Port Phillip Bay

Southern squid

Port Phillip BayPort 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 around…


Quality calamari numbers

Port Phillip BayThe 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!

Port Phillip BayThe 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 from…


Rain equals quality trout fishing

Port Phillip BayWith 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 spawning…


Autumn Snapper

Port Phillip BayThere 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 found and…


Land based garfish

Port Phillip BayThe 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. While…


Bread and butter

Port Phillip BayThe Winter run of garfish has been anticipated by many since last year and there have been numbers of gars around at present. Weather conditions have favoured them with no really rough onshore winds to move them off or bring in the…


Local bream warming up

Port Phillip Bay Young gun Fisherman Mike has been targeting the bream around his local bayside estuaries. With the water cooling off the bigger bream have become more active and are a worthy prize for persistence.…


Southern Shore Based Squid

Port Phillip BayEven though rough weather has discoloured many land based squid options, many more are on the mend and fishing well. Southern Port Phillip has held the most consistent fishing for squid at present, with anywhere south of Mt Martha…


King George Whiting consistency

Port Phillip BayThe Rough weather that we have received the past fortnight or so has kept most anglers off most waterways, but the keen few have been making the most of the small windows amongst the weather to target a feed of whiting. Both bays…