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Fishing Report


Weekly Fishing Report April 28

Lakes Entrance Fishing Report

Lakes Entrance: The town jetties are producing tailor and trevally on pilchard, local prawn and metal lures. King george whiting, flathead, leatherjacket and salmon have been landed in the channel opposite Nyerimilang. Peeled prawn, sandworm and silver lures picked up fish. Bream have been taken off the jetties in the North Arm.

Lake Tyers: Schools of bream are moving up Nowa Nowa Arm, with anglers taking their share, plus some trevally and flathead. Fresh prawn and hard bodied lures resulted in good catches. Tailor are still about with some large ones being hooked on sandworm and lures around No 2 jetty.

Mitchell River: Bream are biting from the barrier to the cut using spider crab, local prawn and sand worm. Estuary perch are still being taken around both bridges in the evening on hard bodied diving lures.

Tambo River: Bream are being caught from the power lines to rough road using shrimp, fresh prawn and sandworm.

Nicholson: Flathead and bream are active around the cliffs and strait six. Soft plastics and peeled prawn are best bait.

Metung: Bream and a few king george whiting have been taken off the boardwalk on local prawn and pippi. Bancroft Bay has trevally and salmon.

Paynesville: Mc Millan Strait is still producing some large bream around sunset on sandworm. Tailor and flathead are cruising in the southern part of Lake King with soft plastics and silver lures catching fish.

Hollands Landing: Blonde Bay is good for bream and flathead using sandworm and peeled prawn.

Marlo: Both rivers are fishing well with estuary perch, mullet and flathead taking local prawn, soft plastics and diving lures. Salmon, tailor and flathead are biting at Mott’s Beach on silver lures, soft plastics and pilchard. The surf has tailor and salmon.

Tamboon Inlet: Flathead and bream are between Mud Point and the island. Soft plastics, sandworm and shrimp are best bait.

Bemm River: Water in the lake is still high and clear. Bream and a few flathead are chasing local prawn and soft plastics. The channel has tailor striking silver lures.

Mallacoota: The narrows have bream, flathead and the odd estuary perch feeding on yabbies, fresh prawn and hard bodied lures. Both lakes are good for bream, tailor and pinkies. The Slipway has luderick taking weed. Tip Beach is producing large salmon on metal lures and blue bait.

Omeo High Country: The Gibbo River has trout being landed on worm and dry fly.

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


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