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Fishing Report


              East Gippsland Fishing Report

                   17th October 2019 


From the Highway Bridge and heading up the North Arm is the best spot for bream with prawn as preferred bait. The Post Office Jetty for mullet taking pipis. Surf beaches for salmon. Offshore at six mile reef for good sized snapper, leather jacket and trevally.

Lake Tyers

Devil’s Hole for bream. Tailor are cruising around Mill Point taking lures. Tailor is also at the floating jetty taking white bait. Long Point is producing bream and flathead with peeled prawn and pilchards being the best baits.

Mitchell River

The best spot for bream being the Grassy Banks, Eagle Point, The Cut and the river mouth. Bait of choice being prawn, cut crab and soft plastics.

Tambo River

Mid morning around the Highway Bridge for bream
and then late afternoon from Howitts Flat and down to the river mouth. Best results using pipis, shrimp and prawn.


Bream are about the Little Cliffs and all the way down to Thumb Point and the river mouth. Bait of choice being prawn and shrimp.


Whiting are to be had at Shaving Point with pipis as preferred bait. Try Chinaman’s Creek and Box’s Creek for bream. Give
the town jetties a try for bream on vibes.


Best spot for bream is at the Mitchell River. Try the town jetties and the strait for bream and mullet. Ocean Grange surf
beach for salmon with the full moon may produce gummies.

Holland's Landing

Tom’s Creek river mouth for bream and perch, worm being bait of choice. Bull Bay and Hollands Landing are also worth a look.


The rivers and estuary system are producing good bream, mullet, luderick and estuary perch. The surf beaches for salmon and offshore for flathead and gummie shark.

Bemm River

The river and lake for bream taking worm, local prawn and soft plastics. The surf for salmon with pilchards and poppers. Some
luderick are also to be had.
Tamboon Inlet Pinkies and trevally are cruising around the Football ground, all good sized fish. Lake Furnell is the best place for bream
taking live shrimp. The surf for salmon.
Mallacoota Harrison Channel is producing good luderick and bream using weed, prawn, worm and lures. Best spot for flathead is at The
Narrows taking pilchard. The surf beach for salmon.
Omeo High Country Angler’s Rest, the Mitta Mitta, Livingstone Creek and the Bondarra River are good spots for trout at the moment. Best
results on worm, plastics and lures.