Congratulations to Jackson Schultz on your first barrel tuna of 109kg caught out from Portland, you are this weeks’ Catch of the Week.

WESTERN PORT

FLINDERS

Pat Ellaby and Andrew Domine smashed the cephs fishing out from Flinders on the weekend with some solid pumpers landed on red foil and black jigs. The guys also managed a few more squid fishing Ventnor, Cat Bay and Quail Bank.

SANDY POINT

Dean Stacey and a mate made the most of Saturday's weather and landed a cracker gummy and a fantastic snapper while fishing near Sandy Point.

CRAWFISH ROCK

Aaron Burgermeister landed a nice snapper near Crawfish Rock in 15 metres of water on Saturday using pilchard for bait.

QUAIL BANK

Patrick Rose with a nice 50cm hood caught at Quail Bank on Saturday.

TOP END

Tyler Hotchkin braved the cold on Saturday night on his kayak and was rewarded with this stonker of a snapper coming in at 86cm. The fish was caught on a squid ring fished on a snelled rig.

LANG LANG

Maddison with one of 4 gummy’s she caught off the back of her dad, Shaun Makin's kayak. The pair were fishing off Lang Lang Beach on Saturday with prawns & salmon the preferred bait. Great work Maddi!

SILVERLEAVES

Shar Kan and co fished in 15 metres of water out from Silverleaves and landed a solid snapper on fresh couta, as you can see from the photo, there is plenty of fresh bait about if you put in the time.

PORT PHILLIP BAY

Jayson Turner from Pro Red Fishing Charters had a good day on Port Phillip with some nice calamari landed for those on board.

WERRIBEE RIVER

The Ormond Angling Club had their annual Werribee River bream comp on Saturday and George Green got the surprise of his life with a huge mulloway weighing an impressive 11.05 kg caught on a bream outfit with 8 pound line. The club members also caught 16 nice bream on the day.

WERRIBEE SOUTH

John Bish caught this ripper gummy shark fishing out from Werribee South on Saturday. John also reports being bitten off a number of times so maybe up your leader if you head out.

CARRUM

Mike Naks and his son fished out from Carrum and after wading through the piranha pinkies managed a couple of nice pan sized ones for a feed, well done guys.

PATTERSON LAKES

Brendan Smith fished Patterson Lakes last week for a nice bream caught on a vibe lure while fishing from the kayak.

BALCOMBE CREEK

Steve caught and released a couple of nice bream while fishing the Balcombe Estuary jetty.

AROUND THE STATE

PORTLAND

Jackson Schultz and Trent Dickinson had a cracker day on the tuna on Friday. Jackson landed his first barrel tuna of 109kg and the guys also landed a nice 28kg fish with an interesting deformed mouth. The boys hooked the barrel on the Bonze Thunnus spreader bar rigged with a winged Exocet in humdinger colour that Trent picked up from the shop.

NAGAMBIE

Jett Cole reports in from Nagambie where he has had a lot of success on the yellas as of late catching 3 to 4 per session, his best being this 45cm fish.

LAKE EILDON

Bailey Thomas and his dad Paul pulled up to their first spot at Lake Eildon and Bailey managed this ripper 61cm/5lb brown trout on his 3rd cast on a swimbait while targeting cod. Great fish mate, can’t complain about that.

Adam Moulday with a beautiful 60cm Murray cod caught on a Bassman spinner bait at Lake Eildon on the weekend.

CRANBOURNE

Good customer Glenn Lacey had a bit of fun with the local Cranbourne carp fly fishing with an imitation bread fly.

KILCUNDA

Andrew Ketelaar reports in from the surf beach at Kilcunda with some fantastic salmon caught during the incoming tide on heavy soft plastics and big metals the handle the swell. Great work mate.

BAIRNSDALE

Pandelis reports in from the Mitchell River at Bairnsdale with some lovely bream caught on Sunday.

LAKE MULWALA

Peter Szitas landed this nice Murray cod fishing at Lake Mulwala last week, the fish went 57cm.

IFISH WITH TACKLE WORLD SERIES 14

TALKING FISHING - C31 TV - TUESDAYS @8.30PM

Catch of the Week

Catch "Talking Fishing" on Melbourne's C31 TV (CH44) at 8.30pm each Tuesday night. Staff members David Kramer and Adam Ring together with Steve ”Trelly” Threlfull host Australia's only "Live to Air" fishing television program at this prime time-slot. Put Tuesday night’s at 8.30 away in your weekly diary of TV shows to watch!

USELESS INFORMATION

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Good Luck with your fishing and stay safe on the water,

The TEAM at Tackle World Cranbourne & Mornington

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