Williamstown, located on Port Phillip Bay right around the corner from the mouth of the Yarra River.
In other words some pretty awesome fish species right in close to the city!
The Warmies is an excellent spot for land-based fishing. The Warmies is technically located in the suburb of Newport. But it is frequently grouped by people as Williamstown due to the naming of the boat ramp there.
Upstream from the awesome Yarra River Estuary, the Maribyrnong River flows into the Yarra. This provides a significant estuary with excellent flows and a variety of fish species – including mulloway.
Williamstown is partially composed of industrial and marine industries in some areas. Of note is the naval dockyard.
Williamstown pier is a great fishing spot for people in the west or inner city, but I find it’s not that near me to make it a personal favourite. Having said that – don’t let my northeastern suburban Melbourne location put you off because a lot of folks fish the area with great success!
Boat Ramps & Kayak Fishing
The protection provided by Hobson’s Bay makes boating and kayak fishing relatively protected and safer than more exposed spots.
So much so it’s not uncommon to see several kayaks out around the anchored boats, paddling or peddling around, pulling in flathead.
|Address:||Williamstown VIC, Australia|
|Proximity:||14.6 km from Melbourne's GPO via M1|
4 Great Williamstown Fishing Locations
September 22, 2020
The Warmies is considered to be one of the finest spots for fishing in Melbourne, by many. While it’s technically in the suburb of Newport