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Western Port Fishing



Western Port Fishing Forecast

Target Species of Fish

Based on historical data for fishing Western Port, you should target one of the following species for this time of year:
  1. Australasian Snapper

  2. Australasian Snapper

    There is a 44.71% catch rate for Australasian Snapper, based on 714 Australasian Snapper counted.

    Western Port Australasian Snapper Counts Chart
    Australasian

    ENLARGE WESTERN PORT AUSTRALASIAN SNAPPER COUNTS CHART


  3. Snoek

  4. Snoek

    There is a 33.88% catch rate for Snoek, based on 541 Snoek counted.

    Western Port Snoek Counts Chart
    Snoek

    ENLARGE WESTERN PORT SNOEK COUNTS CHART


  5. Australian Salmon

  6. Australian Salmon

    There is a 4.13% catch rate for Australian Salmon, based on 66 Australian Salmon counted.

    Western Port Australian Salmon Counts Chart
    Australian

    ENLARGE WESTERN PORT AUSTRALIAN SALMON COUNTS CHART


  7. Morwong

  8. Morwong

    There is a 2.57% catch rate for Morwong, based on 41 Morwong counted.

    Western Port Morwong Counts Chart
    Morwong

    ENLARGE WESTERN PORT MORWONG COUNTS CHART


  9. Redfin Perch

  10. Redfin Perch

    There is a 2.57% catch rate for Redfin Perch, based on 41 Redfin Perch counted.

    Western Port Redfin Perch Counts Chart
    Redfin

    ENLARGE WESTERN PORT REDFIN PERCH COUNTS CHART


  11. Gummy Shark

  12. Gummy Shark

    There is a 1.94% catch rate for Gummy Shark, based on 31 Gummy Shark counted.

    Western Port Gummy Shark Counts Chart
    Gummy

    ENLARGE WESTERN PORT GUMMY SHARK COUNTS CHART


  13. Bluefin Tuna

  14. Bluefin Tuna

    There is a 1.44% catch rate for Bluefin Tuna, based on 23 Bluefin Tuna counted.

    Western Port Bluefin Tuna Counts Chart
    Bluefin

    ENLARGE WESTERN PORT BLUEFIN TUNA COUNTS CHART


  15. Brown Trout

  16. Brown Trout

    There is a 1.13% catch rate for Brown Trout, based on 18 Brown Trout counted.

    Western Port Brown Trout Counts Chart
    Brown

    ENLARGE WESTERN PORT BROWN TROUT COUNTS CHART


  17. Roach

  18. Roach

    There is a 1.13% catch rate for Roach, based on 18 Roach counted.

    Western Port Roach Counts Chart
    Roach

    ENLARGE WESTERN PORT ROACH COUNTS CHART


  19. Whiting

  20. Whiting

    There is a 1.06% catch rate for Whiting, based on 17 Whiting counted.

    Western Port Whiting Counts Chart
    Whiting

    ENLARGE WESTERN PORT WHITING COUNTS CHART


Recommendations above based on 34 species of fish and 1597 fish counted for April around Western Port.

To date, there are 84 species of fish and a total of 16870 fish counted for Western Port and within a 30 mile (48 km) radius since 2/12/1771 (253 years).

Last Update: 4/19/2024 11:39:01 AM

*** PLEASE NOTE ***
Please check local, state/province, and federal laws before fishing for any species found on this site. All data is based on historical data found for this area, and in some cases as far back as the year 1600.

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The Top 10 Fishing Spots for Western Port are the following:

  1. Cody Bank
    This bank has ledges to the north and south of this point.


  2. Flinders Bank
    Good silver whiting fishing here. Lots of flatheads. Some snapper and gummy sharks.


  3. Hovell Ledge
    Hovell Ledge


  4. Mt Martha Reef
    Mt Martha Reef is primarily composed of rock, kelp, and seaweed with some sand. Towards the end of the season, Mt. Martha becomes particularly active. The period betwee


  5. Carrum Artificial Reef
    The Carrum Artificial Reef, constructed in 1965, was the first documented artificial reef in Australia. The original reef spanned four hectares and consisted of 350 concrete


  6. SEAFORD PIER
    SEAFORD PIER


  7. Govenor Ledge
    Govenor Ledge


  8. St Leonards Boat Ramp
    St Leonards Boat Ramp


  9. St Leonards Deep Grounds


  10. Point Wilson Whiting


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Top Western Port Bait & Tackle Stores

  1. Spot On Fishing Tackle Hastings
    We have a large selection of Fishing, Camping & Outdoor gear at each of our stores. Please come in and see one of our friendly staff at a store near you!

  2. Peninsula Compleat Angler
    The only specialist fishing tackle store stocking all the big brands on the southern Mornington Peninsula!

  3. Gone Fishin
    Your 1-Stop Fishing Shop

  4. Paul Worsteling's Tackle World Cranbourne


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Top Western Port Fishing Charters & Guides

  1. Westernport Fishing Charters
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  2. Think Big Fishing
    Whether it be Gummies, Snapper, Mulloway, Kingfish, Whiting, Sharks, Tuna or Calamari. We apply the disciplines of patience, fresh bait collecting to give you the best possible chance of hooking and landing the fish of a lifetime. We cater for novic

  3. Ace Fishing Charters
    Our fishing trips in Western Port Bay are famous for the one-of-a-kind experience offered. Whether you are a novice or have experience, we are committed to offering a fishing trip that you will forever cherish. With our knowledge about the popular we

  4. Profishing Charters & Imports


  5. Classic Fishing Charters


  6. T-Cat Charters
    Helping people to learn about fishing and catching fish. Giving you the fun experience of fishing Western Port.

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Top Western Port Marinas

  1. Western Port Marina


  2. Marina View Van Village


  3. Patterson Lakes Marina


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