Lakes Entrance: Plenty of Salmon to 42cm have been caught off the surf and in Reeve Channel. Silver lures and pilchard are taking fish. Luderick are biting on weed off the town jetties and rock groynes, at North Arm. Offshore, good size Snapper are still “on the go”.
Lake Tyers: Flathead are cruising in the shallows at high tide near the entrance. Soft plastics and prawn are best bait. Bream have been landed between Trident Arm and Solitude Bay, on peeled prawn.
Mitchell River: Bream are prevalent around the cut and mouth. Prawn, spider crab and sandworm are producing fish. The highway bridge has Estuary Perch striking green plastics. A few Bass are around Wy Yung bridge, with hard bodied lures taking fish.
Tambo River: Bream have been caught around Rough Road and Sandy’s Bluff, using peeled prawn.
Nicholson: Good size Bream are active between Little Cliffs and the swimming hole. Try prawn and sandworm.
Metung: The boardwalk is good for Bream on pippi and prawn. Shaving Point has King George White biting on pippi and mussel.
Paynesville: Tailor are chasing metal lures in Newlands Arm. Bream are taking bread and sandworm off the pontoons. A few Flathead are around “The Country Club”.
Hollands Landing: Jones Bay is good for Bream, using peeled prawn and whitebait.
Marlo: The Brodribb River has Estuary Perch around the snags. Hard bodied lures are picking up fish. The Snowy has dropped and cleared, but fishing is still slow. The estuary is good for Flathead and Bream using soft plastics and prawn. The surf has “Gummies” taking squid.
Tamboon Inlet: The jetty at Peach Tree Creek has Bream biting on sandworm and prawn.
Bemm River: Trevally are in the channel, with prawn and soft plastics catching fish. Bream are being caught in the lake and river with the “odd” Flathead.
Mallacoota: Plenty of Bream are in both lakes. Sandworm, prawn and yabbies are best bait. The Narrows has Flathead striking soft plastics. The wharf has Luderick, during a running tide. Tailor are taking silver lures on dusk.
Omeo High Country: Water levels have dropped in the rivers, but the Mitta Mitta has some good size Brown Trout. Worms are still the best bait.
Fishing report brought to you courtesy of the Lakes Entrance Visitor Information Centre.