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Weekly Fishing Report

Thursday 21st April

Lakes Entrance

Cunningham and North Arms for king fish, tailor, trevally, King George whiting and snapper. Garfish are around Bullock Island taking pipis and mussels. Luderick can be found along the Rock Wall all the way to Kalimna Jetty. Lake Tyers and Bunga surf beaches for salmon, trevally and gummy shark. Offshore at Six Mile Reef for pinkies, trevally, salmon and morwong.

Lake Tyers

The main lake, Mill Point and Long Point for bream around the 42cm mark, taking local prawn and soft plastics. Give No 2 jetty a try as well.

Mitchell River

Best spot for bream is at the mouth of the river, using pipis and prawn.

Tambo River

Bream are active at the river mouth, best results using prawn and soft plastics.


Whiting are out and about the two bridges, bream are active around the river mouth, try prawn and pipis.


Shaving Point for whiting on pipis and mussels. There are some juvenile bream around the town jetties.


Surf beach for salmon and tailor, town jetties for bream on prawn. Newlands Arm for flathead taking prawn and soft plastics.

Holland’s Landing

McLennan Strait, the Wood Pile, Hollands Landing on to Bull Bay for bream and flathead, best baits being prawn, pilchards and soft plastics.


Lake Corringle and Marlo are producing good bream, preferred bait is frozen prawn. Surf beach for salmon, best results on lures and pilchards. Offshore for gummies and flathead on the usual baits.

Bemm River

Salmon are in the channel chasing lures, bream are in the lake taking prawn and soft plastics. Surf for salmon, best results on pilchards and poppers.

Tamboon Inlet

The river mouth for bream on crab. Old Man Point and Aeroplane Rocks for flathead biting on blue bait and lures.


Bream and flathead are in the top and bottom lake, using prawn and soft plastics. Surf beaches are landing salmon and tailor.

Omeo High Country

The Mitta Mitta is producing good fish, also try The Gibbo, Cobungra and Anglers Rest, preferred baits being worm, soft plastics, lures and spinners.


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.

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