The Snowy Mountains region is renowned as the premier trout fishing region in NSW, and with two miles of river frontage boasting an abundance of
fish, there is no better place to stay for a fishing holiday than Elm Cottage!

Elm Cottage is located on 62 acres of pristine Snowy Mountains country, which is bordered by two miles of Goobarragandra River frontage. The river
boasts some of the most beautiful and tranquil locations to enjoy a day of trout fishing, only a short distance from your cottage.

Whether you’re a beginner or a pro, there is a fishing spot to suit you. Families love that they can walk the 18 metres from their front door to the river,
have a quick fish, and return to the comforts of their cottage with ease.

Go it alone or we can ‘hook’ you up with our local professional fishing instructor and guide, who will show you some tips, tricks and guide you around
some of the best fishing spots on the property and in the region. Want to learn FLY FISHING FOR TROUT? then spend a half day with our fly fishing
guide for fly fishing lessons and guiding.

Tony Edwards is an avid fly angler of nearly 50 years in the Tumut River valley and Western Side of the Snowy Mountains. He has been a fishing
guide, a casting instructor and a fly tyer for many years in the Tumut area where he has been able to specialise in the purist method of “Dry Fly” fishing
and later “Soft Hackle” Fishing. Rod Bennett has 50 years of fly fishing experience and has been a guide for 35 years

Learn about: rod set up. casting, Entomology, Flies (usage), stream craft and equipment required.

  • One person $325
  • 2 people $425
  • 3 people $525 for half day
  • or $625 for 2 people for a full day.
Call David or Deb to organise

After your day of fishing, you can return to your cottage to cook your catch or use one of the campfires located on the property.

Why not explore some of the other fishing locations during your stay? The Tumut River, Blowering Dam and Talbingo Reservoir are just a short distance away.

Whether using lure, bait or fly, you have some of Australia’s best fishing areas on your doorstep when you stay at Elm Cottage!

Trout Fishing Season: October long weekend to June long weekend.

Anglers must always carry an inland fishing license which are available from many service stations and tackle shops in the region.

Please contact us before booking your stay at Elm Cottage if you would like some advice on fishing instructors or guides.