Category Archives: Location Profiles

Coronet Bay

Located just beyond Corinella is the beautiful Coronet Bay, this area hosts a small town, dirt roads, and most importantly, fantastic landbased fishing opportunities! If you want to get down to a quiet location that receives very little fishing traffic but still produces, this is the place to be. In this guide we’ll be focusing […]

Goulburn River (Thornton Area)

The Goulburn River is a well known legendary fishery in Victoria, it stretches from the Victorian Alps all the way down to Echuca, where it meets the Murray River. Whilst this beautiful river holds trout, redfin, yellowbelly, cod and other native species, we will be focusing today on trout fishing. One of the biggest hot […]

Tooradin (Sawtells Inlet)

Tooradin is a quaint little town that provides peaceful, relaxing fishing for families, children and anglers looking to catch some fresh or live bait. Those who put extra time in here can also get lucky, with catches of bream and estuary perch seen from time to time by those with the skills and dedication to […]

Stony Point Pier

Stony Point Pier can be challenging to fish, but it is a rewarding location and many highly rated species can be caught here, including squid, whiting,  flathead, snapper, and gummy shark. This pier is interesting as it is very seasonal, available catches seem to vary depending on the time of year, it is worth trying […]

Gunnamatta Beach

Gunnammatta Beach surf fishing is a popular method for salmon fishermen, it produces excellent sized salmon and fishes best between May – July, lure and bait fishing are both highly productive here and a combination of both can really improve your catch for the day. As salmon are the main catch here this guide will […]

Mordialloc

There is a reason this location profile is titled ‘Mordialloc’ rather than ‘Mordialloc Pier’, Mordialloc as a location offers three main fishing locations, with the pier being just one of them. Anglers often frequently fish the pier, beach and creek with different species available in each location. As usual, I will be splitting this guide […]

Flinders Pier

Known for huge squid and a variety of reef species, Flinders pier is a premium fishing location for those looking to catch a feed of calamari. The pier has plenty of space for fishermen and squid can be caught along almost the entire pier. There is a long drop to the water here and landing […]

Merricks Beach

HOFF’S LOCATION PROFILES: MERRICKS BEACH A prime fishing location that fishes well all year round, Merricks Beach offers different fishing opportunities throughout the year, boasting good sized gummy sharks and fantastic king george whiting. Salmon and flathead are also on the menu here, and the time of year plays a big factor in what fish […]

Rubicon River

A tributary of the Goulburn River, Rubicon boasts a combination of tight water fishing, deep pools and large fish, it is best fished on the lead up to end of trout season (Now until June). If brook trout are on your bucket list, this is the place to go. LOCATION: Rubicon, near Thornton SPECIES: Brown […]

Brighton Pier

HOFF’S LOCATION PROFILES: BRIGHTON PIER Brighton Pier is best known for landbased snapper, although it is also a great pier for squid fishing at times, around the year, other fish such as flathead, salmon and whiting can come and go as they follow weather patterns and tide movements. LOCATION: Brighton MAIN SPECIES: Snapper, Squid, Whiting […]