Gippsland Lakes Fishing Report -October 23, 2014
Bullock island and the Entrance are producing Salmon and Blue Throated Wrasse on metal lures, prawn and bluebait. The “odd” leatherjacket has also been caught.
School and a few King George Whiting are in deep water around Nungurner.
Lake Tyers: Large Flathead have been landed in Blackfellows and Toorloo Arm, on soft plastics. Bream are active between No.2 Jetty and the Channel Markers, with a few Trevally as well. Try peeled prawn and mussel.
Mitchell River: Bream are working their way up to the Highway Bridge and the Backwater, with prawn, shrimp and spider crab the best bait.
A few Estuary Perch are striking green diving lures.
Tambo River:The Lucerne Paddock area has Bream biting on prawn and sandworm.
Nicholson: The Highway Bridge to Pear Tree is the best spot for Bream, using sandworm and shrimp.
Metung: The jetties around the Hotel have Bream taking prawn and sandworm.
Paynesville: Bream up to 1.2Kg are being caught under the jetties on shrimp. Luderick are being landed on weed. Plenty of Salmon off the beach.
Hollands Landing: Schools of Bream and Mullet are around the “Wood Pile” area in the strait.
Best bait is sandworm, prawn and shrimp.
Marlo: An increase of fresh water in the Snowy River has slowed fishing. However Luderick, Mullet and Bream are being caught from the islands to the entrance. The surf is producing Salmon and Tailor on lures and pilchard.
Tamboon Inlet: Bream have moved up river to Duck Splash. Prawn and shrimp are taking fish.
Bemm River: The entrance is open but low tides have decreased water in the Lake. The channel is still good for Bream and Flathead, using sandworm and prawn.
Mallacoota: The Top Lake and Genoa River are good for Luderick, Bream, Trevally and a few Flathead.
Yabbies prawn and sandworm are getting good results.
The beach has Salmon being landed on bluebait and “poppers”.
Fishing report brought to you courtesy of the Lakes Entrance Visitor Information Centre.