Tuna

Melbourne bluefin

TunaMelbourne’s run of bluefin tuna continue to provide heaps of action virtually all who have been out targeting them offshore. While there have been days when the fish are very frustrating and seem like they just won’t eat, there are…


Local bluewater

TunaA lot of local attention has been on the tuna and kingfish, which has been red hot for local anglers. Both species have been caught less than half an hour from the nearest ramps for those getting on to the fish nice and early. There have been…


Tuna Fever

TunaMost anglers would be very aware of the tuna action going on both local to Melbourne and further afield at the moment. This fishery is very accessible to anglers with reasonable sized trailer boats, provided a sound respect and understanding of…


Tuna still moving along West Coast

TunaFor anglers planning on heading down along the West Coast when the next weather window allows, the tuna fishing has still been good. The main areas of interest have been out from Portland and Apollo Bay. Fishing out from Portland and heading…


West coast barrels

TunaBarrel tuna have been on everyone’s lips over the past week. Now that Melbourne’s COVID-imparted boundaries are gone, anglers are wasting not time and travelling down the West Coast in search of these monster tuna. While there have…


Barrel tuna on the bite

TunaMega tuna! The words that can send many hardcore anglers into a spin, with work put on hold and a road trip down the West coast on the cards. The run of solid bluefin that have been moving along the West coast has been nothing short of amazing…


Offshore

TunaDuring the spell of quality weather we have been having locally, there have many who have ventured offshore in search of gamefish such as tuna, kingfish and sharks. While the kingfish action has been hit and miss of late, the bluefin tuna…


Tuna time

TunaEven though conditions haven’t been ideal for many during the week, there have been some keen anglers making the most of the decreased boat traffic offshore and tangling with some good size bluefin tuna. With some better weather forecast…


West coast angling options

TunaWhile there have only been small breaks in the weather the past week, there have been some anglers able to get amongst some nice pelagics down along the west coast. Portland bay has been holding good numbers of school bluefin and kingfish from…


West coast tuna running hot

TunaFor the anglers who have been down along the state’s west over the past week or so the tuna fishing has continued to be good. James from Unreel Fishing Charters has been fishing around Port Fairy over the past few weeks and has found no…