Gippsland a Fishing Haven For Locals and Visitors

Gippsland is rapidly becoming known as a Victorian recreational fishing hotspot with enormous numbers of fish being caught in recent months. 

Passionate locals are happily sharing their fishing tips and their best fishing spots with visitors from around the nation and the world, as the word is spread via social media. 

Brandon Scott, who is behind a wildly popular Facebook page ‘Gippsland Fishing Page’, has been spending his spare time posting strories about recreational fishing. ‘Gippsland is a great place to live and fish. The reports take up a lot of my time but I need to show the rest of Australia how good fishing in Gippsland really is!’

Popular fishing spots in the region include Lake Tyers, where some healthy Estuary Perch and Black Bream have been caught in recent months. Lakes Entrance has become synonymous with its fishing culture, with recreational fishers of all ages visiting the town with their fishing gear for generations. 90 mile beach has been known for its Australian Salmon lately, with some more than 60cm. Lang Lang has seen vast number of nicely sized Gummy Sharks, with most being over 90cm. 

Freshwater fishing is also immensely popular in the south east of Victoria.

Australian Bass have been biting in the Macalister River lately and freshwater crays have been popular in West Gippland. Lake Glenmaggie has been a bass hotspot for kayak fishers in recent months and the Blue Rock Lake has produced tremendous numbers of Brown Trout measuring up to 30cm. 

The entire Gippsland region is a fishing Mecca to all who reside and visit the area, make sure you make your next trip to the region soon!

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