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East Gippsland Fishing Report - Thursday 10th November 2022


Thursday 10th November 2022

Lakes Entrance 

Whiting can be found at the Footbridge, around the Islands, Kalimna Jetty and up to Nungurner. The Footbridge is also producing a decent mixed bag. Surf beach for tailor, salmon and gummies. Offshore at Six Mile Reef and The Pipeline for snapper and gummies.

Lake Tyers

Water temp is at 22⁰ to 24⁰ degrees and lake levels are around 1.7 metres. Flathead are around the shallow banks in both arms. Salmon around 60cms are being caught in the lake chasing plastics. The banks for bream on local prawn, some perch are also about.

Mitchell River

Best spots for bream are at Eagle Point, the river mouth and the Grassy Banks taking spider crab, soft shell and prawn.

Tambo River

From Howlett’s Flat, Punthouse Point and down to the river mouth for bream, biting on crab, local prawn and soft shell.


Bream are around the river mouth, best results using cut crab, soft shell and local prawn.


Shaving Point for whiting, the Boardwalk is producing a mixed bag and Nungurner Jetty has King George whiting.


Newlands Arm, Fisherman’s Club jetties and around the Mitchell River mouth chasing crab, soft shell, and spider crab.

Holland's Landing

The Straits, Bull Bay, and the mouth of Tom’s Creek are the best spots for bream and flathead, also try Griffin Point for flathead with prawn, white bait and cut pilchards.


Lake Corringle and the town jetties for bream on the usual baits. Surf beaches for salmon and tailor.

Bemm River

Bream are in the river and lake biting on local prawn and soft plastics. In the channel for salmon and trevally with plastics and metal lures.

Tamboon Inlet

The lake for bream on shrimp and cut crab. Peter’s Rock on the incoming tide chasing silver lures, Egan’s Bank for flathead biting on blue bait.


The top and bottom lakes, Goodwin Sands and Rabbit Island are the best for bream and flathead. Surf beach for salmon and tailor.

Omeo High Country

All the rivers are producing good sized trout, preferred baits being floating earth worm, spinners and wobblers and fly patterns.


For the latest information on the current Algae situation and ‘do not eat shellfish’ advisory, please refer to the DELWP Water website: Blue-green algae advice changed across the Gippsland Lakes (water.vic.gov.au) and the DELWP Customer Service Centre on 136186. Compiled and transmitted by East Gippsland Visitor Information Centres. For information for your holiday, conference or event, contact us on 1800 637 060 or at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. www.visiteastgippsland.com.au/fishingreport Please note that both the Lakes Entrance and Bairnsdale Visitor Information Centres are Agents for Issuing Recreational Fishing Licenses.

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