Gippsland Lakes Fishing Report - December 12, 2014
Plenty of Salmon are biting around Rigby Island and the Barrier Landing, on pilchard, prawn and metal lures.
Trevally are still active in the Cunninghame Arm, and large Snapper offshore.
Lake Tyers: Big Tailor have been landed trolling silver lures, under the power lines. Also using
bait around No.2 Jetty at night.
Flathead and Bream are throughout the Lake, with prawn, sandworm and soft plastics picking up fish.
Mitchell River: Estuary Perch are still being caught downstream from the Highway Bridge, using
hard bodied lures.
Due to rain, Bream have moved down to Grassy Banks and The Bluff.
Tambo River:The water is muddy and Bream are mainly around the mouth. Try sandworm and peeled
Nicholson: Murky water prevails, but Bream are around Thumb Point. Prawn, sandworm and shrimp are
Metung: King George Whiting and Bream have been taken between Shaving Point and Lake King Jetty.
Sandworm is catching fish.
Paynesville: The Jetties are producing Bream on sandworm, with a few Luderick and Mullet also
biting. Tailor are around Montague Point.
Hollands Landing: Griffin Point is the spot for Flathead, Bream and Mullet. Whitebait, prawn and
sandworm are getting results.
Marlo: The Snowy River has experienced flooding, so fishing has been restricted. However the
Backwater will provide keen fishermen with Bream, Estuary Perch and Luderick.
Offshore, “Gummies” and Snapper are active.
Tamboon Inlet: The Peters Rock area has Bream, Mullet and some Tailor cruising around.
Soft plastics, sandworm and prawn are best bait.
Bemm River: The Entrance is still open with good size Bream and Flathead throughout the lake.
Local prawn and “vibes” are worth trying.
Mallacoota: Solid rain has caused Bream and Tailor to move into the Bottom Lake.
Fish can still be caught using metal lures, sandworm and peeled prawn.
The surf is good for Salmon on silver lures.
Fishing report brought to you courtesy of the Lakes Entrance Visitor Information Centre.