East Gippsland Fishing Report
11th August 2022
The footbridge has barracouta taking pilchards, there may be some snapper chasing the
barracouta. Garfish have made an appearance taking worm and pipis as preferred bait.
Surf beaches for salmon, best results on pilchards, also try metal lures. Offshore at Six
Mile Reef for snapper and morwong. Closer to the beach there is gummy shark to be
Heading up the system for bream around the 42cm mark taking shallow divers. There is
some flathead around the 55cm mark heading up the Nowa Nowa Arm.
The river is a bit muddy as rain from the upper reach’s drifts down but from Grassy
Banks and down to the river mouth is the best spot for bream with best results using soft
shell, crab and prawn.
The Power Lines, Lucerne Paddock, The Blue Hole and The Cliffs for bream taking soft
shell, crab and shrimp.
Junction are the best spots for bream using cut crab, soft shell and prawn.
Head to the Silver Shot Jetty for whiting – give pipis, worm, mussel and squid legs cut
into small pieces a go. Give the boardwalk a try as well.
Try Banksia Peninsula and Duck Arm for bream, mullet and garfish. Also try Newlands
Arm for mullet and bream, preferred baits being worm and peeled prawn.
Tom’s Creek, Jones’ Bay, Blonde Bay and down to Storm Point for bream, mullet and the
odd tailor using prawn and white bait.
Lake Corringle is still the best for bream which are around the 40cm mark. At the surf
beach near the entrance are salmon chasing metal lures. Offshore when you can get out
for flathead and gummy shark.
The entrance is still open, Salmon are in the channel chasing metal lures. Bream are in
the lake taking local prawn.
River mouth for bream on local prawn and shrimp. Surf for salmon on pilchards and
Surf beach for salmon on pilchards and poppers. Offshore for a mixed bag.