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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 18

Lakes Entrance: Flathead ,salmon ,trevally ,school whiting and flying gurnard are being caught in the channels. Some pinkies are still around the town jetties. Best bait is prawn and pilchard.

Lake Tyers: Due to recent rain the water has turned muddy and slowed fishing down. However bream have been landed around the power lines on peeled prawn and hard bodied lures. Flathead and the odd tailor are in the deep water. Soft plastics and silver lures are catching fish.

Mitchell River: Bream are biting around the cut using prawn, crab and sandworm. Some estuary perch are still active under the bridge.

Tambo River: Howlett’s Flat is producing bream on sandworm and peeled prawn.

Nicholson: Bream are still around deep holes between the two bridges. Prawn and shrimp are best bait.

Metung: Bream have been landed off the wharf opposite the pub on prawn and mussel.

Paynesville: The jetties have plenty of bream being taken on live prawn and sandworm. A few king george whiting, luderick and flathead are also around.

Hollands Landing: The woodpipe area on Mc Lennan Strait has bream on the go. Sandworm and prawn are best bait.

Marlo: French’s Narrows and both lakes have bream biting on yabbies, prawn and sandworm. Other species have been harder to catch due to murky water.

Tamboon Inlet: Bream have been schooled between Fishermans Landing and duck splash. Try sandworm and prawn.

Bemm River: The entrance has opened due to recent rain. Bream and flathead are still taking local prawn and soft plastics.

Mallacoota: Plenty of luderick are around the wharf and Captains Point. Schools of bream moving in the top lake but can be caught on yabbies, prawn and soft plastics if you are patient. Trevally, flathead and the odd mulloway have also been landed.

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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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