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Fishing Report

Feb05

Weekly Fishing Report Feb 5

Lakes Entrance Fishing Report

Lakes Entrance: Prawns are running and attracting schools of fish. The Post Office Jetty has Mullet, Trevally and King George Whiting biting on pippi, prawn and sandworm. Plenty of Tailor and Trevally are in the Channels around Fraser Island. Eastern Beach has Salmon to 3kg, using metal lures and bluebait.

Lake Tyers: Anglers have been “bagging out” on Tailor and Bream in the main lake, on local prawn and silver lures. Flathead are still active in the shallows at dawn.

Mitchell River: Estuary Perch and Bream to 40cm have been landed around the Highway Bridge at sunset. Bream are also around Eagle point. Soft plastics and prawn are picking up fish.

Tambo River: The mouth of the river has been the best spot for Bream, using peeled prawn and sandworm.

Nicholson: The “Car Bodies” area is producing Bream on prawn and pippi.

Metung: The Boardwalk is fishing well with King George Whiting and Flathead to 40cm being caught. Try prawn and mussel.

Paynesville: Plenty of Bream are being caught off the wharf using sandworm. Tailor and Flathead are cruising around Newlands and Duck Arm. Local prawn which are running have been best bait, with plastics also taking fish.

Hollands Landing: Fishing has been slow, but patient anglers have landed Bream and Flathead in McLennan Strait.

Marlo: The Snowy River is producing fish from the Highway Bridge to French’s Narrows. Bream, Luderick, Mullet and the “odd” Estuary Perch have been taken, using local prawn and sandworm. The Estuary has good size Flathead biting on soft plastics, in the shallows. The surf has Tailor and Salmon.

Tamboon Inlet: Mud point has Flathead in the shallows chasing soft plastics and diving minnows.

Bemm River: The lake is good for Flathead and Bream on soft plastics and peeled prawn. The channel has abundant Tailor and Trevally striking lures and bait.

Mallacoota: Large Flathead are being caught in The Narrows on live “poddies”. A few Estuary Perch are biting around Genoa, with Bream in both Lakes. The Wharf has Luderick, Trevally and Bream, taking yabbies and prawn. Offshore King Fish and “Gummies” are partial to fish fillets and squid.

Omeo High Country: The Mitta Mitta River is still producing Trout on worms and “hoppers”.

Fishing report brought to you courtesy of the Lakes Entrance Visitor Information Centre.

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