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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.

Fishing Report

Mar12

Fishing Report March 12, 2015

Gippsland Lakes Fishing Report

Lakes Entrance: Plenty of Sand and King George Whiting are being caught around the Kalimna Jetty. Trevally and Mullet can be had off the Post Office Jetty, using peeled prawn. Salmon and “Gummies” are taking squid, pilchard and bluebait off the surf.

Lake Tyers: Large Flathead are biting around Mill Point on soft plastics and prawn. Bream and a few Tailor are active under the power lines. Try pilchard and local prawn.

Mitchell River: Fishing has been slow, but Grassy Banks is producing Bream on prawn and crab. Some Flathead have been landed at the mouth on soft plastics.

Tambo River:From the mouth to Three Gums has been the best spot for Bream using prawn and shrimp.

Nicholson: Bream are cruising between Little Cliffs and the second fence. Sandworm and prawn are picking up fish.

Metung: The Boardwalk and Shaving point are good for King George Whiting and Flathead, on local prawn, sandworm and soft plastics.

Paynesville: The King Street Jetties have Luderick being taken on weed. Bream and Leatherjackets are available in Newlands Arm on sandworm and prawn.

Hollands Landing: Good size Bream have been landed around Medusa Point, on whitebait and peeled prawn.

Marlo: Water has cleared in the Snowy, but only around the first two platforms from the Estuary. The Brodribb River is fishing well, with Bream, Mullet and Estuary Perch being taken on live prawn, sandworm and hard bodied lures. Luderick are around the Rock Groynes, and Flathead in the sand flats.

Tamboon Inlet: The Peach Tree Creek area has Bream, Mullet and Tailor. Prawn and sandworm are best bait.

Bemm River: The Channel has Trevally and few Flathead biting on soft plastics and prawn. Plenty of Bream are in the Lake, with local prawn taking fish.

Mallacoota: Luderick are being caught off the Main Wharf on weed. Flathead, Bream, Trevally and Yellow Fin Whiting are prevalent in the Bottom Lake. Prawn, yabbies and diving lures are producing fish. Offshore, Marlin, Gummies and Flathead have been landed.

Omeo High Country: Dry conditions have made fishing patchy, but perseverance will produce Trout in the Mitta Mitta at dusk.

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

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