In saltwater down East, lines at St Helens are being tested by kingfish in Georges Bay and Australian salmon also in the Bay of Fires.
A bream of almost a kilogram was caught recently and although no garfish have yet been reported in the bay, anglers there are pleased with the squid also being caught from eastern beaches.
Strong local sales of fishing tackle reflect anglers dodging coronavirus hazards.
Following the Equinox last Friday, days are becoming shorter than nights which will continue until the shortest day on June 21.
As another signal to brown trout of spawning time approaching, anglers can expect them to be on the feed.
Many northern streams continue to flow briskly, including the lower Macquarie and rivers linked downstream again boosted by water releases from Great Lake.
With temperatures normally lower and winds accordingly weaker, weather conditions especially in the mornings are often more suitable for anglers and trout.
While few anglers have been on Little Pine Lagoon, many are still fishing Penstock Lagoon, frequently more sheltered from chilly breezes.
Unfortunately this year's Trout Weekend at Liawenee has been cancelled because of coronavirus concerns and government bans on outdoor gatherings, returning May 15 and 16, 2021
The trout photography competition continues, with winners to be announced later.