Gippsland Lakes Fishing Report - May 17
Lakes Entrance: Tailor, Trevally, Salmon and Gurnard are biting opposite Nyerimilang Park. Luderick and the “odd” Bream have been taken off the town jetties. Best bait is pilchard, prawn and sliver lures.
Lake Tyers: Camerons Arm and Devils Hole are producing Bream on peeled prawn. A few Flathead are striking soft plastics.
Mitchell River: Good size Bream are being caught between The Bluff and mouth, using sandworm, prawn and “vibes”. The occasional Flathead has been landed on blue bait and soft plastics.
Tambo River: Sandy’s Bluff and the Poplars are good for Bream, on sandworm and shrimp.
Nicholson: The “Pear Tree” area has large Bream biting on prawn and sandworm.
Metung: The Boardwalk and Shaving Point are the best spots for Bream and Mullet. Pippi and prawn are producing fish.
Paynesville: Bream are taking live yabbies under the jetties at night. Salmon and Tailor have been landed on metal lures.
Hollands Landing: Bull Bay is good for Mullet, Bream and Tailor, using prawn and mussels.
Marlo: The beach and entrance have Salmon and Tailor taking silver lures, pilchard and blue bait. Bream and Luderick are around the islands. Offshore, “Gummies” and Flathead are “on the go”.
Tamboon Inlet: The “Rocks” area is the spot for large Bream on crab and prawn. A few Flathead are in shallow water.
Bemm River: The entrance is closed so water levels are high. The lake has Bream and Flathead being caught on “vibes”, soft plastics and prawn. The jetties have also been productive.
Mallacoota: Plenty of Luderick can be had at Captains Point. The Bottom Lake has Bream and Flathead taking yabbies and prawn. Mulloway are still in the “Narrows” at night. The Rivers above Top Lake are fishing well, with good size Flathead and Bream.
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