Ovens River flows 130km from Mt Hotham to Lake Mulwala mainly through pine plantations and farmland, but there are a few publicly accessible spots from cross roads. Contains brown trout, some rainbow trout, trout cod (stocked), two-spined blackfish, river blackfish, redfin, mountain glaxias, Australian smelt and some small Murray cod downstream of Whorouly. Also possibly some golden perch.
King River rises in forested mountains east of Mount Buller and flows 100km in a wide flat valley to the Ovens River at Wangaratta. Access is excellent with easy walking along the banks at several locations. The lower reaches contain brown trout (self-sustaining), European carp, redfin, two-spined blackfish, goldfish, occasional golden perch, Murray cod (stocked) and trout cod.