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East Gippsland Fishing Report - Thursday 30th November 2023

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Thursday 30th of November, 2023

Lakes Entrance 

Cunninghame Arm for Kingfish taking lures, King George whiting are around Kalimna Jetty, Nungurner and Metung. Surf beaches for tailor and salmon, offshore at Six Mile Reef for snapper, flathead and gummies. Pettmans Beach is also worth a look.

Lake Tyers

The main lake and around the shallow banks is fishing well, landing nice bream and the odd flathead, also give Mill Point and Nowa Nowa Arm a go using plastics.

Mitchell River

With the rain in the last few days try the river mouth, and the northern end of the Silt Jetties in the deeper water for bream and the odd mulloway using soft plastics and deep diving lures.

Tambo River

The Blue Hole and The Cliffs are the best spots for bream, with live baits. Fishing from a boat is also producing decent results.


Down to the Swimming Hole and into the river mouth and Jones Bay for bream, preferred baits being prawn, soft shell, cut crab and diving lures.


Chinamans Creek, Boxes Creek, Shaving Point, town jetties and around the Boole Poole area is worth a look for bream using prawn. Whiting are around Nungurner.


Bream are active around the town jetties, best results with prawn and soft plastics, some Kingfish are also being caught.

Holland's Landing

Water temp is at 23Ā°, as a result whiting are starting to become active, surf beaches for salmon and tailor on pilchards and poppers


Around the islands for bream and luderick biting on prawns and plastics, tailor and salmon on the incoming tide, surf beaches are also catching tailor, salmon and the odd gummy.

Bemm River

The entrance is still open, try the river and channel for bream, surf beach for salmon and tailor on pilchards and poppers.

Tamboon Inlet

In the river for bream using cut crab, the football ground has pinkies biting on prawn and in the lake for tailor chasing silver metal lures.


Harrisons Channel, the two lakes, Gipsy Point, Genoa River, the Junction and Cape Horn are producing nice sized bream and some flathead, best baits with worm, plastics and prawn.

Omeo High Country

The recent rains will freshen up the rivers resulting in good fishing chasing dry flies, soft plastics and hard bodies. Please be careful around the soft riverbanks.


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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