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East Gippsland Rivers and Lakes Fishing Report for 24th September 2020

24th September 2020

FISHING REPORT Thursday 24 September 2020

Lakes Entrance

For salmon try the Lake Bunga and Eastern Beaches. Gummy are being caught at Pettmans Beach. If you are able to get out, head offshore to Six Mile Reef for snapper and morwong. Tailor are being caught on metal spinners around Bullock Island and Trevally on either prawn or blue bait at the Footbridge.

Lake Tyers

There have been good catches of trevally in the main lake on blue bait and pilchards. At the top end of the lake bream are taking pippies and prawn.

Mitchell River

Perch are still being caught under the highway bridge on soft plastics. Downstream from the bridge to Grassy Banks and The Cut, bream are taking shrimp, mussels and prawn. There have also been reports of trout near where the Wentworth River joins the Mitchell.

Tambo River

Bream are plentiful upstream at The Cliffs and Powerlines with good catches on shrimp and prawn.


Bream (40cm) are taking cut shrimp, prawn and lures from the boat ramp up to the Car Bodies, including Tyres.


Bream are still being caught in the Tambo on prawn. There have also been catches of whiting at Shaving Point on pippies.


Large bream have been caught near Newlands Arm (52cm).

Holland’s Landing

No report available this week.


There have been good catches of perch in both the Snowy and Brodribb Rivers on sandworm and lures. There are also a few mullet around. Offshore there are plenty of gummy and some flathead. Good catches of salmon and tailor on the beaches.

Bemm River

The entrance is still open. Bream are being caught in the lake on sandworm. On the beach salmon are being caught on blue bait.

Tamboon Inlet

No report available this week.


No report available this week.

Omeo High Country

Good size brown trout are being caught in the Mitta on lures. There are still catches in Livingstone Creek but they are small in size.

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