Gippsland Fishing Report
15th February 2024
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.
Mill Point and Fisherman’s Landing has garfish, some King Fish are also about. Over at the surf beach for tailor and salmon.
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.
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.
Club day was a big success. Bream, mullet and perch are about, best results on local or drifting prawn and soft plastics
Tailor are around Chinamans Creek, Shaving Point and into Lake King, preferred baits being soft plastics, local prawn, worm and softshell.
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.
Whiting may be found around Blonde Bay; bream are in the Straits.
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.
The entrance is still closed. In the lake and channel for flathead and bream, biting on local prawn and soft plastics.
Salmon and tailor can be found at Pelican Point. Best bait for flathead is pilchards and the entrance is open.
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.
Matthew caught the biggest fish