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Geoff’s Fishing Report

Corio Bay/Bellarine Peninsula A variety of fish have been caught from Cunningham Pier and along the Geelong waterfront over the years. I’ve even caught a few offbeat numbers myself, particularly in my youth while fishing – and, dare I say … Continue reading

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Geoff’s Fishing Report

Corio Bay/Bellarine Peninsula With few reports from the Corio Bay inner harbour of late, it was encouraging to hear that visiting anglers, Harley Griffiths and Stanley Owen, picked up two snapper, each around the 4-5 kg mark. They were fishing … Continue reading

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Geoff’s Fishing Report

Corio Bay/Bellarine Peninsula Although pinkie snapper to 50 cm or so have been the main catch in the outer harbour, Aaron Habgood of Red’s Fishing Adventures, caught one of 7.5 kg from 9 metres of water off Clifton Springs last … Continue reading

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Geoff’s Fishing Report

Freshwater John Clements of the Lake Purrumbete Holiday Park at Camperdown, reports that the lake is still producing trophy size brown trout with Damian Coter and Andrew Byrne individually picking up fish – one of which was just on 5 … Continue reading

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Geoff’s Fishing Report

Bellarine Peninsula/ Corio Bay On Friday, Andrew Johnson and Dennis O’Brien failed in their quest for whiting off Leopold, and in other places where they’d done well recently. So, after hours of catching virtually nothing, they headed back to Clifton … Continue reading

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Geoff’s Fishing Report

Bellarine Peninsula/ Corio Bay Although our regular night shift snapper fishermen, Andrew Phillips and George Uranus, didn’t turn a scale on their first trip off Point Wilson early last week, they made up for it on Thursday night with four … Continue reading

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Geoff’s Fishing Report

Corio Bay/Bellarine Peninsula Snapper are still on offer from Corio Bay and there are some good ones among them, like one Aaron Habgood of Red’s Fishing Adventures caught on calamari ring in 10 metres of water offshore from Clifton Springs … Continue reading

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Corio Bay/Bellarine Peninsula The Leopold Angling and Aquatic Club held its snapper competition over the weekend with Danny Skene catching the biggest fish of 7.7 kg: Second biggest, 6.3 kg, was taken by Matthew Kirby and third biggest, 6.2 kg, … Continue reading

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Fishing the New Zealand Canals * * * Paul Rahman

Paul Rahman has had a great deal of experience fishing the Twizel Canal system in New Zealand and has caught a good many trophy size fish in doing so. He now works part time as a guide on these waters … Continue reading

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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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