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Geoff’s Fishing Report

Corio Bay/Bellarine Peninsula Dean Hall of the Leopold Angling and Aquatic Club had never caught a decent snapper, but club commodore Ivan Bereza, who catches more than his share, offered to take Dean out to one of his hot-spots off … Continue reading

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Geoff’s Fishing Report

Corio Bay/Bellarine Peninsula Making a 10.00 pm start from Clifton Springs under last week’s full moon, snapper aficionados Andrew Phillips and George Uranus anchored up at their favourite spot about halfway between the channel junction off Curlewis and the Point … Continue reading

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Geoff’s Fishing Report

Freshwater On Wednesday, Garry Ridgeway fished Stony Creek Reservoir on the way to Ballan where numerous fish were rising, particularly toward dark. But by then, he’d caught three brown trout, each just shy of a kilogram, using mudeyes he’d gathered … Continue reading

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Geoff’s Fishing Report

Corio Bay/Bellarine Peninsula If any angler has the Midas touch it would have to be Danny Skene. He’s not only caught several big snapper from his boat out in Corio Bay lately, but early last week he drove down to … Continue reading

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Geoff’s Fishing Report

Corio Bay/Bellarine Peninsula Snapper are still on offer in Corio Bay, something that Steven Lee could relate after picking up a beauty of 9.5 kg on Sunday night on a pilchard. Anchored some distance offshore from the Mountain View Quarries, … Continue reading

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Geoff’s Fishing Report

Despite rough and windy weather, some anglers have caught snapper in Corio Bay, both from the inner and outer harbors; among them Daniel Johnson, who – along with different companions – has caught snapper on each of his last five … Continue reading

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Geoff’s Fishing Report

Freshwater With the promise of great fishing, local anglers Trevor Holmes, Ben Young and Michael Evans hired the services of professional fishing guide Graham Edridge to fish for rainbow trout in the Twizel Canals on New Zealand’s South Island. Their … Continue reading

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Geoff’s Fishing Report

Corio Bay/Bellarine Peninsula Making an early start on Corio Bay last week, Graham Bate of Lara was soon soaking pilchards offshore from the Mountain View Quarries, hopeful of catching a snapper: No problem there, and at 9.7 kg it was … Continue reading

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Geoff’s Fishing Report

Corio Bay/Bellarine Peninsula On Sunday, with the smell of snapper in the air, Andrew Johnson, along with Dennis and Brodie Bell, headed out west of Wilson Spit where their sounder readings provided some encouragement. Despite the cold easterly breeze, things … Continue reading

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Geoff’s Fishing Report

Corio Bay/Bellarine Peninsula With last week’s strong north westerlies and choppy seas, Stuart Scott fished offshore from the Mountain View Quarries alone, and it wasn’t long before he hooked a good size snapper. Unfortunately though, it escaped when the hook … Continue reading

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