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East Gippsland Fishing Report - Thursday 1st June 2023



Thursday 1st of June, 2023

Lakes Entrance 

Around the rock wall and heading towards Kalimna Jetty you will find luderick biting on weed. Trevally have been active at the Footbridge. Surf beaches have salmon and tailor, offshore for pinkies, flathead and gummies.

Lake Tyers

Bream around the 42cm mark are around the islands, nice sized perch are also biting around the Timber Banks. Water temp is sitting around 11⁰ at the moment.

Mitchell River

The Highway Bridge, Grassy Bank’s and The Cut, for bream and the odd tailor, using soft shell, spider crab, and soft plastics.

Tambo River

Best spots for bream are from The Cliff’s, Burns Flat, Clues Bluff and all the way down to The Snag’s and river mouth, biting on soft shell, prawn, cut crab and plastics.


Try the Poplars, between the 2 bridges, the Car Bodies, Swimming Hole and down to the river mouth for bream preferred baits being soft shell, cut crab, local prawn and plastics.


Bream can be found around the river mouth, along the boardwalk and into Chinamans Creek, chasing cut crab, soft shell, prawn and soft plastics.


Around the town jetties and structures for bream, using plastics, local prawn and soft shell.

Holland's Landing

The Woodpile, Hollands Landing, Tom’s Creek for bream, with the best times being around twilight and evening. Also try the Rock Groynes on the southern side of Lake Victoria.


Bream can be found in the rivers, best baits being local prawn, soft shell and plastics. Salmon and tailor are biting on the incoming tide.

Bemm River

Local prawn, soft plastics and metal lures are best for bream, salmon and tailor. Give the channel a try. Surf beaches are landing tailor and salmon.

Tamboon Inlet

Bream around the 42-48cm mark can be found in the river and in Western Bay, taking prawn and cut crab. Tailor are chasing metal lures.


Top lake for bream biting on prawn. Flathead can be found in the river’s and heading towards Cape Horn, taking local prawn.

Omeo High Country

All the rivers are still producing decent sized trout, chasing drifting baits, fly patents, spinners and wobblers. Please check the weather before going out.


For the latest information on any current Algae situation, please refer to the DEECA Water website: https://www.water.vic.gov.au/waterways-and-catchments/rivers-estuaries-andwaterways/blue-green-algae and the DEECA 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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