Inlet is renowned for fishing. Commonly caught species include Bream,
Flathead, Tailor, Garfish, Luderick, Trevally, Salmon, Snapper,
Whiting, Prawns, and the occasional Mulloway.
Bream are one of the most commonly targeted species of fish in
Mallacoota Inlet. Bream are beautiful eating fish with with white
flesh. Specimens around the two pound mark are regularly caught from
near Gipsy Point, and three pound Bream are not unusual. Good sized
Bream have been caught off our private jetties. During the summer
months prawn is very successful, however at other times of the year
sandworm, scrub worm and bass yabbies produce the best results. Being
bottom feeders, a running sinker, loose lines and a bait-holder hook is
the recommended rig.
another popular species of fish, with a number of specimens between
four and fifteen pounds being caught recently. Flathead are a very
tasty white fleshed fish. With sharp teeth, a landing net is essential.
Flathead have been biting on live mullet and tailor, and have also been
caught on prawn. Soft tailed lures can be very successful for flathead.
The same rig is recommended for flathead as for bream.
is a regularly caught fish. Tailor is very high in Omega 3 oil content,
which is ideal for reducing cholesterol, particularly for people with
high levels. Tailor are attracted to fast light objects near the
surface, easily caught with lures and by trolling. Often travelling in
schools, large numbers can often be caught in a short time.
are a very sweet fleshed fish. They are renowned for their fine bones,
however these come out easily with the right technique. Garfish require
a more specialised rig, a light sinker, float and long shanked hook.
Best bait is sandworm, however gars can be caught using fine moving
The occasional mulloway
is caught in the inlet, but these are far and few between. Most are
caught at night on small tailor or mullet, however few are landed as
they are rarely targeted.
those who don't have the inclination for fishing, or the good fortune,
we can have fresh seafood delivered to your apartment three days a week.