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Fishing Report


Weekly Fishing Report, July 30, 2015

Gippsland Lakes Fishing Report

Lakes Entrance: The Post Office Jetty has mullet, trevally and tailor, preferred bait being pilchards. Kalimna Jetty and up to the point for luderick which are taking local weed. The rock wall has leather jacket taking squid and pippies. Offshore at six mile reef and the pipeline for pinkies and gummies taking pilchards and squid. Try the surf beach for salmon on pilchards and poppers.

Lake Tyers: Water levels are high. Trident Arm and up to devils hole has bream taking local prawn, look for snags and structures for best results. Long point and Blackfellow Arm has the odd luderick.

Mitchell River: The barrier and down to Eagle Point into the river mouth for bream on cut crab, spider and plastics. The Highway Bridge has perch, best bait being soft plastics.

Tambo River: From the boat ramp and down 400 metres for nice bream. Try the river mouth mid morning for best results. Bait of choice being prawn and worm.

Nicholson: The river has dirty water on top but clean below the surface as a result bream up to 1kg are at the jetty. Also try from the power lines and up to the car bodies. Bait of choice is worm.

Metung: Trolling for salmon and tailor in Bancroft Bay and Mosquito Point using lures, Chinaman’s Creek in the shallows at dusk and evening for best results. Best bait being spider crab, cut crab and live prawn.

Paynesville: Mullet are about at Fisherman’s Wharf and Progress Jetty taking peeled prawn using small hooks.

Hollands Landing: Mc Lennan Straits, Jones Bay and Toms Creek are the best spots for bream taking prawn.

Marlo: Bream are at the Marlo Jetty taking bass yabbies and frozen prawn. Frenches Narrows has bream and dusky flathead. Try soft plastics and lures. Salmon and tailor are on the in coming tide, try trolling with metal lures. The beach has salmon and tailor taking pilchard and silver lures. Off shore gummies and flathead are taking squid and blue bait.

Tamboon Inlet: From Aeroplane Rocks and down to Tamboon South for bream, mullet and luderick, try using worm and prawn. Mud point and the mouth of the river are also worth a try using soft plastics.

Bemm River: The entrance is still open and bream are about in the lake, best bait being worm. The surf has salmon on pilchards and poppers.

Mallacoota: Salmon are in the surf on blue bait and surf poppers. Try the entrance on the in coming tide using lures. Double Creek Arm has bream on prawn. Flathead are taking metal lures. The new boat ramp has luderick taking local weed.

Omeo High Country: It is now a “closed season” until 1st Saturday in September, 2015.

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

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