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Clara Cove Apartments

Outside your door awaits a shaded secluded lakeside beach, here you can read a book, frolic in the shallows or just relax on a towel or lounge. At dusk the sunsets are magic.

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Lazy Acre Log Cabins

Authentic log cabins in the heart of Lakes Entrance. Ideal stay for Fishing Trips and weekends away. Plenty of room to park your boat, cook your catch and relax in sheltered gardens.

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Gippsland Lakes Fishing Report - September 12

Lakes Entrance: From the rock wall and up passed The Narrows to Fraser Island for a mixed bag of fish. Still plenty of juvenile fish about the town jetties. The surf is good for Salmon taking poppers, pilchard and metal lures. Offshore for Pinkies, Flathead and Morwong.

Lake Tyers: Mill Point is producing Bream which are taking prawn. Plenty of juvenile fish being caught and released. The entrance is still open with Salmon being caught on the beach. Boat Ramp No.2 and Mud Island have some Trevally about.

Mitchell River: Grassy Banks to The Cut and up to Two Bells for Bream and the odd Perch. Best baits are prawn and spider crab. Plenty of fresh water is coming down the River. There is the possibility of the odd Trout coming down with the fresh water.

Tambo River: Rough Road to Punthouse Point and heading down to the Three Gums for Bream. The baits of choice are cured worm and prawn. Also try the mouth of the Tambo and into Lake King.

Nicholson: Plenty of good size Bream are being landed from the Highway Bridge jetties all the way towards Thumb Point. The size of the Bream being caught is 33-37cm, taking peeled prawn and worm.

Metung: From the Metung Jetty to Shaving Point and up to the Lake King Jetty for good Bream, on peeled prawn.

Paynesville: McMillan Straits producing plenty of Bream, best bait being vibes. The Yacht Club harbour is also good for Bream on prawn. The town jetties have Tailor with the best results coming from using lures. Also try Duck Arm for Tailor.

Hollands Landing: Tom’s Creek, the Woodpile and into Blonde Bay heading toward Storm Point and Waddy Point are the spots for Bream, taking pippis and prawn.

Marlo: The rivers are flowing fairly quickly; the best spots to try are the backwaters, Lake Corringle and French’s Narrows. The surf and offshore are still good for Salmon and Tailor on poppers and pilchard.

Tamboon Inlet: Old Man Point , Pelican Point , the campsite and up to Duck Splash and into Gibbs Creek are the best spots for Bream as plenty of fresh water is coming into the inlet.

Bemm River: The entrance is open, so Salmon are about taking poppers and pilchard. Sydenham Inlet is producing Bream on prawn and worm.

Mallacoota: The beach is producing Salmon on poppers (blue ones) and pilchard. Luderick are around the boat ramps, taking weed. The Top Lake has good size Bream taking yabbies and prawn. Double Creek Arm and up to Cape Horn have good size fish. Flathead are a bit quiet and not many Mullet about, but when the gassy banks return the fishing should improve.

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Crabbing in Lakes Entrance

Lakes Entrance is renowned for it's excellent Crabbing spots. Throw in your net, cook em up as you go.

There are plenty of great Crabbing spots around Lakes Entrance. The favourite is off the jetties around Bullock Island. Please take care and exercise caution when throwing nets off the jetty.

Most accommodation providers do not allow Crabs to be cooked indoors. Please enquire with your Hosts, as many will provide you with outdoor cooking facilities.

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