns to
avoid catching small undersized fish. Any fish, big or small,
that is caught and has to be returned is a potential fatality, and
often the survival rates are low. (See how to Handle
Please respect these potential nursery areas in our lake and try not
damage undersize fish by un-necessary hookups with fish that have to
returned to the water. This could simply undo whatever positives
the reefs are providing.
(This lo-resolution summary map is from the official DEPI website and
on the map you will be taken to their hi-res maps site for more
information. All the GPS Coordinates can be read properly for each
location. This is highly
recommended, don't use this map for important navigational purposes).
These multi holed and faceted structures are designed to give fish
cover and improve the chances of smaller fish surviving and populating
The DEPI are to be congratulated for trying this innovative
and it may herald other interesting and effective ways of improving
catches for amateur anglers through out the lake.
Check out the Youtube clip about how they made the biggest artificial
reef in Victorian waters. Now, it is BIG!!!