Report 23/10/15

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Report 23/10/15

Post by Nicole Penfold » Fri Oct 23, 2015 10:30 am

Lakes Entrance: 4.00pm around the town jetties are producing a mixed bag of fish including Trevally up to 1kg and Mullet. King George Whiting are still around Nungurner Jetty area and the Barrier Jetty, taking live sand worm. Offshore, for Pinkies, and Rubber Lipped Morwong. There are plenty of good sized “Gummies” in close to the beach, especially on a full moon. Best bait pilchards and squid.

Lake Tyers: From the island and power lines heading up to Nowa Nowa and around the caravan park for Bream taking prawn. With all the rain it will bring the fish back down past Cameron and towards Trident Arm. Some Flathead around the shallows. Surf has Salmon at the Bluff, taking pilchard and poppers. Also give lures a go.

Mitchell River: From around 3.30pm towards the Grassy Bank, “The Cut” and “Two Bells” are producing Bream. Bait of choice being spider crab and prawn. Highway bridge for Perch on plastics and hard body lures.

Tambo River: From the mouth of the river, Clues Bluff, along the rough road and up to Sardine Flats for Bream. Bait of choice being sand worm and shrimp.

Nicholson: From Thumb Point towards the swimming hole, up to the railway bridge for Bream. Preferred bait being peeled prawn and worm.

Metung: Nungurner Jetty and Bell Point area, have King George Whiting taking worm. Try Bancroft Bay, Boxes Creek and the rock wall at Metung for Bream, Trevally and Mullet.

Paynesville: Try local town jetties, boat ramps, the Straits and into Lake King for Bream and Mullet taking worm and prawn. Plenty of school prawns are about. Surf beach is producing Salmon, Trevally and Tailor on pilchard and popper. “Gummies” on fish fillet and squid on full moon.

Holland’s Landing: Storm and Cameron Point for Bream and Mullet. Jones Bay, Griffin Point and Seacombe Landing for Mulloway at night on tailor and mullet fillets.

Marlo: Fishing has been good from the highway bridge down toward the Narrow’s. Plenty of Mullet, Bream, Perch, Salmon and Tailor, biting on sandworm and crab. Surf for Salmon and Tailor. Offshore for Shark and Flathead. With the rain we had on Wednesday, the fish will be moving down stream towards the mouth.

Bemm River: The river and the lake are fishing well, with Bream taking prawn. Flathead in the shallows, taking vibes and soft plastics. Salmon are at the surf beach with best results using poppers and pilchard. The entrance is still open.

Tamboon Inlet: Pelican, Old Man Points and down to the shallow lagoon for Bream, Flathead and Mullet on prawn and worm. Rock groynes for Luderick as well. Surf for Salmon on pilchard and poppers.

Mallacoota: Offshore for King Fish taking lures. Surf beach for Salmon taking laser lures. Fisheries jetty have Luderick on local weed. Flathead are cruising around Rabbit Island, taking paddle tail soft plastics. The Top Lake for Bream on bass yabbies.

Omeo High Country: The Mitta Mitta and Victoria Rivers have nice sized trout around 1kg. Best results using worm and grubs. With the recent rains also try lures. Some fish have been taking flying ants and insects as well. Try “Insect Patience” when fly fishing.

Report compiled by Lakes Entrance Visitor Information Centre. For information for your holiday conference or event, freecall 1800 637 060, email lakesvic@egipps.vic.gov.au or visit www.discovereastgippsland.com.au. Both the Lakes Entrance and Bairnsdale Visitor Information Centres supply Recreational Fishing Licenses.

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