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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 22

Lakes Entrance: The Post Office Jetty has had 23cm Tailor caught on pilchard. Surf beaches for Salmon and Flathead taking pilchard and poppers. Plenty of fresh water about has made fishing a bit slow, but will improve off shore for Pinkies, Flathead and Murwong on pilchard.

Lake Tyers: Trident Arm and Burnt Bridge in the early afternoon for Bream on prawn and soft plastics. The Lake has opened to the sea and will bring changes to the fishing. With fresh salty water the fish will come down to the entrance as well as fish coming in on the tide.

Mitchell River: Two Bells, The Cut and up to Shadoof Lodge are still good spots for Bream taking prawn, crab and worm.

Tambo River: From Burns Flat and heading down to Sardines Flat and the Rough Road area for Bream. Best baits being local prawn and soft plastics. Also Marshalls Flats and Three Gums are worth a try for Bream.

Nicholson: From The Reeds and up to The Car Bodies are the best spots for Bream on prawn.

Metung: The front jetty for Luderick taking local weed. Shaving Point, the shallow banks towards the Lake King Jetty and the small jetties for Trevally and Mullet on prawn and worm.

Paynesville: With fresh water coming into the system it’s producing Bream, Luderick, big Flathead and Salmon, best baits are prawn and soft plastics.

Hollands Landing: Tom’s Creek and into Jones Bay for Bream taking prawn. Griffin Point and towards the Marina is also worth a try.

Marlo: The Rivers have been rising and as a result fishing is a bit slow. The Backwaters are worth trying. The surf is still producing Salmon and Tailor on poppers and pilchard. Off shore is still fishing well.

Tamboon Inlet: With fresh water coming into the system it is forcing the fish down towards the entrance at Old Man Point and the Campsite. Bream and Luderick are being caught on prawn and worm.

Bemm River: The lake is producing Bream taking peeled prawn and sandworm. The surf has Salmon, best bait being lures.

Mallacoota: Main Wharf for Luderick on weed. The Top and Bottom Lakes are very quiet. The top end from Gypsy Point up to Genoa and the Wallagaraugh River for Bream on yabbies and prawn. The surf is still producing Salmon on pilchard and poppers.

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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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