Lithgow is a destination with an amazing range of beautiful places to hang out by water and catch yourself a big one! The Central Tablelands and Central West is a renowned region for trout fishing, so make sure you pack your fly.
- Lakes in the area provide easily accessible opportunities for fantastic fishing, either from shore or via boat. Lake Lyell and Lake Wallace contain a variety of species, but mostly are fished for its Rainbow Trout.
- A variety of rivers nearby provide good trout and freshwater fishing. The Fish River, and Cox's River are close to Lithgow and are great fishing spots.
- A short drive out of Lithgow will take you to any number of spots in the wilderness with great fishing. For those keen on an adventure and hike in, the Kowmung River in the Blue Mountains and the Turon River just west of Lithgow will provide a unique fishing experience.