Gippsland Lakes Fishing Report - January 2, 2015
Flathead are biting in the Reeve Channel opposite Nyerimilang Park on soft plastics. Trevally are still being taken
off the town jetties and footbridge.
Offshore, large Snapper are available, using pilchard and squid.
Lake Tyers: Large Bream have been caught around snags in Gordon Bight, on prawn and hard bodied
lures. Flathead, Tailor and “Pinkies” are active around the channel markers during the turn of the tide.
Mitchell River: Estuary Perch have been landed between the highway bridge and butter factory,
using “squidgees”. Bream are around Shadoof Lodge.
Tambo River:Bream are prevalent around Marshall’s Flat. Prawn and whitebait are getting good
Nicholson: Quite a few undersize Bream are being caught but larger fish can be had downstream from
the jetty. Try peeled prawn and shrimp.
Metung: The jetty is producing Bream on local prawn. King George Whiting are biting off the Lake
Paynesville: Tailor are still being caught on trolled metal lures. Luderick and Bream have been
landed off the jetties.
Hollands Landing: Flathead and Bream are cruising around Jones Bay. Whitebait and peeled prawn
are best bait.
Marlo: The fishing platforms and rock groynes are producing Luderick, Estuary Perch and Bream.
Sandworm and local prawn are catching fish.
Offshore, “Gummies”, King Fish and Flathead are being caught.
Tamboon Inlet: Bream and Flathead are around the camp site area. Soft plastics and prawn are
picking up fish.
Bemm River: Large Bream are biting in the lake, using prawn and sandworm. Tailor and Trevally are
in the channel.
Mallacoota: The wharf has good size Trevally striking metal lures. Luderick are around the new
boat ramp. Both lakes have Bream, Flathead and Sand Whiting “on the go” using soft plastics, yabbies and prawn.
Omeo High Country: The Mitta Mitta River has good size Brown Trout and Macquarie Perch, being
landed, on grasshoppers and metal lures.
Fishing report brought to you courtesy of the Lakes Entrance Visitor Information Centre.