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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 - August 14

Lakes Entrance: Mullet, Bream, Trevally and Luderick are being caught at the Post office and the Ferryman’s Jetties, bait of choice is local weed, small bits of blue bait and prawn. The small bridge at Eastern Beach Road and the surf beach have Salmon on poppers and blue bait. Offshore for Pinkies, Flathead and Murwong on pilchards.

Lake Tyers: Bream at Mill Point, Pile Bay and up to Burnt Bridge, best baits being prawn and worm. The top end of the Nowa Nowa Arm has Flathead and Bream around Devils Hole taking prawn. The surf has Salmon on pilchard and poppers.

Mitchell River: George’s Lane, Shadoof Lodge, Grassy Banks and The Cut will produce Bream on local prawn, spider crab and sandworm.

Tambo River: Lucerne Patch and the Highway Bridge heading towards the power lines for Bream, best baits are soft plastics and local prawn.

Nicholson: The boat ramp and down to the Little Cliffs, close along the banks for Bream and Flathead, using prawn. Also try the mouth at Jones Bay and Thumb Point.

Metung: The main wharf and small jetties for Bream, Mullet and Trevally. Chinamans Creek, Bancroft Bay and the mouth of Box’s Creek for Bream, Pinkies and Mullet on worm and prawn.

Paynesville: The odd Flathead and Flounder are out cruising the shallow banks. Mullet are running in the Straits, best bait being worm. The surf for Salmon and Tailor on poppers and pilchard.

Hollands Landing: Plover Point at the entrance of the Straits for Bream taking prawn, The Woodpile and into Bull Bay are also good spots to try.

Marlo: The River and Lake systems are starting to produce Mullet, Bream and Luderick. The best results are had by using black crab, worm and prawn. The surf is good for Salmon and Tailor using poppers and pilchard. Offshore is also fishing well.

Tamboon Inlet: Pelican Point, Old Man Point and down to Tamboon South for Bream, Tailor, Luderick and Trevally on prawn and worm, the surf for Salmon and Tailor taking poppers and pilchard.

Bemm River: The entrance is open. The surf for Salmon taking lures. Good size Tailor have entered the lake, also taking lures. Perch are in the River, preferring lures as bait. Bream are cruising about the system, liking prawn. The surf for salmon and Tailor on poppers and pilchard.

Mallacoota: The beach on the incoming tide for Salmon on poppers and pilchard. Luderick also on the incoming tide at the Main Wharf on weed. The Top and Bottom Lakes and Gypsy Point have Bream and Flathead taking prawn. Trevally are in the Genoa River, best bait is prawn.

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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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