Report 13/5/16

Lakes Entrance Visitor Information Centre
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Report 13/5/16

Post by Nicole Penfold » Fri May 13, 2016 3:48 pm

Lakes Entrance
Early mornings are producing trevally at the town jetties, best results on small pieces of blue bait and prawn. Try Hopetoun Channel and Barrier Landing for whiting on worm and pippies. Off shore has been very windy if you can get out.

Lake Tyers
Bream are about the islands and up to Cameron’s Arm. Best time is mid afternoon. Bait of choice being prawn and hard bodied lures. Long Point in the shallows and Burnt Bridge for flathead on prawn and bright green lures. Early morning for tailor taking white bait from No 2 boat ramp to the beach.

Mitchell River
Perch at the highway bridge, bait of choice being soft plastics and hard bodied lures. Bream at grassy banks and the backwater taking prawn and spider crab.

Tambo River
Try the Cliffs for flathead taking prawn. Rough road and to the power lines have bream taking local prawn. Try the river mouth for good bream, use No 2 hook with small sinker and prawn.

Nicholson
The river mouth, car bodies and tyres are the best spots for bream at the moment with spider crab as preferred bait.

Metung
The boardwalk has whiting and trevally. Best results using a small float with small pieces of white bait or prawn.

Paynesville
Try the King Street boat ramp foe luderick on local weed. There is still plenty of king prawns about. The water levels are high in the system.

Holland’s Landing
The wood pile, Jones Bay and Blonde Bay for bream, mullet and flathead. Best results using shell peeled prawn and worm.

Marlo
Bream, luderick and mullet are everywhere in the river system. Try using local shell, worm and black crab. The surf has salmon and tailor on silver lures. Off shore for gummies, and flathead on squid and pilchards.

Bemm River
The lake and channel have bream taking local prawn and crab. Tailor are out and about taking metal lures and soft plastics. The entrance is still closed.

Tamboon Inlet
Old man point, the camp site and around the islands for luderick, perch and bream taking plastic lures and local prawn.

Mallacoota
Off shore for flathead and gummies on pilchards and fish fillets. Bream are in both lakes. Good size luderick at the fisheries wharf on local weed. The narrows for flathead on live bait. Salmon and tailor are taking lures.

Omeo High Country
Bairnsdale Fishing Club had good catches of trout in the Mitta Mitta on catch and release. The other rivers are worth a try.

Both the Lakes Entrance and Bairnsdale Visitor Information Centres are Agents for Issuing Recreational Fishing Licenses.

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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