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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 - July 18

Lakes Entrance: Try Bullock Island for mackerel, flatties and salmon taking pilchards and prawn. Salmon and gummies are off the beach, bait of choice being pilchards and poppers. The town jetties have bream, trevally, luderick and mullet taking weed, fresh prawn, pippies and glassies. Off shore plenty of pinkies and morwong.

Lake Tyers: The lower reaches of both arms and the main lakes are producing good size bream and flathead on prawn. Lots of salmon at number 2 boat ramp.

Mitchell River: Peeled prawn and soft shell are producing bream from the backwater to the bluff. The Twin Rivers Classic is on this weekend, good luck and good fishing to all.

Tambo River: Bream are cruising down to rough road and the river mouth. Best bait is peeled prawn and cured worm.

Nicholson: Fishing has become patchy. Plenty of juvenile bream being caught and released. on prawn and worm.

Metung: Local prawn and frozen worm are best bait for bream and mullet being taken from Shaving Point and Lake King jetty. Mullet are in Tambo Bay on worm.

Paynesville: Bream are in the northern end of the channel taking spider crab and peeled prawn. A few sea running trout have been landed on white bait.

Hollands Landing: Bull Bay, Red Bluff and the Caravan park jetty have bream on soft shell and peeled prawn.

Marlo: Bream are being taken in the rivers mainly on cut crab. Surf beaches are alive with plenty of salmon and tailor on pilchards and poppers. Some gummies are being taken as well on squid. Off shore flathead and gummies are taking pilchard, poppers and squid.

Tamboon Inlet: Rock groynes are best for luderick taking local weed. Try the surf for salmon and tailor on poppers and pilchards. From the campsite to shallow lagoon has bream on peeled prawn. Peachtree Creek is worth a try.

Bemm River: Nice bream are cruising the lake but you need to work for them, so try a spot and keep moving. Best results on peeled prawn. The entrance is still open.

Mallacoota: Bream have moved from the bottom lake to the top lake near Gipsy Point and the Wallagaraugh River. Luderick are around the boat ramps taking local weed. The surf is good for salmon and tailor on poppers and pilchard and gummies on squid. Plenty of salmon and tailor are in the lake, trolling with lazar lures for best results.

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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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