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Weekly Fishing Report

Thursday 7th October

Lakes Entrance

The footbridge is the best spot for whiting, best results on pipis, mussels and small pieces of squid legs, there have been some kingfish about. Surf beaches have gummy shark, off shore at the Six Mile Reef for pinkies and morwong.

Lake Tyers

From the islands and up to the upper beaches are best for bream, also try the Devils Hole. Best bait now is cut crab and prawn and try soft plastics. Mitchell River Bream are still around the grassy banks and the cut, best results on spider crab and prawn. The Backwater and up to Picnic Point for bass and perch, best results are using earth worm and prawn.

Tambo River

The river system is still full of debris and very muddy, making fishing quite difficult.


There is a lot of water and debris at the railway and highway bridge, but work is ongoing to remove this from the river.


Try the town jetties, the boardwalk and up to Chinaman’s Creek. Also try Box’s Creek for mullet, bream and perch, best results using prawn, worm and vibes.


For bream, mullet and flathead give Newlands Arm a try. Best baits to use are worm and peeled prawn at Carstairs Bank and Bunga Arm.

Holland’s Landing

Best spots for bream, mullet and flathead are around the wood pile, Hollands Landing into Bull Bay.


Lake Corringle for bream around the 38cm and bigger. The Snowy and Brodribb Rivers are also producing good size bream, best results using prawn, cut crab and soft plastics. Surf for salmon and tailor, off shore at Cape Conran for gummies and snapper over 10kg.

Bemm River

The lake and river for bream with best results on sand worm and local prawn. In Western Bay for flathead and on the surf for salmon using surf lures and pilchards.

Tamboon Inlet

Bream are in the river, best results using crab and prawn. In Western Bay for flathead and on the surf for salmon using surf lures and pilchards.


Bream are still up in the top lake and the rivers with prawn as preferred bait. The surf beaches for salmon using surf lures and pilchards and poppers and metal lures.

Omeo High Country

Mitta Mitta is the hot spot now for trout, but all the rivers are producing good trout. Best baits are earthworm and soft plastics.

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