Where to Go Fishing in Paynesville

Fishing Paynesville

Fishing in Paynesville is highly recommended for anyone who loves fishing. If you have not been there, you are missing a lot. Make travel plans to this area and stay at a hotel like the Captain's Cove, which is centrally located. You can reach a lot of popular fishing destinations in this manner.

Your first step to information will be hotel staff. They will guide you about the places that you may want to go to. There are many different kinds of fishes that you can aim to catch. Different locations and timings are crucial. All this information will be readily available.


There are a lot of fishing spots that you can reach by land. Of course, there are spots which require a boat. If you bring a boat with you, you will find a convenient parking spot for the car and trailer. If you want to give that boat a nice wash before you take it out, you will find designated areas for that.

If you are missing a boat, you can hire or charter one. The chartered boats are ideal for people travelling in groups e.g. family and friends. There are many advantages of chartering a boat. You do not have to worry about navigating as the captain of the boat will be an experienced hand. Being local, the captain will also know about secret locations for fishing.

You may want to hire a boat and take it out to sea yourself. Captain's Cove residents have exclusive rates with most of the hire companies. You will get a fantastic boat at excellent prices. There are no long term rental requirements. You can even tie the boat at the hotel pier.

The main fishes of the area include Bream, Salmon, Mullet, Tailor, Flathead and Mackerel. The first half of the year gives an excellent opportunity to capture prawns. There are different areas you need to fish in to get the particular fish. Bream is the most common variety and available in most places.

To catch a particular variety you need to know three things - the location, the timing and the bait. There are many locations that you can choose to fish. Popular places for fishing in Paynesville include Lakes Entrance, Lake Tyres, Mitchell River, Tambo River and many more.

You can reach all these locations from Captain's Cove with ease. Once you return from your fishing expedition, you can clean your fish and equipment in areas specially reserved for this purpose. There is a Barbeque on the front deck that can be used to prepare your catch. There are few moments in life that compare with such family holidays.

In Paynesville, there is a large variety of fish to be caught and many places to catch it. You can approach many locations by land and some exclusively by boat. Boats are available for hire. You will be mesmerized with the views from the apartments of Captain's Cove. So go ahead and plan your next fishing vacation now.

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Captains Cove
Waterfront Apartments

19 Mitchell Street, Paynesville, 3880
GIPPSLAND LAKES

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