Four new fishing spots will be developed in the district.
To assist local anglers, the Goulburn Mulwaree Recreational Fishing Working Party, which reports to the council, has identified four sites to be developed at Pejar Dam and along the Wollondilly River.
The Wollondilly River sites are at Roberts park (near the PCYC), Copford Park and Marsden Weir.
The Recreational Fishing Working Party submitted made a report to the December 4 Goulburn Mulwaree Council meeting with various initiatives that would increase the amenity of local fishermen.
At Pejar Dam they proposed to build a new toilet block, barbecues, picnic tables and replace the signage.
The Working Party also wanted to investigate the possibility of a future campsite in walking distance from the current amenities block.
At Roberts Park, the Working Party would like to develop an elevated platform or jetty for disabled fishing access, a toilet block, barbecue, picnic tables, benches, as well as the creation of a sand kayak launching area and weed removal.
At Copford Park the group would like to upgrade the boat ramp, toilet block, potable water tap and continue the weed control of the banks.
Marsden Weir was already considered to be suitable for family fishing, however they wanted to investigate providing a track on the Crookwell side of the river to provide access when the Goulburn Waterworks area is closed.
Member of the Recreational Fishing Working Party Cr Andrew Banfield said the group wopuld try and access funding for the projects through the council’s Grants Officers.