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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

Jan08

Fishing Report January 8, 2015

Gippsland Lakes Fishing Report - January 8, 2015

Lakes Entrance: Good size Salmon, Trevally and Flathead are being caught in Hopetoun and Reeve Channels. Best bait is prawn, squid and pilchard. Fishing has been best during high tide.

Lake Tyers: Large Flathead are biting in Blackfellows Arm, around the Channel Markers and the “Glasshouse”. Be aware that fish over 55cm need to be released. Plenty of Bream have also been landed, using prawn, pilchard and soft plastics.

Mitchell River: Bream to 40cm have been taken in the backwater and as far as Wyung Bridge. Local prawn is best bait. Flathead are striking soft plastics, around the “Cut” area.

Tambo River:The mouth of the River is producing Bream, on prawn and bluebait.

Nicholson: Bream to 35cm are being caught between the Railway Bridge and “Tyres” bend. A few Flathead have been landed on soft plastics.

Metung: Bancroft Bay has been fishing well with Bream and Flathead biting on prawn and sandworm.

Paynesville: Trolling for Tailor is productive in Newlands Arm. King George Whiting are in the Strait and off the jetties on Raymond Island. Try peeled prawn.

Hollands Landing: Bream and Flathead are prevalent around Tom’s Creek. Spider crab and prawn are catching fish after sunset.

Marlo: The rock groynes is still the best spot for Luderick. Estuary Perch, Bream and Mullet are being taken off the platforms on the Snowy River. King Fish and Flathead are available offshore.

Tamboon Inlet: Bream and Flathead are biting between Aeroplane and Peters Rocks. Soft plastics and prawn are catching fish.

Bemm River: Flathead are cruising in the Channel and taking soft plastics. Good size Bream are in the Lake.

Mallacoota: Salmon, Trevally and Luderick are “on the go” around the Bastion Point Boat Ramp. The Bottom Lake is good for Tailor, Bream and Flathead, using plastics and yabbies.

Omeo High Country: The Mitta Mitta River is down and patience is required to catch Trout and Macquarie Perch. However, expected rain will improve fishing.

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

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