East Gippsland acknowledges the Gunaikurnai, Monero and the Bidawel people as the Traditional Custodians of the land that encompasses East Gippsland Shire. We pay our respects to all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people living in East Gippsland, their Elders past and present.

Inspiration for your next adventure around East Gippsland

East Gippsland Fishing Report - Thursday 24th August

 366699357 676604911165420 520706215249614490 n


Thursday 24th of August, 2023

Lakes Entrance 

There are still some luderick along the rock wall and Kalimna Jetty area. Surf beaches for salmon and tailor chasing silver lures. There are also some flathead about the shallow banks offshore.

Lake Tyers

Good bream around the 40cm mark are in the main lake and up to the islands. Best results on worm and plastics. Up near Nowa Nowa perch are to be found around the timber structures and banks.

Mitchell River

Best spots for bream are from the bluff, grassy banks and all the way up to the highway bridge with best results using soft shell, cut crab and prawn.

Tambo River

From Johnsonville boat ramp and heading down to Marshalls Flats, Three Gums and downstream to The Snags. Give Tambo Light and Swan Bay a go with best results using soft shell, cut crab, prawn, plastics and worm.


Best spot for bream is from the Two Bridges and heading upstream to the Strait Six. Best results are on cut crab, soft shell, plastics and worm.


There are flathead along the boardwalk taking prawn and soft plastics. Give Chinamans Creek and Box’s Creek a look as well.


Town jetties are best for bream, mullet and tailor chasing silver metal lures. Try Ocean Grange for salmon and tailor taking pilchards and poppers and metal lures.

Holland's Landing

Best spot for bream being McLennan Strait, The Woodpile and Holland’s Landing. Take a look at Jones Bay and Tom’s Creek too.


There is mullet in the Snowy and some luderick out and about the three islands. Salmon and tailor on incoming tide and surf beaches for salmon and tailor on usual baits.

Bemm River

The Entrance is still open. Bream are actually taking worm. Salmon are chasing metal lures in the channel and check out the surf beach for salmon and tailor on usual baits.

Tamboon Inlet

Pelican Point and Eagan’s Bank have mullet, bream, luderick, tailor, garfish and flathead in the shallows. Surf beach for salmon and tailor on usual baits.


Surf beaches still have salmon and tailor taking metal lures. The Top Lake is still producing bream with best results on prawn, soft shell, cut crab and give plastics a whirl too

Omeo High Country

Trout season reopens - Saturday 2nd September 2023.


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.

2023 Club Marine East Gippsland Bream Classic at M...
East Gippsland Cycling Tracks & Events

Related Posts

Recent Articles

Book your East Gippsland experience