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East Gippsland Fishing Report - Thursday 15th February 2024

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Thursday 15th February 2024

Lakes Entrance 

Along the rock wall for leatherjacket, using pipis. On the incoming tide for tailor, which are heading up towards Metung and around the islands, chasing metal lures. Surf beaches have salmon and tailor, offshore at the Pipeline has snapper, flathead, gummies, and the odd Striped marlin.

Lake Tyers

Mill Point and Fisherman’s Landing has garfish, some King Fish are also about. Over at the surf beach for tailor and salmon.

Mitchell River

The Cut on the Mitchell River as it enters Lake King is a prime spot to catch bream, perch and the odd mullet, also try Eagle Point using softshell, cut crab and plastics.

Tambo River

For bream give The Cliffs, Burns Flat down to Punt House Point all the way to the river mouth and The Snags a go with local prawn, shrimp, glassy’s and lures.

Nicholson

Club day was a big success. Bream, mullet and perch are about, best results on local or drifting prawn and soft plastics.

Metung

Tailor are around Chinamans Creek, Shaving Point and into Lake King, preferred baits being soft plastics, local prawn, worm and softshell.

Paynesville

Town jetties and Newlands Arm for bream, Sunset Flats on the lake has tailor taking silver lures. Wollaston Bay for whiting on pipis, mussels and worm.

Holland's Landing

Whiting may be found around Blonde Bay; bream are in the Straits.

Marlo

Bream are around the islands and the odd perch taking local prawn. Salmon and tailor are being landed on the incoming tide chasing metal lures.

Bemm River

The entrance is still closed. In the lake and channel for flathead and bream, biting on local prawn and soft plastics.

Tamboon Inlet

Salmon and tailor can be found at Pelican Point. Best bait for flathead is pilchards and the entrance is open.

Mallacoota

Best spots for flathead and bream are around the top and bottom lakes and Harrisons Channel using soft plastics and local prawn. Offshore has a mixed bag.

Omeo High Country

Fishing has returned to normal, for best results use dry fly, patterns, spinners, wobblers and drifting baits.

 

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