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 6th April 2023



Thursday 6th April 2023

Lakes Entrance 

The odd garfish are around Kalimna Jetty and the North Arm, try Bullock Island for whiting, pinkies, kingfish and trevally. Offshore at Six Mile Reef & The Pipeline for pinkies or closer to the beach for a mixed bag. Surf beaches for salmon and tailor.

Lake Tyers

For bream try the main lake, around the islands, up around Nowa Nowa and into the Devil’s Hole. The shallow banks are best for flathead. Surf beach for salmon.

Mitchell River

Bass can be found on the usual baits, garfish are active behind the Post Office, heading down towards the river mouth and into Eagle Point Bay.

Tambo River

Some bream can be found around the river mouth with sandworm. Salt Creek and into Swan Bay is also worth a look.


Bream, tailor and the odd perch are around The Cliff’s, Car Bodies, the river mouth and into Jones’s Bay, preferred bait being soft shell prawn, drifting prawn and soft plastics.


The hotel jetty has bream, Shaving Point for flathead biting on soft plastics, prawn and drifting prawn.


Kingfish, tailor and bream can be found around The Strait’s and town jetties.

Holland's Landing

Secombe’s Landing for whiting. Bream, flathead and mullet are at Holland’s Landing, the town jetties, Pelican Point and into Bull Bay.


Marlo is again fishing well landing bream, salmon, and tailor, try the shallows for flathead. Surf beaches are also having good results, offshore for a mixed bag.

Bemm River

Bream and flathead are in the lake. Surf beaches are landing nice sized salmon and tailor using pilchards and poppers.

Tamboon Inlet

Pelican Point and Eagan’s Bank has flathead, Tamboon South for trevally on blue bait and pilchards. Surf beaches for salmon taking lures and baits.


Top and bottom lakes have tailor, mulloway, bream and flathead.

Omeo High Country

The high country is still producing good sized trout in all the rivers, chasing metal wobblers and spinners, floating earthworm. Give fly patents a try as well.


For the latest information on the current Algae situation and ‘do not eat shellfish’ advisory, please refer to the DEECA Water website: https://www.water.vic.gov.au/waterways-andcatchments/rivers-estuaries-and-waterways/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. 

East Gippsland Fishing Report - Thursday 30th of M...
East Gippsland Fishing Report - Thursday 13th Apri...

Related Posts

Recent Articles

Book your East Gippsland experience