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.
Lakes Entrance: Big Snapper have been landed offshore, on pilchard. The footbridge is producing Trevally on prawn. Eastern Beach and Hopetoun Channel have Salmon taking poppers and pilchard. A few Leatherjacket are around the Entrance.
Lake Tyers: Bream and Flathead have been caught throughout the Lake and in Nowa Nowa Arm, using prawn and soft plastics. High tide is still the best time to fish. Some Tailor are striking silver lures.
Mitchell River: The Cut and Backwater is good for Bream and the “odd” Flathead, on spider crab, prawn and soft plastics.
Tambo River:Fishermen have been “bagging out” on Bream around the mouth, using local prawn and sandworm.
Nicholson: Bream are biting between the two bridges, however, quite a few have been undersize. Prawn is best bait.
Metung: The Boardwalk has produced Bream on peeled prawn. The Nungurner Jetty has been good for King George Whiting.
Paynesville: Tailor and Bream are around Raymond Island, with silver lures and prawn taking fish. Leatherjacket, Mullet and Luderick are still available off the jetties.
Hollands Landing: Flathead and Bream are cruising around Medusa Point. Sandworm and shrimp are best bait.
Marlo: Bream up to 51cm have been landed in the Snowy River, off the platforms. Estuary Perch are taking live prawn, with Luderick taking weed. Some “Gummies”, Flathead and Salmon can be had off the surf.
Tamboon Inlet: The “Camp Site” area has good size Bream “on the chew”, using pippi, sandworm and prawn.
Bemm River: Flathead and Bream are in the Channel. Sandworm, prawn and soft plastics are catching fish.
Mallacoota: Large Flathead are in both Lakes, with bass yabbies, poddy mullet and soft plastics resulting in fish. Bream are in the Bottom Lake. Peeled prawn is best bait. A few Tailor have also been caught.
Fishing report brought to you courtesy of the Lakes Entrance Visitor Information Centre.