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 […]

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 […]

Tenby Point

Featured in one of the earlier episodes of Oz Fish TV, this location is a favourite of ours with its unique landscape and good accessibility, it offers excellent landbased fishing for gummy shark, snapper and elephant fish. Other species can be caught here but those 3 are the main targets for most fishermen, if you […]