A well-known fishing port on the south coast of NSW with no dangerous bar crossing.
Access: 34km south of Merimbula, Eden is on the Princes Highway when travelling from Sydney to Melbourne. Ben Boyd National Park can be accessed via Edrom Road, 18km south of Eden or via Haycock Road just north of Eden.
Population: Eden township totals 3299.
Game Fishing in Eden
Eden is an excellent spot for game fishing from December to May. Hot currents from the north swirl down, quite often getting caught in behind Greencape, which pushes the warm water in very close to shore. Eden is a well renowned Tuna port having based the Heinz Cannery for years. Land based game fishing is also well known down here, fishing from the Pulpit and City Rocks. Likely catches are Marlin, Yellowfin Tuna and Sharks.
Reef Fishing in Eden
Reef fishing in Eden is excellent, as there are so many places to fish with great expanses all the way down to Greencape and Disaster Bay. There is nearly always good refuge to fish in any prevailing winds. With no dangerous bar crossing to worry about and good catches of Snapper, Morwong, Leather Jacket, Nannygai, Flathead and Gummy Sharks.
Wide Reef Fishing in Eden
Wide Reef Fishing Eden has excellent deep reefs from 50-250 fathoms for the keen dropliner chasing fish from Morwong & Leather Jacket to Trevally, Ling & Hapuka.
Sports Fishing in Eden
Sports Fishing There are only two spots on the far south coast that offer Kingfish in good numbers and they are Montague Island and Mowarry Point from December to July. These prestigious, hard fighting monsters can be found up to 20kg, which test out the angler and the tackle to the limit.