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.
Lakes Entrance: Flathead and Tailor are biting in Reeve Channel, opposite Nyerimilang Park, on pilchard and squid. Bullock Island has Salmon striking silver lures. Cunningham Arm is still good for Trevally.
Lake Tyers: Flathead are still being caught around the edges of the lake, especially where the banks drop off. Soft plastics and bait are picking up fish. Bream are in both arms, with Long Point producing some large ones. No. 2 jetty has some squid around at night.
Mitchell River: Bream are active around Shadoof Lodge, using local prawn and spider crabs. The highway bridge has Estuary Perch taking diving lures at dusk.
Tambo River:Good size Bream have been landed around the poplars area, on prawn and shrimp.
Nicholson: The best spot for Bream has been between the tyres and car bodies. Sandworm and prawn are best bait.
Metung: Tailor and Bream are biting off the jetties using prawn, whitebait and hard bodied lures.
Paynesville: The wharf has plenty of Bream being caught on bread and sandworm. King George Whiting are around the yacht club and Flathead in the canals. Try prawn and pippi.
Hollands Landing: The mouth of the strait into Lake Victoria is still good for Bream and Flathead. Soft plastics and prawn are taking fish.
Marlo: Fishing has been excellent in the Estuary, with a recent “comp” resulting in good bags of Bream, Mullet, Flathead and Estuary Perch. Luderick are around the Rock Groyne. Both rivers are also fishing well.
Tamboon Inlet: The campsite area is providing some good sport with Flathead and Bream being landed on soft plastics and prawn.
Bemm River: The channel is still good for Tailor and Trevally on lures. The lake has good size Bream and Flathead, taking local prawn.
Mallacoota: The Narrows is producing Flathead and Estuary Perch on “poddy” Mullet and plastics. Luderick and Trevally are prevalent around the breakwaters. Angers have been ‘bagging out’ on Bream in the Bottom Lake, using yabbies and local prawn.
Omeo High Country: The Gibbo and Mitta Mitta Rivers have Trout rising to flies and “hoppers”, in the evening.
Fishing report brought to you courtesy of the Lakes Entrance Visitor Information Centre.