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Fishing Report


Weekly Fishing Report March 12

Lakes Entrance Fishing Report

Lakes Entrance: Kingfish are around the Myer Street Jetty taking soft plastics. Flathead are about the Cunninghame Arm also on soft plastics. The town jetties, Fraser Island and the Barrier for whiting on pipi. Offshore,marlin are around the rigs. Six Mile Reef and the Pipeline for flatties and Gummies.

Lake Tyers: The Glass House and the channelmarkers have good snapper.There is plenty of bream and flathead about taking all baits presented to them.

Mitchell River: Best spot for bream is downstream towards The Cut and heading to the river mouth, plus towards Eagle Point Bay. Best results for bait are spider crab, prawn and shell. .

Tambo River: Best spot for bream is the river mouth with soft plastics and a drifting bait of live shrimp.

Nicholson: Bream are out and about in front of the Caravan Park with best results on drifting live shrimp.

Metung: The backbeachjetty and towards Kings Cove Marina for flathead,using soft plastics and prawn for best results.

Paynesville: The Yacht Club Jetty has kingfish on prawn and live baits. The Strait for tailor and whiting with pipi,hard body lures for tailor.

Hollands Landing: Hollands Landing and Tom’s Creek for flathead and bream, best results on brown and green soft plastics and fresh prawn.

Marlo: The estuaries for bream and flathead on prawn. Surf beach for salmon and tailor on pilchards and poppers. Offshore for flathead, gummy shark, pinkies and there are still prawns to be had.

Bemm River: Entrance is still closed, bream in the lake and river taking worm and prawn. The channel for tailor and flathead with soft plastics for best results.

Tamboon Inlet: The Western Bay for bream taking prawn. Peters Rock for tailor on pilchards and blue bait. Surf beach for gummies and salmon, best bait is pilchards and squid .

Mallacoota: Fishing is good with the top and bottom lakes producing plenty of bream, flathead and trevally. The surf for salmon and tailor on pilchards and poppers. Best baits for bream and flatties are prawn, yabbies, worm, soft plastics and lures.

Omeo High Country: Brown trout at Anglers Rest on lures, worm and fly patterns. All rivers are running well with fresh water coming with the rain.


For Crabbing information, please visit our Crabbing in Lakes Entrance page here. There is info on where to go Crabbing, how to setup your Crabbing Net and the do's and dont's of Crabbing.

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


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