Saltwater – Places

Whiting doing well in WPB

Saltwater – PlacesWesternport’s whiting fishing has been excellent for those in search of some of these tasty fish. The whole reaches of the port have been fishing well for KGW, but it’s been a ‘pick your battle’…


Shore based snapper and salmon

Saltwater – PlacesWith some pretty average weather on it’s way over the weekend, it’s time to get out the long rods and be in search of some local shore based action. The piers and local beaches and rock platforms will be a hit…


Southern squid

Saltwater – PlacesPort Phillip’s southern end has been running hot and cold for squid this week, but last week many anglers reported excellent squid fishing. The region from Mt Martha through to Sorrento has been best, with plenty caught…


Winter bream back on the bite

Saltwater – PlacesThere have been anglers making the most of their local 25km fishing options over the past week – but now that these boundaries have been dropped Gippsland is a worthy trip in search of the big winter bream. While the…


Quality calamari numbers

Saltwater – PlacesThe squid fishing has been great for anglers spending the time out on both bays in search of them. While both bays have been fishing well for squid, Southern Port Phillip has been more productive for the anglers fishing from…


Great gars!

Saltwater – PlacesThe garfish action has been great around the Eastern side of the bay over the past week. Many have been fishing from the piers but the small rock groynes and points have also been exceptional. The reports have been coming…


Rain equals quality trout fishing

Saltwater – PlacesWith the constant rainfall that has started to fall through much of the state and high country, the trout fishing has started to ramp up. The rain really signals the fish to feed up in preparation for arduous upstream…


Autumn Snapper

Saltwater – PlacesThere have been some lovely snapper caught over the past week, with both bays producing quality fish to 5kg or so. A growing portion of anglers putting in the effort to target them year round are finding that they can be…


Land based garfish

Saltwater – PlacesThe garfish are here and anglers are excited! These tasty and fun-to-catch fish are a great target species for all levels of fishing experience, and best of all they are easily found from most of the Eastern side of the bay.…


Westernport's Winter Squid

Saltwater – PlacesWesternport has been experiencing a good early Winter or larger squid as they come to spawn. While many anglers go in search of large squid later during the year, the onset of cooler weather and water temps prompts some big…