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Weekly Fishing Report

Gippsland Lakes Fishing Report

Lakes Entrance: King George whiting and sand whiting are out and about from the Floating Dragon jetty, Bullock Island, Barrier Landing through to Nungurner Jetty. Best results on small pieces of fresh prawn. Offshore at 6 mile reef for snapper and gummies, watch out for the Pelican dredger which has arrived.

Lake Tyers: Burnt Bridge, Cherry tree and both arms of the system have good bream, trevally, flatties and tailor, also worth trying around the islands. Best results using prawn, pilchard and white bait.

Mitchell River: Eagle point backwaters and Eastwood bridge for bream. Best bait being prawn, spider crab and worm. Flathead are at the river mouth taking prawn and worm.

Tambo River: Punthouse Point, Three Gums and towards the Snags for bream using cure worm and prawn.

Nicholson: From the Highway Bridge and down towards Thumb Point for bream taking spider crab and worm.

Metung: Sand whiting and king george are around Nungurner Jetty, the islands and Reedy Bay. Best bait fresh prawn and worm. Try Shaving Point and shallow banks.

Paynesville: Mullet are in the strait taking worm. Bream are active around 6.00pm and onwards with best results using live prawn. Plenty of school prawn to be had.

Hollands Landing: Medusa Point and into Lake Victoria for good size bream around the 30cm mark, best bait prawn.

Marlo: Plenty of fish everywhere. The Brodribb River for perch and luderick, the groynes and Frenchs Narrows for flathead. Salmon and tailor on the incoming tide taking lures. Mullet are also very active. Best bait being black crab, worm and prawn. The surf has salmon and tailor. Off shore for gummies and flathead.

Tamboon Inlet: Cann River and down to Furnell Landing for luderick, bream, perch and flathead, best results on soft plastic lures and prawn. Try the surf for gummies, flathead and trevally using pilchards, blue bait and squid.

Bemm River: Bream are in the river and lake taking sand worm and peeled prawn. Flathead are in the lake taking worm, prawn and vibes. Trevally are in the channel on peeled prawn and plastics.

Mallacoota: Some good size bream are about in the top lake, Lyrebird Point, Sandy Point and Davis Point. Best results using bass yabbies and lures.

Omeo High Country: Fishing is a bit patchy but Cobungra, Gibbo and the Mitta Mitta have brown trout mainly on worm.

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

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