Saltwater – Places

Great garfish goodness

Saltwater – PlacesGarfish have been going off around the bay, with great numbers of fish to be caught from Brighton to Blairgowrie. The larger gars have been mainly caught down in the tidal waters of the peninsula, but have still popped up…


Surf Salmon

Saltwater – PlacesWinter time means beach fishing for aussie salmon. And sometimes the weather during Winter doesn’t provide many other options. A northerly wind in Winter gives most beaches a nice offshore push and provides some casting…


Bag a feed of local flatties

Saltwater – PlacesIf a feed of flathead tails is your thing, then the top end of Port Phillip is a great place to be looking at the moment. While few anglers think of this region of the bay, Hobsons bay through to Altona and Brighton is an…


Light game options

Saltwater – PlacesOne of the more popular forms of fishing around the Melbourne land based scene lately has been ‘ajing’ – basically chasing of species of mackerel using ultra light lure fishing gear and micro lures and…


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…