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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 - April 11

Lakes Entrance: Reeves Channel is producing Flathead, Trevally and School Whiting on prawn and pilchard. Salmon and Tailor off the surf beach, with the best bait being pilchard and blue bait. The Cunninghame Arm has Pinkies up to 1.5 kg. Trevally are being caught off the Footbridge on pilchard fillets. Offshore, Flathead and Pinkies on pilchard and blue bait.

Lake Tyers: The Channel Markers and shallows around dusk for Bream between 32-38cm, best bait pilchard and prawn. Flathead have moved up the lake looking for warmer water. Best bait hard bodied lures and plastics.

Mitchell River: The two Bridges have been good for Perch on soft plastics, green in colour. Bream are taking spider crab and prawn at Eagle Point and into Lake King.

Tambo River: Punt House Point and back towards Sardine Flats are good for Bream, using prawn and worm.

Nicholson: The two Bridges and town jetties are the best spots for Bream, on shrimp and prawn. Some Flathead are up river past Straight Six.

Metung: The Boardwalk, Lake King Jetty and up to Shaving Point for Bream, taking prawn and pippis.

Paynesville: Bream are under the jetties as well as in the straights, best bait is live prawn. Good Flathead at the mouth of the Mitchell River on soft plastics. Good size Luderick around the weed banks on local weed, and Silver Trevally on prawn.

Hollands Landing: At the mouth of the Straights and into Bull Bay towards Jones Bay for Bream, on bait worm and prawn.

Marlo: Tidal flows are still making it slow fishing, but there are still plenty of Flathead and Perch on prawn and worm to be had. The surf still has plenty of Salmon and Tailor. Offshore for King Fish on lures.

Tamboon Inlet: Flathead are moving upstream looking for warmer water. Some Salmon are about taking soft plastics, silver lures and worm.

Bemm River: Plenty of Bream and Flathead throughout the lake system, best baits are live prawn, soft plastics and hard bodied lures.

Mallacoota: Plenty of Salmon and Tailor on the beach chasing poppers and blue bait. Bream up to 1kg are in both Lakes. Flathead have moved upstream around the Wallagaraugh River. Best bait soft plastics and lures. Luderick on local weed at the wharf. The best results in the whole system is had by moving about.

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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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