Congratulations to Chris Farrugia on his 11lb 4oz brown trout from Lake Purrumbete, you are this weeks’ Catch of the Week.

WESTERN PORT

Shaun Furtiere from Think Big Fishing Charters had some fantastic success with his customers over the past week around Western Port with some nice whiting landed as well as some monster gummies.

Steve Johnson from Ace Fishing Charters had a couple of nice sessions out on the whiting with his customers in Western Port.

BUOY 8

Pat Ellaby headed out on a solo gummy mission starting off with a bait session at Crib Point before heading to Buoy 8 in 30 metres of water where he landed this nice 13kg gummy during the flood tide.

SOMERS

Cranbourne staff member, Don Newman, got this horse of a whiting off Somers that measured a whopping 49cm! Don is joining the panel at this months whiting talk night, so make sure you come along and hear Don’s tips for big whiting.

HASTINGS

Russell Sheppard landed this beautiful 7.23kg gummy fishing out from Hastings on Sunday for the Snapper Point Angling Club comp; the gummy took a fresh slimey bait. Love ya work Russ!

LYSAUGHTS

Mo managed a nice mixed bag of whiting and snapper fishing out from Lysaughts at daybreak, his biggest whiting went 46cm.

TOORADIN

Glenn Lacey landed a cracking 31cm EP on an OSP Bent Minnow at Sawtells Inlet, Tooradin.

CORINELLA

Ben Gutu landed this beautiful snapper in 15 metres of water on fresh squid as well as a number of nice smaller snapper in 5 metres near Mosquito Channel.

SILVERLEAVES

Julian Rennie headed out to the reefs off Silverleaves in 16 metres and using paternoster rigged squid jigs managed a nice bag of squid; the best jig for the day was a red foil Harimitsu in size 3.0.

RHYLL

Matt Tormey fished out from Rhyll on Monday and found some fantastic snapper in 12 metres of water during the run out tide.

PORT PHILLIP BAY

Matt Cini and the crew from Reel Time Fishing Charters had a great week on the snapper, whiting and squid with the stand out being their 8.3kg snapper.

Jayson Turner from Pro Red Fishing Charters had a great session on the snapper this week with his customers taking home a feed.

MORNINGTON

Leo Chea landed this nice gummy shark using mackerel for bait fishing at Mornington Pier this week.

MOUNT MARTHA

Greg and his mate Serge fished out from Mount Martha last week and landed this cracking snapper.

PORTSEA

Noey Out fished the pier at Portsea and landed some cracking squid as well a solid cuttlefish all caught on Shimano Sephia jigs in 3.0 size.

THE RIP

Rob and Dylan from Sharkmen Fishing Charters managed this beautiful kingfish caught in the rip using a live calamari.

PORTARLINGTON

Tibby Flora headed out from Portarlington this week and managed to land some fantastic snapper to 49cm; he reports that fresh squid, slimey’s and soft plastics were the best options due to pickers taking pilchards in seconds.

ST LEONARDS

Ben Beard landed this ripper 50cm flatty fishing out from St Leonards recently.

WERRIBEE

Peter Farrugia with a nice hammerhead caught and released out off Werribee this week.

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AROUND THE STATE

LAKE PURRUMBETE

Chris Farrugia landed this monster brown trout from Lake Purrumbete this week that went 11lb 4oz. Congrats on the catch mate.

LODDON RIVER

Young Liam Hoskin from Queensland landed his first ever Murray cod, a 60cm beauty in the Loddon River, well done champ!

LAKE TYRES

Steve Vidler landed this cracking dusky flathead at Lake Tyers on the weekend.

LAKES ENTRANCE

Sarah Pacher caught her first fish on soft plastics being this fantastic 50cm flathead while wading the shallows at Flannagans Island, well done Sarah.

AROUND THE COUNTRY

LAKE MULWALA, NSW

Peter Szitas landed a cracking Murray cod fishing at Lake Mulwala that went 95cm.

PRIMROSE SANDS, TAS

Callum Close with a beautiful snapper caught at Primrose Sands using fresh squid for bait.

Catch of the Week

IFISH WITH TACKLE WORLD SUMMER SERIES

Johnson River Camp, NT

Target Species: Barramundi

ATA Lodge, Alagnak River, Alaska

Target Species: King Salmon

Saturday 16th of February on TEN at 8am

Lincoln National Park, SA

Target Species: Australian Salmon

Sunday 17th of February on 10 BOLD at 5.30pm

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

Only female mosquito’s' bite and most are attracted to the color blue twice as much as to any other color.


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

The TEAM at Tackle World Cranbourne & Mornington

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