East Gippsland Fishing Report
30th June 2022
There are still some good snapper to be had around Cunninghame Arm, whiting are also
active in the North Arm, Cunninghame Arm and around the Islands. Surf beaches are
landing nice salmon on lures and blue bait, also trevally on blue bait. Offshore at Six Mile
Reef for pinky snapper, nanigi, and morwong. Water temperature is around 14 degrees.
There are salmon and perch in the lake system, bream are active in the upper reaches
biting on prawn and plastics, Flathead are up at Nowa Nowa taking prawn and plastics
From Shadoof Lodge to The Bluff and Eagle Point there are bream around the 30 -35cm
mark, best results on prawn, spider crab and 21/2 plastic grubs. Bigger bream must be
caught and released.
The best spots for bream are around Tambo Bay, Punt House Point, The Lucerne
Paddock, The Blue Hole, The Cliffs and The Log Hole, producing on prawn, soft plastics,
shell spider crab and soft plastics.
and soft plastics. Bream bigger than 28cm must be released.
There are a lot of juvenile bream around the town jetties and Chinaman’s Creek. Whiting
are around the Nungurner Jetty, heading towards the Island and The Barrier, taking
squid legs, pipis and mussels.
Give the Strait and town jetties a go as most of the bream are heading up stream, best
results on spider crab, prawn and soft plastics.
Best spots for bream at the moment are McLennan Strait, Tom’s Creek and Blonde Bay
using live shrimp, peeled prawn and soft plastics.
Mullet and bream are in the 2 rivers biting on prawn and spider crab, flathead are along
Motts Beach and French’s Narrows. Surf beaches for salmon and tailor on the usual
baits, try metal lures as well.
Bream are in the lake producing good results on local prawn, soft plastics and spider
crab. Surf for salmon on the usual baits, give the Channel a go as well.
Bream and some pinkies can be found in the river, using prawn and cut crab. Surf beach
for salmon and tailor on metal lures.
Town jetties for trevally, Harrisons Channel for flathead and luderick on soft plastics,
white and pink are best. Try the upper reaches of the Genoa and Wallagaraugh Rivers
for bream on the standard baits.