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The Tumut River in south New South Wales starts below Toolong Range at an elevation of 1430m and ends at an elevation of 220m merging with the Murrumbidgee River.
The Tumut River drops around 1210m over its 182km length.
The Tumut River flows through Happy Jacks Pondage (1221m), Tumut Pond Reservoir (1140m), Tumut Two Pondage (827m), Talbingo Reservoir (549m), Jounama Pondage (382m) and Blowering Reservoir (376m) on its way to joining the Murrumbidgee River.
12 creeks and rivers flow into the Tumut River. The five longest tributaries are: Goobarragandra River, Gilmore Creek, Jounama Creek, Brungle Creek and Happy Jacks River - click here for a full list of all 12 tributaries of the Tumut River.
The Tumut River is highlighted in yellow on the map below.
Bonzle users have caught and/or seen brown trout, carp, murray cod, rainbow trout and redfin at Tumut River (Note: some species of fish may not be available at all times of the year. Always check State/Territory fishing regulations for size, bag/possession limits and licensing/permit requirements. Some native fish are protected and may not be taken). Is this list accurate? Have you caught or seen other species of fish at Tumut River? Contribute your knowledge by clicking here.
Are you a keen bird watcher? Have you been bird watching at Tumut River? What birds have you seen at Tumut River? Contribute your knowledge by clicking here. As a Bonzle sub-project, we're trying to build Australia's most comprehensive bird location atlas. A big thankyou to all that have contributed and continue to contribute sightings.
Do you know what facilities are available at Tumut River? Contribute your knowledge by clicking here.
Bonzle users have reported that Tumut River is a good place for fishing. Do you know of other recreational activities at Tumut River? Is this list accurate? Contribute your knowledge by clicking here.
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