Report 18/2/16

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Report 18/2/16

Post by Nicole Penfold » Thu Feb 18, 2016 11:57 am

Lakes Entrance
Windy conditions have deterred anglers, however the determined ones have caught salmon, flathead and the odd king george whiting between Nungurner Jetty and Nyerimilang Park. Sandworm and local prawn have been best bait. Some trevally and mullet have been landed off Bullock Island Jetty.

Lake Tyers
Fishing has been consistent with good size flathead taken from Blacksnake Bight to Trident Arm using soft plastics and local prawn. Bream are biting around Long Point and Pile Bay. Try peeled prawn and sandworm.

Mitchell River
Bream are active around Grassy Banks with sandworm taking fish. Bass have been landed around Lindenow using hard bodied lures.

Tambo River
Anglers have bagged out on bream around the mouth of the river. Sandworm and peeled prawn have accounted for most fish.

Nicholson
Many small bream are about but some larger ones are around the cliffs area. Shrimp and sandworm are catching fish.

Metung
Most fish are being caught in Bancroft Bay. Flathead, bream and king george whiting are taking local prawn and sandworm.

Paynesville
The wharf is good for bream using sandworm and mussel. Tailor is striking trolled silver lures in Duck Bay.

Holland’s Landing
The Wood Pile area is producing bream to 40cm on sandworm, whitebait and prawn.

Marlo
Estuary perch are biting around snags in the Snowy River with live prawn being best bait. Bream, luderick, trevally and mullet are cruising in the estuary. Prawn, spider crab and sandworm are getting good results. The beach has salmon and tailor, with gummies and flathead off shore.

Bemm River
Plenty of bait prawn are about and are preferred bait for flathead and bream in the lake. The channel has trevally and tailor chasing hard bodied lures.

Tamboon Inlet
The jetty at Furnell Landing is producing good fishing with flathead, bream and luderick taking sandworm and soft plastics.

Mallacoota
Both lakes are providing plenty of bream on yabbies, prawn and plastics. Fisherman’s Jetty is good for luderick on weed. The narrows have large flathead partial to live poddies. The surf has salmon and tailor striking poppers and pilchard.

Omeo High Country
Plenty of small trout are in the Mitta Mitta and Livingstone Rivers. Patience using worm and hoppers will get bigger fish.

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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