Saltwater Fishing Spots In Victoria

Victorian saltwater fishing includes a number of unique environments and local fish species.

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 estuariesSurf 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.


Freshwater Fishing Hotspots

Melbourne 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 much hassle. Both freshwater rivers, creeks and lakes to the saltwater bays, estuaries and…

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Diamond Creek

Diamond Creek fishing is largely overlooked by locals when it comes to locals, let alone people from other areas of Melbourne. While large sections are difficult to access…

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Kilcunda Fishing

Fishing 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…

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Mordialloc Fishing

Mordialloc Fishing Overview I have a soft spot for Mordialloc fishing. I love fishing off the Pier. It’s one of my favourite Melbourne Piers. I love fishing…

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Victorian Saltwater Fishing Map


Victorian Saltwater Fishing FAQ

What Kind Of Saltwater Fishing Environments Exist In Victoria?

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.


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