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Weekly Fishing Report

17th June 2021

Lakes Entrance

King George Whiting are active at Myer Street Jetty and at the footbridge, using mussels and pipis. The Rock Wall is producing 40cm luderick on weed. Offshore, the Six Mile Reef has some morwong, gummies, snapper and plenty of sword fish.

Lake Tyers

Bream are to be found in the upper reaches of the Nowa Nowa Arm, with best results on prawn. The surf beach is producing plenty of gummy shark, biting on eel. Salmon are also about as the entrance is now open. Head down to Pettman’s Beach as it is also worth a look.

Mitchell River

Although the river is quite muddy, at Eagle Point Bay king fish and tailor are taking metal lures.

Tambo River

Try the Rough Road and down to the river mouth for bream, with most success using worm and prawn.


Head down to the Swimming Hole and the river mouth for bream, as well as down at the boat ramp, biting on cured worm. The Strait Six also has some bream about.


Try Box’s Creek, Chinaman’s Creek and the boardwalk for bream, with prawn as the preferred bait. Eagle Point Bay is also worth a try.


Around the mouth of the Mitchell River as well as Eagle Point for bream, tailor and king fish, with best results on lures.

Holland’s Landing

No report this week.


No report this week.

Bemm River

The lake is producing nice bream using prawn and soft plastics. Bream are also being caught at the channel.

Tamboon Inlet

The river mouth at Furnell Landing is a good spot for bream, biting on live shrimp and cut crab. The football ground has some pinkies and trevally about, taking pilchards. Try the lake for salmon and tailor, trolling with lures for best results.


The top and the bottom lakes have been good for some, with the best baits being prawn and cut crab. A bream competition is happening this weekend, entailing fishing offshore for king fish.

Omeo High Country

Closed for the season.


For the latest information on the current Algae situation and ‘do not eat shellfish’ advisory, please refer to the DEWLP Water website: https://www.water.vic.gov.au/waterways-andcatchments/rivers-estuaries-and-waterways/blue-green-algae and the DEWLP Customer Service Centre on 136186. '

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Weekly Fishing Report
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