The Melbourne Fishing Report page offers the latest reports compiled by Dave.
As well as our exclusive Melbourne fishing podcast.
So you can subscribe and listen on the go.
Plus there’s a selection of videos featuring the most recent catches of a variety of Victorian species.
Giving some indication of where are the fish biting in Victoria.
Featuring some of Victoria’s most prolific fisho’s.
Many of which contain some great fishing tips and hints as well.
Updates – Report Delay Notice.
Latest Fishing Report
April 2021 Fishing Report
The weather has certainly been varied in Victoria and Melbourne this week.
30 degree sunny days to showers and thunderstorms. Pretty much your average mid-November Spring weather.
Plus - extremely important news - we can go fishing anywhere in the state. With all Coronavirus travel restrictions lifted. You can drive from one part of Victoria to the other and fish at your favourite fishing spot.
Might even be able to get rid of these bloody masks yet. Fishing with a mask in hot weather is pretty hard.
Especially with asthma - and don't bother telling me about asthma is exempted. Because technically it is. But not every cop is on the same page - it would seem from personal experience.
So - where have the fish been biting this week? Let's take a Captain Cook......
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Fishing Hotspots From This Epidsode:
Altona, Carrum, Clifton Springs, Geelong, Mordialloc, Mornington Pier, Mt Martha Rocks, Port Philip Bay, Rye, Seaford, Werribee South, Eagle Rock, Lang Lang, The Corals, Tyabb Bank, Western Port Bay, Aire River, Bemm River, Lake Tyers, Port Albert, Blue Rock Lake, Lakeside Pakenham, Lilydale Lake, Yarrambat Lake,
Reports Accumulative Data
Season To Date Data.
What species is being caught around Melbourne and Victoria?
Here you go – at a glance.
We update this information weekly. In line with new reports.
Rated as Victoria’s favourite saltwater fish. The Australian Snapper.
Port Phillip and Western Port Bay are considered Victoria’s Snapper Hotspots. However they are caught in good numbers right around the Victorian coastline.
Check out our Dedicated page for Melbourne Snapper Reports.
Murray Cod fishing reports largely come from regional Victoria & NSW.
Places near to the Murray River. The Ovens and Goulburn Rivers.
Lake Eildon and Lake Nagambie.
While Murray Cod can be found in waters like the Yarra River (upstream from Eltham) these catches are not as common.
Our dedicated Murray Cod Reports page has more information.
Lake Eildon, Lake Nillahcootie, Shepparton Region Channels
For the most part, Bream fishing reports tend to come from around Melbourne and Gippsland.
However this much loved estuary species is often caught in the Western districit esutaries too.
Our dedicated can help drill down into where the bream are biting here => Bream Fishing Page
Most of the Squid reports I collect tend to be from Port Phillip & Westernport Bays.
Generally, you will find a lot of action occurs in spots like Morningtomn Pier. Plus a lot of boat and kayak anglers consistently do well with squid fishing.
Check out our dedicated Squid Report Page.
Altona, Mornington Pier, Mount Martha, Port Philip Bay, Rye, Western Port Bay
Flathead are one of the most popular Aussy fish species. Right after Snapper and Whting
They are a great table fish and fight well.
They can be caught on a range of baits and lures. With soft plastics being very effective
Check out our dedicated Flathead Fishing Report Page.
Corio Bay Victoria Australia, Lake Tyers
Trout are an introduced species in Australia it is not believed they cause the kind of damage seen with species like European Carp or even Redfin.
As such they are actively farmed and every year the Fisheries Department releases Trout in Victorian streams.
Usually, Trout Season is closed between June and September. The actual dates vary and you can check on the Fisheries website by clicking here.
Barwon River, Bengigo Forrest Field Lake, Lake Nillahcootie, Lakeside Pakenham, Lilydale Lake, Yarrambat Lake
European Carp Fishing Reports
Redfin (English Perch)
Redfin Fishing Reports
Silver Trevally Fishing Reports
Mullet Fishing Reports