Tag Archives: landbased

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 […]

Snapper

When it comes to fishing in Australia, snapper are easily of the most popular and readily accessible saltwater species. When the end of July is marked off on the calendar, we begin to see posts on social media of keen anglers holding up beautiful winter reds at their favourite pier, rock platform or breakwall. Snapper […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]