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Saltwater

Victorian saltwater fishing offers sheltered bays right through to a variety of ocean surf fishing opportunities. Both on the Southern Ocean to the unpredictable Bass Straight.


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Victorian Fishing Locations

Surf Fishing

Victorian surf fishing features species such as salmon, tailor, gummy sharks, school sharks and even the occasional Bronze Whaler […]

Rocks

While rock fishing can be one of the most dangerous forms of fishing it can also be extremely rewarding […]

Rivers

Victorian rivers range from smaller examples like the Werribee River through to the Yarra and Marrybinong rivers. Further inland […]

Land-Based Fishing

Land-Based Fishing around Melbourne offers you the chance to fish without a boat – or when using a boat is risky or too […]

Lakes

Many of Victorias lakes are man made reservoirs built for irrigation or drinking water. They range from the might […]

Estuary

Fishing estuaries in Victoria offers some great angling opportunities. From the far south-west coast, the central region with the […]

Creeks

Creeks offer a wide variety of habitats across Melbourne and Victoria. While we think of them as “freshwater” some […]

Boat Hire

There are a number of public boat ramps around Melbourne and the wider area of Victoria. These are located on the bays and inlets as well […]

Bays

Bay fishing often produces different species compared to our surf beaches when it comes to saltwater fishing. Bays also often play the role of fish nurseries.  […]

Piers

Piers offer some of the best Autumn fishing in Melbourne (and Victoria), for land-based anglers. Much of the closest is to be had around Port Phillip […]

Port Phillip Bay

Port Phillip Bay is the centrepiece of fishing in Melbourne. In fact the city and suburbs stretch around most of the bay. Extending hundreds of square […]

Boat Ramps

There are a number of public boat ramps around Melbourne and the wider area of Victoria. These are located on the bays and inlets as well […]

Beach Fishing Victoria

Beach fishing in Victoria includes the Bays and Inlets as well as the huge open and sandy Surf Beaches. A wide variety of fish species ranging […]

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Fishing Articles & Tips


Fishing Tackle Reviews

Watersnake T24 Kayak Electric Motor Review

The Watersnake T24 Kayak Electric Motor is certainly affordable. Well constructed and powerful enough for most kayaks. I have previously reviewed the Watersnake Kayak Motor Mount which pairs with this motor. While I find it to be a good product it is missing a feature that prevents me from rating it a full 5 out of 5 stars. That […]

Watersnake Kayak Motor Mount Review

I chose the Watersnake Kayak Motor Mount to mount an electric motor on my kayak. The review here is what I found out. Note: Your kayak may be different and your experience may lead you to different conclusions. There are a number of cheaper kayaks on the market that purport to be more capable than […]


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