Legends and lures, Aboriginal tales and fishing


One of the sights to be seen in Metung is to be found beside the boardwalk which runs from the village to Chinaman’s Creek.  It is part of the Bataluk Cultural Trail which introduces you to aspects of Gunaikurnai life.


The Legend Rock is part of a legend which is told on the plaque.

legendNow having read the legend you will appreciate the link to fish.

breamThe photos are not very clear as they were taken with my phone.

fish under wharfThere has been an abundance of fish recently under the wharf in front of the Metung Hotel.  You just need to catch them!  No doubt fishermen know the correct lure to use.  I imagine it would be bait of some sort.  I know absolutely nothing about fishing but according to a tweet from @MetungHotel about 16 hours ago. Easter fishing tip #2 use long shank hook no sinker just small split shot 200mm from 

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This weekend is the time for the Easter Seafood Festival on the Metung Village Green.  There is also a second-hand book sale.

easter festivalHope you all have a great Easter.

3 Comments Add yours

  1. ajb47 says:

    Happy Easter to you too! I think we’re passing on the fish this year and are having ham. 🙂

  2. I think it’s great when some individual or committee takes the initiative to put up a plaque like this, it adds an interesting touch to the area and makes you think. I hope you have a lovely Easter!

    1. suth2 says:

      Thank you Lorna, I hope you have a great one too.

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