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Fishing Report


Weekly Fishing Report Oct 29

Gippsland Lakes Fishing Report

Lakes Entrance: The Floating Dragon jetty has Whiting biting on live shrimp and worm. The town jetties are producing a mixed bag. Surf beaches for Salmon and Tailor on poppers and pilchard and “Gummies” close to shore. Offshore, at the pipeline and six mile reef for Snapper.

Lake Tyers: There is plenty of fish to be had. Up passed the islands and towards long point are some of the best spots for Flathead, Bream and Tailor. Best results using pilchard, prawn, white bait, lure and surface poppers. Also try the surf at The Bluff for Salmon.

Mitchell River: Bream are out and about from Eagle Point and up to the backwaters and Eastwood Bridge. Bet results using prawn, spider crab and worm. Some Flathead are sitting on the bottom of the river, taking worm and prawn.

Tambo River: From the highway bridge jetty and all the way down to the river mouth for good Bream. Bait of choice being shrimp, worm and black crab.

Nicholson: The cliffs, car bodies, little cliffs and around the 2nd fence for good sized Bream, biting on spider crab.

Metung: Shaving Point, Bancroft Bay up to Nungurner Jetty area for those with boats for Whiting, Bream and Trevally. Best results on worm and prawn.

Paynesville: In the straits and town jetties for Bream, Flathead and Luderick. Best results using live prawn. Surf beach is producing Salmon on pilchard and poppers.

Hollands Landing: Lake Wellington up to the straits into Lake Victoria and up to Tom’s Creek, for Bream. Bait of choice being peeled prawn.

Marlo: Fishing has improved throughout the river system. Bream, Luderick, Mullet and Perch are around the structures. Flathead are at sand flats and down to French’s Narrows. Best bait being worm, prawn and lures. Surf for Salmon and Tailor, on pilchard and poppers, also try lures. Offshore for Flathead and “Gummies”, on squid and pilchard.

Tamboon Inlet: Peach Tree Creek, Fisherman’s Landing and from Mud Island down to the Old Man Point, including the rock groynes for Bream, Flathead and Luderick. Best bait being worm, prawn and shrimp. Surf for Salmon and Tailor, taking pilchards and poppers.

Bemm River: Bream and Flathead are in the river and lake. Best bait being sand worm and prawn. Mullet are in the channel taking worm. The entrance is still open. Try surf for Salmon and Tailor on pilchards and poppers.

Mallacoota: Offshore for “Gummies”, biting on salmon fillets. Flathead are in the Bottom Lake taking blue bait, pilchards and lures. Main wharf for Luderick on local weed. Bream are in the bottom, but best results are in the Top lake with bass yabbies as preferred bait.

Omeo High Country: Best spots to try are Bundara, Livingstone Creek, Cobunga River, Angler’s Rest and the Mitta Mitta River. Using celta’s, floating worm and wobblers. Tassie Devil lure can be tried at early morning or at dusk.

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

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