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Weekly Fishing Report

Lakes Entrance Fishing Report

Lakes Entrance: The footbridge early morning for Trevally biting on blue bait. Mullet are about the town jetties taking worm. Try the surf for Salmon. Offshore at Six Mile Reef for “Pinkies”. Pipeline for good Snapper and closer to shore for “Gummies”. Best bait being pilchard and squid.

Lake Tyers: From Devil’s Hole and up towards Nowa Nowa are the best spots for Flathead striking hard body lures, soft plastics and prawn. Bream and Tailor preferring deeper water around the 5 metre mark using prawn as best choice.

Mitchell River: From the barrier and heading towards the river mouth for Bream on cut crab, worm, soft plastics and hard body diving lures. Try the high bridge and backwaters for Perch on hard bodied diving lures.

Tambo River: Best spots currently are Rough Road and Sardine Flats using shrimp and worm.

Nicholson: Around the car bodies, cliffs and the Strait Six for the best spots for Bream. Best bait being prawn, shrimp and worm. There may be the “odd” Flathead about.

Metung: In the bay and the around the jetties for Whiting using pippi and shrimp for best results. Bream are to be found around the Tambo River mouth biting on prawn using the prawn head as well.

Paynesville: Progress jetty is still producing Flathead with prawn as preferred bait.

Hollands Landing: Whiting are around sand edges biting on pippi and worm. Some Bream in the lake. Flathead striking soft plastics in the shallows in Lake Victoria. Surf has been a bit windy but slowly calming down.

Marlo: Lake Corringle for Bream biting on worm. Luderick are about biting on worm. Salmon and Tailor cruising French’s Narrows taking lures. Surf for Salmon and Tailor. Offshore for Flathead, “Gummies” and Snapper.

Bemm River: Water levels rising in the lake. Bream are about, taking worm and local prawn. The channel is producing Tailor smashing p metal lures.

Tamboon Inlet: Furnell Landing and the river mouth for Bream taking worm and prawn. Flathead are about old man point, the camp site and shallow lagoon taking prawn and lures.

Mallacoota: Gipsy Point and the Top Lake for Flathead and Bream biting on yabbies and prawn. The Bottom Lake is also worth a look for Bream and Flathead.

Omeo High Country: Anglers Rest, Bundara and the Mitta Mitta Rivers for Trout, also give Cobungra a try. Best baits being worm, hopper and lures.

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


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