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Weekly Fishing Report

Thursday 14th October 

Weekly Fishing Report 

Lakes Entrance

The footbridge and up around Nungurner Jetty are the best spots for whiting taking pipis, worm, mussel and small pieces of squid legs. Kingfish are cruising about offshore at Six Mile Reef. Surf beaches are landing salmon, with best results using blue slug lures. The water temperature is slowly rising with plenty of pinkies and morwong about.

Lake Tyers

Good bream can be found up into Nowa Nowa Arm, taking peeled prawn. Flathead are also biting in the upper reaches of the Arm on soft plastics and prawn.

Mitchell River

Bream are active at the Two Bells and down to the mouth of the river with best results using cut crab and local prawn.

Tambo River

From Punthouse Point, the Three Gum’s, down to the river mouth and including The Snags for bream, best baits are cut crab and local prawn.


Between the 2 bridges is the best place to look for bream, best results on soft plastics and drifting prawn. The Swimming Hole and down to the river mouth are also producing bream taking local prawn.


The best spots for whiting this week are at Shaving Point and Nungurner jetty using mussels, pipis and small pieces of squid legs.


Bream may be found at Banksia Peninsula, Duck Arm and Newlands Arm taking prawn and cut crab. Give the Strait and Lazy Bay a look as well.

Holland’s Landing

The places to try for bream and the odd flathead are around Blonde Bay and Storm Point, it’s also worth giving the rock groynes along the southern shore a go.


The two rivers at Marlo are best for bream, with the bait of choice being prawn, cut crab and soft plastics. The surf beaches for tailor and salmon, offshore for snapper.

Bemm River

Bream are in the river as well as the lake using local prawn, sandworm and soft plastics. Surf beaches are landing salmon and tailor on pilchards and poppers. The entrance is still open.

Tamboon Inlet

Furnell Landing and up to the river for bream, best baits are prawn and cut crab. Eagan’s Bank is catching flathead with blue bait. For best results on the surf beaches use lures and blue bait.


From the Narrows heading up into the top lake for bream and flathead, try also Genoa River, Wallagaraugh River, The Bull Ring and Johnson Bridge with prawn and soft plastics.

Omeo High Country

All the rivers are producing good trout, using earth worm, metal lures, spinners, soft plastics, give drifting earthworm a try as well.

Weekly Fishing Report

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