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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 December 19

Gippsland Lakes Fishing Report - December 19, 2014

Lakes Entrance: Some large flathead have been caught under the highway bridge using bleeding prawn lures. Salmon and blue throat wrasse are biting around the rock wall at the entrance. Trevally are still being taken off the footbridge.

Lake Tyers: Flathead are on the go during high tide in the channel around Trident Arm and the Glasshouse. Soft plastics and bait are getting good results. Some big bream have been landed around No.2 Jetty. The beach has plenty of salmon.

Mitchell River: Good size bream can be found around Eagle Point with vibes and soft plastics catching fish. Estuary perch are still active under the highway bridge, try greenish plastics.

Tambo River:Bream are mainly around the three gums and mouth area. Best bait is worm, prawn and sandworm.

Nicholson: The swimming hole area is producing bream on sandworm, prawn and soft plastics.

Metung: Bream, trevally and flathead have been taken off the boardwalk and the jetty near Chinamans Creek. Spider crab and local prawn are best bait.

Paynesville: Newlands Arm has tailor striking trolled metal lures with some “festive fish” taking “tinsel”lures. The jetties are good for a few luderick and skipjacks.

Hollands Landing: The strait near Medusa Point has good size mullet and bream biting on whitebait, prawn and sandworm.

Marlo: The Snowy River has settled with estuary perch, bream and luderick prevalent throughout the system. Local prawn, sandworm and hard bodied lures are producing fish. The surf has tailor and gummies.

Tamboon Inlet: Flathead and bream are around the mouth of the inlet. Soft plastics, prawn and sandworm are best bait.

Bemm River: Tailor and flathead are cruising in the channel with soft plastics and metal lures taking most fish. Bream have been caught on sandworm and peeled prawn.

Mallacoota: The water in both lakes is clearing with bream, tailor, flathead and yellow fin and whiting being caught. Soft plastics, yabbies, sandworm and prawn are worth trying. Gummies and flathead are offshore.

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

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