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Lakes Entrance is a fishing mecca, home to one of Australia's largest commercial fishing fleets and popular with recreational fishers. Hooked on Lakes showcases the wonderful array of Victorian seafood caught by commercial and recreational fishers.

Hosted by The Victorian Fisheries Authority, event attractions include:

Fish filleting and fish preparation tips from experts including Aaron Habgood; Seafood cooking demonstrations including including Peruvian Alejendro Savaria, Sam Mahlook from Miriam’s Seafood Restaurant, Nick Mahlook from The Atlantic and Masterchef finalists Eliza Wilson and Sam Goodwin; cook-off with local personalities and chefs; Fishcare 'Come and Try' fishing clinics for children and families; local commercial fishers tied up to the wharf explaining their fishing practices and life at sea; food stands selling freshly cooked seafood and locally made produce; market stalls; kids amusements and activities.

Victorian waters produce some of the finest seafood in the world, which ends up on the tables of great restaurants here and overseas, suburban fish and chip shops and home barbecues.

The event promotes the high quality seafood caught in the Gippsland region, other local produce and great fishing spots to take the family and wet a line.

Content: Victorian Fisheries Authority