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East Gippsland Rivers and Lakes Fishing Report for 15th February 2024

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15th February 2024
FISHING REPORT Thursday 15th February 2024
 
 
 
Lakes Entrance
 
Around the town jetties for Spotty salmon chasing blue bait and lures, Barrier Landing has King George whiting taking pipis, mussels and white bait. Surf beaches for salmon and tailor, offshore at the Pipeline for snapper, gummies and flathead.
 
Lake Tyers
 
Mill Point and Fisherman’s Landing has garfish, some King Fish are also about. Over at the surf beach for tailor and salmon.
 
Mitchell River
 
The Cut on the Mitchell River as it enters Lake King is a prime spot to catch bream, perch and the odd mullet, also try Eagle Point using softshell, cut crab and plastics.
 
Tambo River
 
For bream give The Cliffs, Burns Flat down to Punt House Point all the way to the river mouth and The Snags a go with local prawn, shrimp, glassy’s and lures.
 
Nicholson
 
Club day was a big success. Bream, mullet and perch are about, best results on local or drifting prawn and soft plastics.
 
Metung
 
Tailor are around Chinamans Creek, Shaving Point and into Lake King, preferred baits being soft plastics, local prawn, worm and softshell.
 
Paynesville
 
Town jetties and Newlands Arm for bream, Sunset Flats on the lake has tailor taking silver lures. Wollaston Bay for whiting on pipis, mussels and worm.
 
Holland’s Landing
 
Whiting may be found around Blonde Bay; bream are in the Straits.
 
Marlo
 
Bream are around the islands and the odd perch taking local prawn. Salmon and tailor are being landed on the incoming tide chasing metal lures.
 
Bemm River
 
The entrance is still closed. In the lake and channel for flathead and bream, biting on local prawn and soft plastics.
 
Tamboon Inlet
 
Salmon and tailor can be found at Pelican Point. Best bait for flathead is pilchards and the entrance is open.
 
Mallacoota
 
Best spots for flathead and bream are around the top and bottom lakes and Harrisons Channel using soft plastics and local prawn. Offshore has a mixed bag.
 
Omeo High Country
 
Fishing has returned to normal, for best results use dry fly, patterns, spinners, wobblers and drifting baits.
 
For the latest information on the current Algae situation, please refer to the DEECA Water website: https://www.water.vic.gov.au/waterways-and-catchments/rivers-estuaries-andwaterways/blue-green-algae and the DEECA Customer Service Centre on 136186. This fishing report is compiled and transmitted by East Gippsland Visitor Information Centres. For information for your holiday, conference or event, contact them on 1800 637 060 or at visitorservices@egipps.vic.gov.au www.visiteastgippsland.com.au/fishingreport Please note that both the Lakes Entrance and Bairnsdale Visitor Information Centres are Agents for Issuing Recreational Fishing Licenses.   Due to circumstances the Fishing Report will not be compiled until further notice. Sorry for the inconvenience.