Fishing for snapper is almost synonymous with Port Phillip and Western Port bays.
While species such as flathead and bream can be found throughout the bays, beaches and estuaries. Surf fishing for species such as Australian salmon and Tailor is popular along Victoria’s surf coasts.
Some fishos head out to places like Warnambool and Port Fairy to target Southern Bluefin Tuna. It’s even possible to target Marlin other larger game fish to the states far Eastern seaboard coast.
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30 Saltwater Fishing Spots In Victoria
October 17, 2020
Kilcunda and surf fishing are synonymous. I've fished here for Australian Salmon, Tailor and even Gummy Sharks since 1979! It's well worth a visit. There's some good accomodation available. So you can make it a weekend away. Although it's certainly close enough to Melbourne for a day trip.
September 15, 2020
The Portarlington Caravan Park beach is just in front of the park. I recommend at and after dusk and then before and just after dawn
October 14, 2020
The Warmies is considered to be one of the finest spots for fishing in Melbourne, by many. I've got to admit I love fishing the
Victoria offers saltwater fishing in our bays, inlets and beaches. While the ocean beaches offer exciting surf fishing for a variety of species.
Saltwater also includes a number of estuaries that empty into the likes of Port Phillip Bay.
Deepwater fishing includes opportunities to target Southern Bluefin Tuna, Marlin and Swordfish, as well as a variety of shark species.