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Weekly Fishing Report

Weekly Fishing Report

Thursday 4th November 

Lakes Entrance

There are plenty of salmon to be had at Eastern Beach, Bunga Beach and Lake Tyers Beach, best baits being pilchards and poppers. Whiting are about, up as far as Nungurner taking pipis, mussels and squid. Offshore at Six Mile Reef for snapper, biting closer to the beach are gummies.

Lake Tyers

Flathead are active in the shallow waters taking soft plastics. You can find bream in the lake and up into both Arms on plastics and peeled prawn. There is the odd poddy mullet around.

Mitchell River

From the Cut all the way down to the river mouth for bream, best results using cut crab, mussels, also give soft plastics a go.


River Punthouse Point to the river mouth are landing good bream and mullet, best baits are sandworm or shrimp. Also try Sardine Flat Road, where Bennetts Brook meets the Tambo River.


Best spot for bream, and the odd perch or garfish is between the two bridges, baits of choice are worm, prawn, shrimp, lures and soft plastics.


Bream can be found around Chinamans Creek and the town jetties. Whiting are biting around the Nungurner jetty area, on mussels, pipis and worm.


The Straights are producing bream on cut crab, soft plastics and prawn. Early morning or evenings for bronze whalers off the beach at Ocean Grange.

Holland’s Landing

From Seacombe Landing, the Woodpile, Hollands Landing and into Madusa Point are producing bream and flathead biting on prawn, soft plastics and Mr Twister rubber tail jigs.


Surf beach for salmon and tailor taking pilchards, bronze whalers have also been landed. Bream can still be found in the two rivers, try soft plastics, cut crab and spider crab.

Bemm River

The entrance is still open, bream can still be found in the river and lake, taking local prawn. Salmon and tailor are being caught off the surf beach on pilchards and poppers.

Tamboon Inlet

Bream are up at Furnell Landing and into the lake with cut crab being the preferred bait. Pelican Point for flathead on soft plastics and lures. Trolling in the lake is producing salmon and tailor with metal lures.


Flathead are in the Narrows biting on lures and prawn. Some bream and tailor are in the system taking soft plastics.

Omeo High Country

All the rivers are producing good trout for now, but with the recent rainfall in the area conditions may change, best baits being earthworm, lures and soft plastics.

Weekly Fishing Report
Weekly Fishing Report

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