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Shop 3 - 50 Metung Road
Metung 3904
VIC AU
Tel 03 5156 2969
Fax 0351562761

Boating & Fishing

Boating and Fishing

Launching Ramps

Shaving Point - 1 lane ramp that is steep with deep water entry and finger jetty alongside. Car and trailer parking available - good in most conditions.

Fuel, Ice, Bottled Gas

The Director Boat Charters- Ice and Bottled Gas refills available on the jetty on Shaving Point

Riviera Nautic - Fuel and Ice available on the jetty at the entrance to Chinaman's Creek

Bait, Fishing Equipment and Boat Chandlery

The Village Boatshop - Kurnai Ave next to the Hotel - All boating hardware, equipment, supplies and bait - Good advice on where they are biting

Sailing

Metung Yacht Club- Clubhouse is opposite the Metung Marina - Popular classes are International Cadets, Keelboats and Trailable Yachts, Etchells, Gaffer's as well as Motor Yachts. The clubhouse is open Thursday, Friday and Saturday nights for meals and welcomes visitor's. Phone the club on (03) 5156 2315

Fishing Calendar

Fish

Where

Best Time

Recommended Bait

East Gipps & Rivers

Far East Gipps

Bream

Rivers

Year Round
Peak Jun - Oct

Sandworm, prawn, crab

Mitchell River, Nicholson River, Tambo River

Wallagaraugh River, Snowy River

Bream

Estuary, Surf

Year Round
Peak Jun - Oct

Prawn, bass yabbies, sandworm, shrimp, shell, lure spinning

Lakes Entrance, Lake Tyers

Mallacoota, Bemm River, Marlo, Gipsy Point

Flathead

Estuary, Ocean

Nov -May

Live mullet, prawn, whitebait, lure spinning

Lakes Entrance (offshore)
Lake Tyers

Mallacoota, Tamboon Inlet, Cape Conran, Bemm River, Gipsy Point, Wallagaraugh River

Flathead

Rivers

Mar - Sept

Prawn, bass yabbies, lure spinning

As above

Flounder

Estuary

Dec -Feb

Hand spearing on flats

Barrier Landing, Raymond Island, Rigby Island, Wattle Point, Ocean Grange

Garfish

Rivers, Lakes

Aug - May

Sandworm, dough, prawn, sand fleas

Lakes Entrance, Lake Tyers, Mitchell River, Nowa Nowa

Mallacoota

Gummy Shark

Ocean, Surf

Oct - April

Squid, blue bait, pilchards, octopus

Lakes Entrance – Ninety Mile Beach

Mallacoota, Bemm River, Cape Conran, Marlo, Tamboon Inlet

Luderick

Estuary, Lakes

Dec - June

Sandworm, bass yabbies, green weed

Lakes Entrance, Lake Tyers

Marlo, Mallacoota, Tamboon Inlet

Mullet -Yellow Eye

Rivers, Lakes

June - Jan

Sandworm, prawn, pippies

Mitchell River, Paynesville, Lakes Entrance

Bemm River, Marlo

Mulloway

Lakes

Nov - Mar

Live mullet, tailor fillet, octopus, squid

Metung

Gipsy Point, Mallacoota

Estuary Perch

Estuary, Rivers

Feb - May

Live prawn, shrimp, lure spinning

Bemm River, Marlo, Wallagaraugh River, Mallacoota

Prawns

Lakes, Estuary

Nov - May

Dip net, scoop net & light

Lake Tyers, Barrier Landing

Mallacoota, Bemm River, Tamboon Inlet

Salmon -Australian

Surf, Ocean

Year Round

Bluebait, whitebait, pippies, red, bluewhite pippies

All Ocean beaches

All Ocean beaches

Snapper

Lakes, Ocean

Jan - June

Bluebait, pilchards, squid

Lakes Entrance (offshore)

Cape Conran

Tailor

Estuary, Lakes, Rivers

Nov - May

Whitebait, bluebait, lure spinning

Tambo Estuary, Lake King

Mallacoota, Bemm River, Gipsy Point, Marlo

Trevally -Silver

Estuary, Lakes
Ocean

Sept - May

Whitebait, prawn, pippies, squid

Lake Tyers, Metung, Lakes Entrance

Mallacoota, Bemm River, Marlo

Trout

Inland Rivers

Sept - Jun

Worms, fly-fishing, lure spinning

Bemm River

Grass Whiting

Surf, Lakes

Nov - May

Sandworm, mussel, prawn

Kalimna, Metung

King George Whiting

Estuary, Lakes

Nov - May

Sandworm, bass yabbies, pippies, prawn

Kalimna, Metung

Mallacoota

FOR INFORMATION ON THE WATERWAYS OF THE GIPPSLAND LAKES VISIT THE GIPPSLAND PORTS WEBSITE

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