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With the relaxing of restrictions you can now come to Lakes Entrance to enjoy the outdoors, fresh air, pristine waterways and our Natural Wonderland.

The Golden Tag Fishing Competition has been reactivated by Fisheries Victoria, giving every recreational angler a chance to catch a Golden Tagged fish. Visit their website for more details and check our latest Fishing Report for the best spots.

Fishing Report


Fishing Report January 2, 2015

Gippsland Lakes Fishing Report - January 2, 2015

Lakes Entrance: Flathead are biting in the Reeve Channel opposite Nyerimilang Park on soft plastics. Trevally are still being taken off the town jetties and footbridge. Offshore, large Snapper are available, using pilchard and squid.

Lake Tyers: Large Bream have been caught around snags in Gordon Bight, on prawn and hard bodied lures. Flathead, Tailor and “Pinkies” are active around the channel markers during the turn of the tide.

Mitchell River: Estuary Perch have been landed between the highway bridge and butter factory, using “squidgees”. Bream are around Shadoof Lodge.

Tambo River:Bream are prevalent around Marshall’s Flat. Prawn and whitebait are getting good results.

Nicholson: Quite a few undersize Bream are being caught but larger fish can be had downstream from the jetty. Try peeled prawn and shrimp.

Metung: The jetty is producing Bream on local prawn. King George Whiting are biting off the Lake King jetty.

Paynesville: Tailor are still being caught on trolled metal lures. Luderick and Bream have been landed off the jetties.

Hollands Landing: Flathead and Bream are cruising around Jones Bay. Whitebait and peeled prawn are best bait.

Marlo: The fishing platforms and rock groynes are producing Luderick, Estuary Perch and Bream. Sandworm and local prawn are catching fish. Offshore, “Gummies”, King Fish and Flathead are being caught.

Tamboon Inlet: Bream and Flathead are around the camp site area. Soft plastics and prawn are picking up fish.

Bemm River: Large Bream are biting in the lake, using prawn and sandworm. Tailor and Trevally are in the channel.

Mallacoota: The wharf has good size Trevally striking metal lures. Luderick are around the new boat ramp. Both lakes have Bream, Flathead and Sand Whiting “on the go” using soft plastics, yabbies and prawn.

Omeo High Country: The Mitta Mitta River has good size Brown Trout and Macquarie Perch, being landed, on grasshoppers and metal lures.

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

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