Perfectly situated in North East Victoria’s Alpine Country, Myrtleford is a great base to fish and experience several of Australia’s Blue Ribbon rivers such as the Mitta Mitta, Kiewa, Swampy Plain, and Ovens chasing a variety of species including the iconic Murray Cod, Brown and Rainbow Trout.
The River Escapes guide team has an intimate knowledge of the region, specialising in multi-stay lodge experiences just outside Myrtleford, with float boating and wading options including high country private property access as well as dedicated Murray Cod fly fishing adventures on Lake Mulwala nearby.
Perfectly situated, the country-style lodge and homestay is also ideal for non-anglers close to the Rutherglen wine and King Valley gourmet regions, with alpine ski villages Bright and Mounty Beauty nearby.
Secluded with magnificent sweeping views, the country-
Featuring indoor and outdoor dining areas, meals are provided from local, regional produce, including freshly brewed coffee in the morning and cooked breakfast.
The large communal lounge area is great to relax at the end of the day with entertainment system, Wi-Fi and ample rod storage and preparation areas.
Prolific birdlife and kangaroos abound on the property and a very relaxed feel ensures a memorable stay.
From Murray Cod to Brown and Rainbow trout, the fly fishing opportunities on offer in the region are excellent.
Including freestone rivers and private property access, fly fishing the Mitta Mitta, Kiewa, Swampy Plain, and Ovens rivers provide some of the best trout waters in Australia. Ideal for 3-5 day adventures, fly fishing options include wading and floating a variety of waters with Brown and Rainbow trout in the 1-6lb class.
Including entomology and fly fishing tuition both on and off the water a visit to the Myrtleford region doesn’t stop there.
Numerous rivers hold the iconic Murray cod, while nearby Lake Mulwala on the Victorian / NSW border provides submerged tree structure ideal for landing large Murray Cod on Fly.
As per all Fly Odyssey bookings, we will provide you with a comprehensive and detailed pre-trip fly fishing guide prior to your departure.
Travel time from Melbourne to Myrtleford is an easy three hours drive up the Hume Highway.
After settling into the Lodge, you can be fly fishing within fifteen minutes, with travel time daily to a numerous range of rivers and lakes within an hours drive.
Let us do the groundwork for you.
Our tailored fly fishing and accommodation itineraries are designed with you in mind to suit your preferences. They are also quoted in your local currency with very favourable exchange rates.
Fly Odyssey has access to the best guiding and lodging rates, and updated availability to this destination which can vary throughout the season.
This includes flight bookings, transit accommodation, transfers and a host of non-angling activities and experiences.
We specialise in group stays to the region, and our long involvement with our partners on the ground in Myrtleford will ensure you are well looked after both on and off the water.
This includes extended stays in Melbourne and greater Victoria.
Please enquire for the latest rates and availability, including information on any applicable special offers.
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Creating and sharing memorable travel experiences with our clients and friends provides us with genuine satisfaction. All of our trips are bespoke, tailored to your needs, and we always love hearing all about the adventure on your return.
Our knowledge of travel logistics saves you time, and our highly experienced team is here to ensure it’s spent on the water and not at the desk or on a long flight connection that you didn’t require. Since 2006 we have developed a valued client-base that has travelled to all corners of the globe.
We are a fully-accredited travel agency, where all of our flights, accommodation and associated travel bookings are made in-house, which means that you pay less. We have access to a huge range of specials, deals, great volume pricing and excellent currency exchange rates which allows us to pass these benefits directly onto you.
On the fishing front, our extensive expertise and experience around prime seasons, species, moon-phases, tides and personalised customer service is centred around one principal – preparation. This includes detailed gear and equipment lists, the fly patterns, transfer details, up-to-date fishing reports and some of the finer aspects that can often be overlooked.
We travel extensively and understand that your free-time is important. Just as we all understand from experience, that the key to a successful trip is pre-trip preparation.
Our highly experienced team has fly fished the world for the last 25 years, and we understand the considerations and gear needed to turn a good fly fishing trip into a great one.
Fly fishing and travel is our passion.
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