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Fishing Report


Weekly Fishing Report April 07

Lakes Entrance Fishing Report

Lakes Entrance: Fraser Island has good size King George Whiting and Flathead biting on pippi, sandworm and soft plastics. North Arm and East Cunningham Arm have “Gars” partial to sandworm. Lake Bunga has Salmon taking blue bait and “poppers”. Offshore, large Snapper have been landed on squid.

Lake Tyers: Mill Point is producing Flathead and Tailor using metal lures and soft plastics. Flathead are also around Trident Arm. Bream to 32cm are being caught in the main lake using peeled prawn. Fisherman’s Landing is good for “Gars”.

Mitchell River: Eagle Point Bay has some large Bream, which are also cruising upstream to Shadoof Lodge. Best bait is spider crab and local prawn. Estuary Perch are still under the highway bridge.

Tambo River: Bream and the “odd” Flathead have been taken around Rough Road, on fresh prawn and shrimp.

Nicholson: A lot of small Bream are around, but larger ones are downstream towards the swimming hole. Try peeled prawn and sandworm.

Metung: The boardwalk has Bream biting on prawn, pippi and sandworm. Shaving Point has some King George Whiting, active and waiting for a feed of pippi.

Paynesville: Lake King has Tailor striking trolled silver lures. Plenty of prawns are about, with bait ones catching Flathead in Newlands Arm. Fisherman’s Wharf has Bream taking peeled prawn.

Hollands Landing: Griffin Point has Bream and a few Flathead, being hooked using prawn, whitebait and soft plastics.

Marlo: Both rivers have Bream and Estuary Perch chasing live prawn and hard bodied lures. Large Flathead are in the shallows, around the mouth of the Snowy. Luderick are still around the rock groynes, and the surf has Salmon and Tailor.

Tamboon Inlet: Mud Point has Bream and Tailor “on the go”, using fresh prawn and sandworm.

Bemm River: Tailor are being taken off the jetties on silver lures. Bream are in the lake, with local prawn resulting in good catches. The surf has Salmon seeking pilchard and “poppers”.

Mallacoota: Estuary Perch are being caught around Genoa on live prawn and diving lures. The Narrows has Flathead taking “poddies” and soft plastics. Bothv lakes have plenty of “Pinkies”, Bream and Tailor.

Omeo High Country: “Hoppers” and blade lures are picking up Trout in the Gibbo and Mitta Mitta Rivers.

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