Gippsland Lakes Fishing Report - January 16, 2015
Flathead are biting around the Highway Bridge and Fraser Island, using pilchard, prawn and squid.
Salmon and Trevally are still being caught on metal lures and bait.
Lakes Bunga Beach has Salmon to 1.5kg.
Lake Tyers: Good size Bream and Flathead are being landed between Trident and Cameron’s Arm, on
soft plastics, prawn and pilchard.
Trevally and Tailor have been taken around Mud Island during high tide.
Mitchell River: The Backwater is still producing Bream on local prawn. Some Flathead have been
caught around the mouth
Tambo River:Bream are active between Punthouse Point and the mouth. Local prawn is best bait.
Nicholson: Anglers fishing opposite the caravan park have been picking up Bream, on prawn and
Metung: Good size Bream have been landed from the Boardwalk, near the Yacht Club, using soft
The Lake King Jetty is good for Flathead on sandworm and prawn.
Paynesville: The Raymond Island Jetties are producing good size Bream and Tailor. Local prawn and
metal lures are catching fish. Duck Arm has Flathead cruising around.
Hollands Landing: Griffin Point has Flathead, Bream and Mullet biting on sandworm, whitebait and
Marlo: Windy conditions have left most fishermen at bay, however some keen souls are still
catching Estuary Perch, Luderick, Bream and Mullet in the Snowy River.
Best bait is local prawn, sandworm and soft plastics.
Tamboon Inlet: Mud Point is the best spot to pick up some good size Flathead on soft plastics and
Bemm River: The channel has Tailor, Flathead and Trevally taking soft plastics and bait. Bream are
still available in the lake on sandworm and prawn.
Mallacoota: Plenty of Bream and Flathead are mainly in the Bottom Lake, with yabbies and soft
plastics taking fish. Luderick are off the Breakwater. Big Kingfish and Flathead are offshore.
Omeo High Country: The Mitta Mitta has risen but Trout and Perch are allusive. Crickets,
grasshoppers and worms are producing some fish.
Fishing report brought to you courtesy of the Lakes Entrance Visitor Information Centre.