Report 20/5/16

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Report 20/5/16

Post by Nicole Penfold » Fri May 20, 2016 10:29 am

Lakes Entrance
Post Office jetty for Yellow Eyed Mullet and Tailor, best bait being sandworm. Barrier Landing and Rigby Island are good spots for Whiting, taking worm and pippi. Off shore, Pinkies are taking pilchard using drifting bait.

Lake Tyers
Tailor are still around No. 2 boat ramp at night, taking white bait. Bream are up past the islands, biting on prawn and lures. From Cameron’s Arm up to Nowa Nowa for Flathead. Late afternoon from Long Point and up to Burnt Bridge for Flathead taking prawn and lures.

Mitchell River
Shadoof Lodge, grassy banks and down to the river mouth for Bream taking prawn and crab. Also, try the back water and highway bridge for Perch on plastics and hard bodied lures.

Tambo River
42cm Bream are to be had from the boat ramp, rough road and down to Whelan’s around mid-afternoon. Bait of choice being prawn.

Good Flathead are about at the tyres and up to the car bodies. Best results on lures. Try between the two bridges for Bream, taking crab and prawn.

The Boardwalk and around the Yacht Club are the best spots for Bream and Flathead, taking prawn and worm. Mosquito Point and around Shaving Point area for Tailor and Trevally, using drifting blue bait for best results.

The Straits are the best spot for Bream on prawn. Bunga Arm for Leather Jackets, taking prawn. Banksia Peninsula and Duck Arm for Flathead. Best results are on prawn and drifting white bait.

Holland’s Landing
Down towards the wood pile for good Mullet, biting on worm. Tom’s Creek for Bream, taking prawn. Larger Bream prefer spider crab. Good Flathead are in Lake Wellington, taking worm and prawn.

Large schools of small Mullet are everywhere as well as Bream and Luderick. The surf for Salmon and Tailor on pilchard and popper. Prawns are still about the lake system. Offshore, for Flathead and Shark on squid and pilchard.

Bemm River
Nice Bream are to be had in the lake up around 1kg, taking prawn. Trolling for Tailor in the channel, use lures for best results. The surf for Salmon and Tailor on pilchard and popper. The entrance is still closed.

Tamboon Inlet
Furnell Landing and down to Fisherman’s Landing for Bream, Luderick and Estuary Perch. Best bait is soft plastics and imitation prawn. Try the surf beach for Salmon and Tailor.

The beaches for Salmon, taking pilchard. Bream are in the Bottom Lake taking prawn. Flathead are in the Narrow’s biting on pilchard. Luderick are at the main wharf taking local weed. Gipsy Point and in the Genoa River for Perch taking hard bodied lures.

Omeo High Country
Plenty of nice Trout are in the Mitta Mitta. Also give Angler’s Rest, Gibbo and Livingstone Rivers a try. Best results using hard bodied lures, silver or bronze.

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 or visit Both the Lakes Entrance and Bairnsdale Visitor Information Centres supply Recreational Fishing Licenses.

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