Flinders Pier Fishing

Flinders Pier Fishing

Easiest way to locate Flinders Pier on a map is Lat: -38.4754141 and Long: 145.0230309.The recorded elevation, according to the Bureau of Meteorology is 21 m. You will need to drive 104 kilometres from Melbourne to get to Flinders Pier. This location is approximately 01:20:00 minutes from Melbourne. The following fishing spots are nearby to Flinders Pier: Rosebud.

Flinders Pier Target Fish Species

Calamari,Whiting,Leatherjacket,Australiam Salmon,Barracuda,Parrotfish,Flathead are some of the fish you can target at Flinders Pier. Some of the bait recommended at Flinders Pier include: Chicken Breast, Pipis, Silver Whiting Strips, Bass Yabbies, Mullet, Mussel, Australian Salmon. Some of the lures recommended at Flinders Pier include: Soft Plastics, Bright Squid Jigs,Metal Lures.

Places to stay at Flinders Pier include: Flinders Hotel,Flinders Cove Motel. 1866 is the recorded establishment date for this location. Facilities include: Free Parking, Sand Boat Ramp, Public Toilets.

Within the Western Port Bay, of Vic, Flinders Pier is a fishing spot with a lot to offer. The local government area this fishing spot is located in is Mornington Peninsula. As a guide this fishing location is currently listed as open between: All Hours.

Best Fishing Times At Flinders Pier

High Tide. Try early mornings and late evenings.

Flinders Pier Land Based Fishing Notes

Flinders Pier is 327 m in length. With respect to rod holders there are installed at Flinders Pier.

Information On Flinders Boat Ramp

For those wanting to get away from the shore the boat ramp at Flinders Pier is: Sand ramp. A 4wd Recommended. You will find that for launching your boat the ramp surface is Sand. You will find this boat ramp has 1 lanes.

Accommodation Options

Flinders Hotel,Flinders Cove Motel

Flinders Pier Monthly Average Water Temperatures


There’s An Extreme Risk Of Hypothermia In The Water At Flinders Pier. Hypothermia Kills.

Hypothermia is a real risk when immersed in water. Even warmer climates with warmer waters carry an element of risk. On top of Hypothermia there are other climatic and weather risks including heat, water current, wind and wave action.

  • When the water temperature in the area around Flinders Pier is at or below 10C numbness sets in less than 5 minutes.

  • Hypothermia has already begun.

  • This means your ability to operate emergency devices, like mobile phones, radios and emergency beacons, is reduced or impossible. Your grip will be affected.

  • It becomes increasingly difficult to swim using arms and legs.

  • Within 30 to 60 minutes you become exhausted. Loss of consciousness follows.

  • Your expected survival time is between 1 and 3 hours depending on other environmental conditions.

Flinders Pier Monthly Average Air Temperatures

Mean Max (°C)24.623.219.916.714.313.714.616.518.720.622.519.1

Flinders Pier Water Temperature Vs Air Temperature & The Risk Of Hypothermia.

As Flinders Pier is located in a region where air temperature drops down below 15 deg C the risk of rapid onset hypothermia is very real. Generally the temperature of water is a degree or so less than the average recent temperatures. In sub tropical areas this means that water temperature can be below 10 degrees and up to 20 degrees C.

Of course there are other factors in play here, including water depth (shallow fast running streams vs slow moving deeper rivers) and from where the water is being fed.

Location Information Details

NameFlinders Pier
Elevation21m above sea level.
AddressThe Esplanade, Flinders VIC 3929
Nearest CapitalMelbourne, 104km aprox distance.
Time To Drive01:20:00 minutes
Post Code3929
Fishing KindSaltwater
Fish SpeciesCalamari,Whiting,Leatherjacket,Australiam Salmon,Barracuda,Parrotfish,Flathead
Suggested BaitChicken Breast, Pipis, Silver Whiting Strips, Bass Yabbies, Mullet, Mussel, Australian Salmon
Suggested LuresSoft Plastics, Bright Squid Jigs,Metal Lures
Best TimesHigh Tide. Try early mornings and late evenings.

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