Fishing Report

Fishing Report

Gippsland Lakes Fishing Report

Lakes Entrance: Rigby Island and Reeve Channel are producing some large Flathead, Salmon and a few King George Whiting. Trevally are still around the jetties. Prawn and pilchard are best bait.

Lake Tyers: Flathead are active throughout the lake, with soft plastics picking up fish. Bream have been caught in the evening, around the “Glasshouse” and No. 2 jetty, using pilchard, prawn and “glassies”. Trident Arm has good size Tailor.

Mitchell River: Estuary Perch are still biting around the highway bridge, on green plastics. Bream have been landed from Shadoof Lodge to Eagle Point on spider crab and peeled prawn.

Tambo River: Howletts Flat has good size Bream, taking prawn and hard bodied lures.

Nicholson: The jetties and both bridges are good for Bream although only a few have been size. Try sandworm and prawn.

Metung: The jetty and Shaving Point have Bream and King George Whiting being landed on pippi and prawn.

Paynesville: Bream are around the jetties, with Flathead and a few King George Whiting in the canals. Sandworm, soft plastics and prawn are catching fish.

Hollands Landing: Bull Point has good size Flathead and Bream being taken on soft plastics, whitebait and prawn.

Marlo: Estuary Perch are biting around snags, using live prawn and hard bodied lures. Bream, Luderick and Flathead have been caught in the Snowy River, as far as Orbost. The beach has Tailor and Salmon, with “Gummies”, King Fish and Flathead, offshore.

Tamboon Inlet: Some good size Bream were taken during the recent fishing “comp”. Shrimp and prawns were best bait.

Bemm River: Salmon up to 2kg are being landed off the surf, on pilchard and poppers. Plenty of Bream are in the lake, with Flathead around the shoreline. Peeled prawn and hard bodied lures are producing fish.

Mallacoota: Both lakes are fishing well. With Flathead and Bream providing plenty of sport. Local prawn and yabbies took most fish. Luderick are around the wharf. Estuary Perch are still in the narrows.

Omeo High Country: Recent rain has improved water levels, with Trout pouncing on scrubworm and yabbies.

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