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Camden Haven River

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31°38'28.23" S, 152°49'9.49" E

Camden Haven is just 30km south of Port Macquarie and 350km north of Sydney, the area is popular amongst tourists, anglers, oyster farmers and grey nomads. Flowing down from the Three Brother mountains Camden Haven River is a scenic fishing destination separated by large lakes and joined by small tributaries. There are some great features in Camden Haven River that make for some great fishing spots for land based anglers, boaters, kayakers and families. 

Camden Haven Fishing Spots

Startings at the mouth of the Camden River are both a north and south breakwall which attracts some great fishing particularly in autumn and winter when the Tailor and Bream. During these times bream move near to river entrances for spawning in surf zones during July and August. Tailor migrate north once water temperatures begin to drop, each year large schools of tailor migrate north to Queensland waters. Mulloway are also a common catch, these predatory fish are best targeted at dawn, dusk and night time when they are actively hunting. 

Luderick or blackfish fishing is also extremely popular in the Camden River. Lurderick will school up around rocky areas near wash, headlands and inshore reefs, with winter being the best time to target these fish. 

Heading upstream from the mouth of the Camden River, the fishing spots are still great, Gogleys lagoon has 2 small channels that fish well on a run out tide for all sorts. The parade rock wall is a popular spot for Bream and Luderick. The boulevarde has some jetty structure for lure fishos chasing bream and Ocean drive bridge has a deep hole and structure for resident Mulloway, big bream and flathead.

Laurieton Fishing Spots

At Laurieton the Camden River splits, stingray Creek and the Camden from here are best explored via a boat or kayak. From here the winding Creek, channels and shallow flats hold good numbers of whiting, Bream, Flathead, Blackfish, Yabbies and Prawns.

Where to go fishing near Camden Haven River?

  • North Haven Breakwall

    A popular spot for anglers chasing Mulloway on live baits, the best times are dawn, dusk...

  • Gogleys Lagoon Channel

    The main channel into Gogleys Lagoon has a boat ramp but it is also a good...

  • North Haven Rockwall

    A very popular spot in Winter and Autumn for Blackfish, they school up at certain spots...

  • Gogleys Lagoon outlet

    This little channel has some good Flathead on a run out tide. There are some good...

  • South breakwall

    The current runs pretty hard along this rock wall so it is bests fished at the...

  • Pilot beach breakwall

    A great fishing spot for Bream, Tailor and Mulloway. Bream on baits, Tailor will take metal...

  • The boulevarde

    Some good structure along here is worth a cast with soft plastics or small hard body...

  • Diamond Waters Caravan Park

    FIshing from the jetty is a nice way to spend the morning, you can expect Bream,...

  • Laurieton Jetty

    A deep channel on this bend, a good family fishing spot in Laurieton for Bream and...

  • Henry Kendall Reserve

    A deep hole along this bend, this is a good land based spot for families to...

  • Hanleys Point

    The bridge provides good structure for some big Flathead and Bream, a run out tide seems...

  • Mud Bay

    Good yabby banks throughout here along with some good Whiting and Flathead fishing.

  • Watson Taylors Lake

    Along this small island on a run out tide is a good spot for drift and...

  • Camden Point

    A popular spot for Blackfish during Winter.

  • Stingray flats

    Fish the flats on a run out tide for Whiting and Flathead. Yabbies are the best...

  • The Oaks

    A great drop off here during the run out tide holds good Flathead and Luderick. Downstream...

  • Hanleys Oyster leases

    The oyster leases provide good shelter for bream and flathead, the run out tide seems best.

  • Ocean Drive Bridge

    The run out tide is best for bream and flathead here.

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Recommended Lures for Camden Haven River

Click here to find the best lures for fishing Camden Haven River. 5 stars mean this lure has been hand picked for Camden Haven River.

Jewie 150

Suited for some Fish Species.
Good for: Jewfish / Mulloway

Bream Prawn Vibe

Suited for some Fish Species.
Good for: Yellowfin Bream
Berkley Gulp! Shrimp 2"

Gulp Shrimp 2″

Suited for some Fish Species.
Good for: Dusky Flathead, Yellowfin Bream

Squidgies Pro Wriggler – 80mm

Suited for some Fish Species.
Good for: Yellowfin Bream
Bream Lure the Strike Pro Pygmy 2

Pygmy 2 – Strike Pro

Suited for some Fish Species.
Good for: Yellowfin Bream

Skippy Surface Lure

Suited for some Fish Species.
Good for: Yellowfin Bream, Yellowfin Whiting

Twisty 55g

Suited for some Fish Species.
Good for: Tailor

Twisty 70g

Suited for some Fish Species.
Good for: Tailor

Squidgies Pro Critter 55mm

Suited for some Fish Species.
Good for: Yellowfin Bream

Squidgies Pro Lobby

Suited for some Fish Species.
Good for: Yellowfin Bream
Squidgies Pro Range Wriggler - 65mm

Pro Wriggler – 65mm

Suited for some Fish Species.
Good for: Dusky Flathead, Yellowfin Bream

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