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Weekly Fishing Report

Thursday 28th July

Lakes Entrance

The highway bridge is worth a look for the odd whiting on worm, pipis and mussels. Try the surf beaches for salmon taking pilchards, poppers, blue bait and metal lures. Offshore at Six Mile Reef is good for pinkies and morwong. Water temperature is at 12°.

Lake Tyers

The upper reaches of the Nowa Nowa Arm are best for bream and flathead, best results on shrimp, prawn, soft shell and soft plastics. Surf beach for salmon on the usual baits.

Mitchell River

Best spots for bream are around The Cut, Two Bells, up to the river mouth and around Eagle Point Bay, best baits are shrimp, crab, soft shell and plastics.

Tambo River

From Punthouse Point to Burns Flat, Blue Hole and The Cliffs are best for bream, preferred baits are shrimp, crab, soft shell and plastics.


Bream can be found between the two bridges, The Car Bodies and up to the Straight Six, biting on soft shell, crab, soft plastics and shrimp.


There is still juvenile bream around the town jetties, give Nungurner Jetty and the nearby islands a look for the odd whiting as well.


The back waters of the Mitchell River and Eagle Point Bay are worth a look for bream on prawn, soft shell, and shrimp.

Holland’s Landing

Bull Bay, Jones Bay and heading into Blonde Bay are the best spots for bream, using cut crab, shrimp and soft shell.


Best spots for bream at the moment are The Slips and Lake Corringle. Head to the surf beach for salmon and tailor on usual baits and lures. Offshore for gummy shark.

Bemm River

Bream are in the lake on local prawn. Salmon are in the channel chasing lures.

Tamboon Inlet

The lake for bream using shrimp, soft shell and cut crab. Surf for salmon on usual baits.


Both lakes are good for bream and the odd flathead. Surf beaches for salmon on usual baits. Offshore for a mixed bag.

Omeo High Country

Closed season.


Gut and gill whole fish advisories remain in place across the entire Gippsland Lakes. 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-and-catchments/rivers-estuaries-and-waterways/blue-green-algae and the DEWLP Customer Service Centre on 136186.

Weekly Fishing Report
Weekly Fishing Report

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