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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 November 28

Gippsland Lakes Fishing Report - November 28, 2014

Lakes Entrance: Salmon, Blue Throated Wrasse and Leatherjacket have been caught in Reeve and Rigby Channels, using pilchard and prawn. The footbridge is still good for Trevally on bluebait.

Lake Tyers: King George Whiting have been landed at No. 2 Jetty on sandworm, after dark. Bream and Flathead are still “on the go”, around the channel markers. Soft plastics and prawn are best bait. One angler was lucky enough to catch a Luderick over 2kg, on sandworm.

Mitchell River: Bream and Flathead are active around the bluff and mouth. Soft plastics and prawn are catching fish.

Tambo River:The mouth of the river is still producing plenty of Bream, using sandworm and prawn.

Nicholson: Bream are still in deep water opposite the caravan park. Peeled prawn and shrimp are resulting in fish.

Metung: Shaving Point has been a good spot for Bream on prawn and sandworm. “Pinkies”, Trevally and Bream have been taken off the boardwalk.

Paynesville: The Strait and jetties have Bream and the “odd” Luderick, biting on bread and sandworm. Plenty of Salmon are striking silver lures off the surf.

Hollands Landing: The woodpile area has large Bream after sunset. Try peeled prawn and shrimp.

Marlo: Both rivers are fishing well, with Estuary Perch feeding on live prawn and hard bodied lures. Luderick, Bream and Flathead have been landed on soft plastics and sandworm. Offshore, “Gummies” and Flathead are taking eel and squid. The surf has Salmon and Tailor.

Tamboon Inlet: Flathead and Bream are cruising around mud point, with soft plastics and prawn getting good results.

Bemm River: The lake is producing Bream, Flathead and the “odd” Luderick. Best bait is sandworm, prawn and soft plastics. “Gummies” have been taken off the surf.

Mallacoota: Bream to 1.4kg have been caught in both lakes on sandworm and bass yabbies. Warmer water has made Flathead more prevalent, with soft plastics catching fish. Flathead and “Gummies” are offshore.

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

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