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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 18

Lakes Entrance: The Footbridge platform has plenty of Trevally taking prawn and lures. Some Luderick from the town jetties on weed. Reeve Channel and the islands for Salmon and Tailor taking pilchard and lures. All surf beaches have Salmon, liking poppers and pilchards.

Lake Tyers: Bream and Salmon in the main lake. Burnt Bridge, Blackfellows Arm and the Glasshouse for Flathead. With weather conditions varying the fish are on the move. The entrance is still open.

Mitchell River: The boat ramp on the Mitchell River and from Shadoof Lodge to the mouth of the river for Bream, taking local prawn and spider crab.

Tambo River: Sardine Flats through to the Snags for Bream with the bait of choice being worm and prawn. Also give Bennett’s Brook a try.

Nicholson: From the Railway Bridge and down to Thumb Point for good size Bream around 50cm. Bag limits have been reached. Best baits being prawn and worm.

Metung: Chinamans Creek, the boat ramps and jetties for Bream, taking crab and prawn. Box’s creek and Bancroft Bay for Bream, Salmon and Tailor on prawn. Lake King and Tambo Bay are also worth a try.

Paynesville: McMillan Strait for Bream, best bait is small vibe lures. Mullet in Newlands Arm and the backwaters, taking sandworm. The odd Tailor are taking silver lures around the main jetty.

Hollands Landing: Bull Bay and Tom’s Creek for Bream taking pippis and prawn. Spoon Bay and on towards the Red Bluff are also good for Bream on prawn.

Marlo: Some Perch are out and about taking lures. With water temperatures dropping fishing is a bit patchy, but if you brave the surf beaches, Salmon and Tailor are taking poppers and pilchards.

Tamboon Inlet: Aeroplane Rock, Peter’s Rock and into Shallow Lagoon for Bream, Luderick and Trevally with the best baits being prawn and worm.

Bemm River: The entrance is still open and the lake is producing Bream, liking sandworm and local prawn.

Mallacoota: In the Bottom Lake Salmon and Tailor are taking flashing lures. Luderick at the main wharf, Captains Point and the boat ramp area, bait of choice being weed. Fisheries Jetty for Bream on yabbies on the incoming tide.

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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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