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Geoff’s Fishing Report

Freshwater Justin Burns and Simon Williams, fished the Murray River near Echuca over the weekend, patiently casting lures into likely looking areas as they drifted downstream, a productive exercise as it turned out, for their catch included a 95 cm … Continue reading

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Geoff’s Fishing Report

Australian salmon are probably the easiest catch from Corio Bay at present with shoals of fish to a kilogram or so in both the inner and outer harbours, their presence being betrayed by birds working overhead. Land based anglers have … Continue reading

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Geoff’s Fishing Report

Freshwater John Clements of Lake Purrumbete Holiday Park reports that on Friday morning, Chris Farrugia, along with his sons Charlie and Cooper, fished Lake Purrumbete where – down-rigging at 12 metres with a Reidy’s bibbed minnow– Chris caught a 4.6 … Continue reading

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Geoff’s Fishing Report

Corio Bay/Bellarine Peninsula Jeff Richards, whose usual fishing partners have been indisposed of late, has taken to early morning walks out onto the new Portarlington breakwater where a variety of fish have been caught including snapper, whiting and silver trevally. … Continue reading

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Geoff’s Fishing Report

On Saturday morning, Andrew Johnson, along with Dennis and Brodie Bell, headed out off Clifton Springs, hopeful of catching whiting, but after making several moves, those they caught were very small, ranging from undersize to not worth keeping. Never the … Continue reading

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Geoff’s Fishing Report

Freshwater John Clements of Lake Purrumbete Holiday Park reports fishing Lake Bullen Merri with Bill Classon for a respectable catch of rainbow trout to 1.5 kg and chinook salmon to 2 kg, while anglers fishing from the bank were also … Continue reading

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First order of business for Danny Skene last week was to catch some squid, which he did in spades off Clifton Springs with some big ones among them. Then, with the weather holding toward evening, he headed out toward the … Continue reading

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Geoff’s Fishing Report

Corio Bay Bellarine Peninsula On Friday afternoon, Andrew Johnson and Dennis O’Brien were out in seas that were rough enough to deter all but the very keen. But whiting were about, and in 4.5 metres off Clifton Springs; they caught … Continue reading

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Offshore With a break in the weather last week, Geelong anglers Kevin McLoughlin, Brian Nolan and Andrew Moffat launched from Cape Conran in East Gippsland hoping to coax a broadbill swordfish from Bass Strait. At the edge of the Continental … Continue reading

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Portland Fifteen year old gun angler Hugh Johnstone now leads the Portland tuna competition with the capture of a 60 kg bluefin on 15 kg tackle during Easter, an event that has enriched his bank account by $500.00. Hugh, who … Continue reading

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