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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 26

Lakes Entrance: Footbridge for Trevally on drifting bait. Town jetties produced a mixed bag of fish, but it is a bit slow. The North Arm up near the winery for Flathead on poddy mullet lures. Lake Bunga beach for 2-3kg Salmon on blue bait, also try Bullock Island and the rock wall. Reeve Channel and the Island for Salmon. There are some local prawn about.

Lake Tyers: Fishing is a bit patchy, water temperature is around 14 degrees. The entrance is still open. Some Bream are up past the Snag’s and the island. Salmon are being caught on incoming tide near No. 2 boat ramp. Long Point for Bream and Salmon on soft plastics.

Mitchell River: Shadoof Lodge to the mouth of the river for Bream 35-40cm, bait of choice being sandworm, spider crab and prawn. Lindenow area has some sea-running Trout.

Tambo River: Some Carp are being caught near the highway bridge. For Bream, head towards Marshalls’ Flats and The Gums, bait of choice being local prawn and worm.

Nicholson: Good size Bream 35-40cm at the Little Cliffs, taking prawn and worm. Also try the swimming hole and head towards Thumb Point.

Metung: From the Marina, main Metung jetty to Saving Point for Bream and Mullet, taking prawn and worm. Lake King jetty heading towards Tambo Bay is worth a look.

Paynesville: Newlands Arm backwater, plus Duck Arm have Tailor. The Yacht Club jetty has Bream taking prawn. Surf beach for plenty of Salmon on popper and pilchards, also try salted trevally fillets.

Hollands Landing: From Blond Bay, the Bluff and down to Storm Point for Bream, taking prawn and worm. The odd Mullet is about.

Marlo: Up towards Lake Corringle on cut crab and local shell for good Bream. Luderick, Mullet and Bream on worm. Perch around the “Snag’s” on lures. Surf for Salmon and Tailor on popper and pilchards. Off shore, 4’ “Gummies” and good sized flathead on blue bait.

Tamboon Inlet: Peach Tree Creek for Bream, best bait being prawn. Pelican Point down to “Old Man Point” for Bream. Best baits being peeled prawn and worm. Surf for Salmon taking pilchard and poppers.

Bemm River: The entrance is now closed. Salmon up to 2kg being taken, best bait being pilchard and metal lures. Bream in lake and river on peeled prawn and worm. Trevally in channel taking soft plastics.

Mallacoota: Salmon and surf beach on popper and pilchard. Secret Beach have 7 Gilled Shark and “Gummies” taking Salmon fillets. Best time is after dark. Top and bottom lake for Bream taking yabbies and prawn, plus the “odd” Flathead on lures. In the Narrows for Bream. Main wharf for Luderick on local weed. Upper rivers also have Bream on yabbies.

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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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