East Gippsland Fishing Report
7th December 2023
Fishing is a bit quiet at the moment, Eastern beach and Lakes Bunga are landing gummy shark. Try the Highway bridge, along the Rock Wall and up to Kalimna Jetty for a mixed bag. Offshore at 6 Mile Reef for snapper up to 8kg and closer into the beach for gummies.
Bream can be found around the Glasshouse, flathead are in the main lake, Blackfellows Arm and Toorloo Arm biting on soft plastics.
Mitchell River and Eagle Bay may be affected by the river flow following the recent rains and is a good spot to chase luderick and bream. Also give Lake King a go.
Best spots for fishing is from Marshalls Flat down to The Snags, Tambo Light and Tambo Bay, even give Butchers Creek a look
From the 2nd Fence, down to Thumb Point and into Jones Bay for bream chasing drifting prawn, either with a float or on its own. Perch, luderick and flathead are also about.
With the recent weather conditions the best spots for finding bream are around the Boole Poole, Nungurner Jetty, Box’s Creek, Chinamans Creek and the boardwalk areas using prawn.
Bream can be found around the town jetties, Ocean Grange and around the islands with prawn and soft plastics. Surf beach for salmon and tailor.
Whiting are starting to become active in the system, Surf beaches are producing nice sized tailor and salmon on pilchards and poppers. Gummies are also about.
River levels are slowly dropping back to normal, try around the Slips, town jetties, Frenchs Narrows and the islands for bream. The channel on the incoming tide for salmon and tailor chasing lures. Surf beaches for tailor and salmon with pilchards and poppers.
In the river for bream using cut crab, the football ground has pinkies biting on prawn and in the lake for tailor chasing silver metal lures
Harrisons Channel, the two lakes, Gipsy Point, Genoa River, the Junction and Cape Horn are producing nice sized bream and some flathead, best baits with worm, plastics and prawn
Omeo High Country
The recent rains will freshen up the rivers resulting in good fishing chasing dry flies, soft plastics and hard bodies. Please be careful around the soft riverbanks.
Matthew caught the biggest fish