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Fishing Report (Currently suspended during Covid19 Lockdown)
Check out the latest Gippsland Lakes Fishing Report, compiled by Lakes Entrance Visitor Information Centre, just click any of our fish or
prawn images below. Remember that unless specifically exempt, anglers are required to hold a recreational fishing licence.
You can purchase a licence from the Coastcare Pharmacy at Paynesville or the Bairnsdale Visitor Information Centre.
More information about exemptions, where to buy licences and catch limits is available from Fisheries Victoria.
Flathead, mullet and garfish
Lakes Entrance
Ferryman’s and Myer Street Jetties for Trevally biting on white bait. Up past the footbridge towards the golf club for King Fish. North Arm for Garfish on worm. Bunga Beach for Salmon. Offshore at Six Mile Reef for “Pinkies” on squid and pilchard. Blue Fin and Big Eye Tuna are out wide with squid as preferred bait.
Lake Tyers
Up past the island and heading up the Nowa Nowa Arm for Bream taking prawn. Also try Long Point and Crystal Bay for Bream. Some Flathead are about taking prawn. For the brave, good size Bream are being caught at night around 7pm - 11pm on prawn.
Mitchell River
Eastwood and back waters for Tailor from “the cut” up passed grassy banks to Shadoof Lodge for Bream on spider crab and small pieces of prawn.
Tambo River
The Cliffs are producing Tailor and Flathead, taking prawn. Bream are a bit quiet at the moment.
Both the Highway and Railway bridges are best spots for Bream taking prawn as preferred bait.
Best spot for fishing at the moment is at the Nungurner jetty area for Perch taking vibes and lures.
Bream are in the northern end of The Strait, best bait being worm. Plenty of Mullet about also taking worm as preferred bait. Tailor are also about, trolling with lures for best results.
Holland's Landing
The best spots for Bream and Mullet are “the wood pile”, The Straits and Tom’s Creek. For best results use worm, prawn, cut pilchards and white bait.