Mordialloc Beach runs adjacent (to the west) of Mordialloc Pier.
That means there’s not a lot of room for fishing there during the day. Especially during sunny weather.
However, in the cooler months, or on days where people are less likely to use the beach, it can be a great place to fish.
Fish Species To Target
Unless you’re going to wade out you are going to need a beach rod at least 9 to 10 feet. Use a sinker only heavy enough to get you the distance you need.
This will help you to cast a little further out from the shallows.
A beach rod of around 10 foot is ideal. Fishing light though, unless you need the weight because of the wind.
While I have not fished it I have observed that it is often less used by swimmers at the creek end. Though less accessible. It would certainly warrant further investigation for fishing opportunities.
|Fish Species||Suggested Bait|
|All Year Round. Can be more sluggish during cooler months. |
Often more active between late September and March.
Bluebait, Chicken Breast, Chicken Liver, Flathead Fillets, Mullet Fillets, Mussels, Nippers, Pilchards, Pipis, Prawns, Sandworms, Squid, Squid Hoods, Squid Tentacles, Whitebait, Whiting Fillets
|All Year Round|
Common for schools to move through, chopping up the water before moving on. Can be common during cooler months.
Bluebait, Chicken Breast, Flathead Fillets, Mullet Fillets, Mussels, Pilchards, Pipis, Prawns, Sandworms, Squid Hoods, Squid Tentacles, Whitebait, Whiting Fillets
|All Year Round. |
Can become less active during Winter. Activity picking up late August. Active during warmer months.
Bluebait, Chicken Breast, Crabs, Earthworms, Mussels, Pilchards, Pipis, Prawns, Sandworms, Whitebait
|All Year Round. |
Can sometimes be the only game in town during cooler weather.
Bluebait, Chicken Breast, Earthworms, Mussels, Pilchards, Pipis, Prawns, Squid Tentacles
Kayak Fishing Off The Beach
It’s technically possible to launch a kayak from the beach. This can be a challenge when it’s busy, or when the car-park is full.
You’ll also need to navigate some fencing, gates, stairs, etc. I’d recommend considering the Mordialloc boat ramp for launching. It’s just more accessible. Especially for larger, heavier kayaks. Alternatively, there are some quieter access points on the beaches to the south and north of this area.
Beach Location & Map
|Address:||Beach Road, Mordialloc VIC, Australia|
|Proximity:||26km from Melbourne via Nepean Highway|