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East Gippsland Fishing Report - Thursday 24th November 2022


Thursday 24th November 2022

Lakes Entrance 

Best spots for whiting are around the Footbridge, North Arm and Rock Wall. Kalimna Jetty for luderick. Surf beaches for salmon and trevally on the usual baits. Offshore at Six Mile Reef and The Pipeline for snapper with gummies closer to the beach.

Lake Tyers

Water temp is at 18⁰. Bream can be found in the main lake, flathead around the Shallow Bank and the Glasshouse. Try the surf beach for salmon, tailor and gummie.

Mitchell River

Bream are in the river mouth and into Lake King, taking soft shell, spider crab, prawn and worm. Yellow Eyed mullet are also around.

Tambo River

From the Power Lines, Howlett’s Flat, Clues Bluff, heading down to The Snag’s and Salt Creek for bream, biting on spider crab, soft shell and local prawn.


The Two Bridges heading on down to the river mouth for bream, with local prawn, cut crab and spider crab.


Shaving Point, around the town jetties, along the Boardwalk and into Chinaman’s Creek for whiting, best bait being local prawn.


For bream, the mouth of the Mitchell River is the best spot on cut crab and soft shell. Tailor are about in the entrance to Lake King, with good results using silver lures.

Holland's Landing

McLennan Strait, the Wood Pile, Holland’s Landing, Tom’s Creek, Jones’s and Blonde Bay’s for bream and flathead, on the usual baits.


Bream and luderick are active, chasing prawn and plastics. Surf beaches for salmon.

Bemm River

Bream can be found in the river, biting on local prawn.

Tamboon Inlet

Around the Camp Site for bream, preferred baits being prawn and lures. Flathead are taking blue bait.


There is a bream competition on this weekend, Bream and flathead are being caught using plastic’s and vibes.

Omeo High Country

All the rivers are producing good sized trout, best results using metal wobblers, spinners and drifting earth worm.


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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