Report 4/1/16

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Nicole Penfold
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Report 4/1/16

Post by Nicole Penfold » Mon Jan 04, 2016 8:33 am

Lakes Entrance Local jetties are producing Mullet, Bream and Trevally on sandworm and peeled prawn. Luderick are around rocks in North Arm. King George Whiting are being caught in weed beds around Fraser Island, using fresh peeled prawn.
Offshore, “Gummies” are “on the go”.

Lake Tyers
Good size Bream and Flathead are biting in Blackfellow’s Arm and through the lake. Peeled prawn and soft plastics are picking up fish. Some “Pinkies” and Tailor have been taken around the channel markers.

Mitchell River
Bream are active around Shadoof Lodge with sandworm, prawn and crab taking fish. Estuary Perch are striking hard bodied diving lures at the highway bridge.

Tambo River
Howletts Flat has Bream being landed on prawn and sandworm.

The cliff and car bodies are the best areas for Bream. Try shrimp and peeled prawn.

Bancroft Bay is still good for King George Whiting, using pippi and mussel. Shaving Point has some Bream and Trevally chasing hard bodied lures.

Trolled metal lures are picking up Tailor. The jetties have Bream and Luderick, with prawn and sandworm being best bait.

Holland’s Landing
Bream and Flathead are prevalent around Jones Bay. Whitebait and prawn are catching fish.

The fishing platforms on both rivers are producing Estuary Perch, Bream and Flathead. Best bait is prawn and sandworm. The rock groynes have Luderick.
Offshore, “Gummies” and Flathead are pouncing on squid and hard bodied lures.

Bemm River
Anglers are enjoying some good fishing with large Tailor and Trevally in the channel. The lake has Bream biting on local prawn and sandworm.
The surf has Salmon taking pilchard and “poppers”.

Tamboon Inlet
Flathead and Bream are cruising around the camp site area. Best bait is prawn and soft plastics.

The wharf has Trevally and Luderick waiting to be caught on metal lures and weed. Both lakes have Bream, Flathead and Sand Whiting. Yabbies, prawn and spider crab are producing fish.

Omeo High Country
The Gibbo River is good for Rainbow Trout on “Flies” and “hoppers”. The Mitta Mitta has Brown Trout taking similar bait.

Report compiled by Lakes Entrance Visitor Information Centre. For information for your holiday conference or event, freecall 1800 637 060, email or visit Both the Lakes Entrance and Bairnsdale Visitor Information Centres supply Recreational Fishing Licenses.

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