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 […]

Whiting

King George Whiting are considered by many to be one of the finest table fish in Australia, not to mention they also provide great sport on light tackle, and provide great fun for anglers of all ages. One thing that I personally love about whiting is their accessibility, you don’t need a boat to catch […]

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 […]

Squid

SQUID Squidding is great fun for the whole family, and is enjoyed by many fishermen from novices to experts, there is something addictive about the way squid hit a jig, and the split second when you realise you’ve hooked a hungry calamari and not just another patch of weed!In this guide we’ll be looking at […]

Gummy Shark

GUMMY SHARK Hard fighting, challenging to catch,rewarding to fish for and fantastic on the dinner plate, what’s not to love about the gummy shark? These toothless sharks have been a prized catch for many anglers, and arguably the most popular choice at the fish and chip shop!Accessible from both boat and for landbased anglers, this […]

Flathead

FLATHEAD Few table fish come close to the firm flesh of the flathead, and few fish hit a lure harder in shallow water, flathead fishing is an exciting activity that can produce huge fish in knee deep water, or a fantastic feed that’s hard to beat. In this guide we will be covering the basics […]

Trout

TROUT One of the oldest sports fish in the books, trout have been a staple trophy angling species in the Northern Hemisphere for centuries, trout were introduced to Australian waters at the turn of the 19th century. These fish are one of my all-time favourite sports fish as they offer up a plethora of different […]

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 […]