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East Gippsland Fishing Report

Gippsland Victoria Australia Accommodation and Information

   Gippsland Fishing Report

1st May to the 31st May

Lakes Entrance

Salmon and tailor are active on surf beaches chasing lures. Around the town jetties for bream, flathead and some King George whiting. Snapper are also in the lake, best results on prawn and lures.

Lake Tyers

For bream try Mill Point and Fisherman’s Landing late in the afternoon to dusk best results with prawn. Salmon, tailor and trevally are active on surf beaches taking lures

Mitchell River

Bream are being caught in the Backwater on shrimp & prawn. Flathead can be found from the Grassy Banks to the Cut.

Tambo River

From The Bluff to the Rusty Gate for bream on cut crab. For mullet give from Johnsonville to Punt Road a go using pipis and fresh mussels.


Try from the Car bodies to the Nicholson Bridge for bream on live shrimp and prawn. Flathead are at the mouth of the river, chasing plastics & sardines.


Sizeable bream are being caught in the lake, hot spots are off the boardwalk & Shavings Point with local prawn. Snapper are also in the lakes.

Paynesville / Hollands Landing

 Bream are around the town jetties on local prawn, a few tailor can be found at the end of the Silt Jetties on silver lures. On the lakes tailor and salmon are being landed using hard body lures with a silver flash.....look for where the birds are diving! Eagle Point is fetching good sized bream.


Bream, luderick and mullet are in the estuary taking worm and prawn, best around the islands. Surf beaches for salmon chasing metal lures, poppers & pilchards. Hotspots are Marlo Jetty and up towards the entrance.

Bemm River

The entrance is still closed, in the lake for flathead and bream, biting on local prawn and soft plastics. Surf beaches for salmon chasing metal lures.

Tamboon Inlet

Bream are taking worm in Western Bay, there are plenty of king prawns in the lake. The Football Ground for flathead and trevally on local prawn


 No report this week.

Omeo High Country

All rivers are producing good sized trout, some around the 3lb mark. You may need to work for best results.

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