Catch of the Week

Congratulations to Declan Betts on his stonker of a brown trout that weighed in at 6.2kg caught at Lake Purrumbete.

PORTLAND TUNA

The southern bluefin tuna action out of Portland has been hot this past week with a number of barrels caught and it looks like “redbait” colors are doing the trick; reds, pinks or purples mixed with blues and whites in both skirts and hard bodies.

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Simon Rinaldi from Red Hot Fishing Charters has been into the tuna action this week. Simon found plenty of school fish in 60m out the front of the lighthouse for customers Kane Zienkiewicz and his mates.

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Matt Cini from Reel Time Fishing Charters has had daily success on the tuna with a number of barrels caught on consecutive days.

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Jayson Turner from Pro Red Fishing Charters had some great days over the weekend with plenty of tuna brought aboard.

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Andrew, Frank, Gez and Anthony from Team Shoregame smashed the tuna on the weekend. Well done guys!

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Sharkmen Fishing charters have got some consistent numbers of tuna out from Portland over the last week.

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Brodie King celebrated his 10th birthday in style catching some fantastic tuna, Happy Birthday mate!

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PAUL'S FISHING

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Paul and the IFISH crew headed to South Australia where they fished with Shane from TW Port Lincoln and spent 2 days with Why Not Charters around Wedge Island and Thistle Island catching 10 species; KGW, flathead, nannygai, snook, pike, tuna, snapper, blue morwong, calamari and arrow squid. After that PW and Shane along with 11 year old Archie Coote fished for Australian salmon catching them to over 4kg on light gear usingmetal slugs cast from the beach.

After all the fishing action the Worsteling’s stayed on sending the crew home and jumped on board Calypso Charters for a great white shark cage dive out around the Neptune islands for an experience everyone should try.

WESTERN PORT

TANKERTON

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Anglers fishing just north of the Tankerton jetty are catching some good size King George whiting at the moment. Fish to 35cm have been taking pipi baits on the runout tide.

QUAIL BANK

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Good numbers of squid are holding on the Quail Bank at the moment. The Odori King George whiting jig in size 3 or 3.5 has been slaying them.

WESTERN ENTRANCE

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Brendon Hogg from the Krakka Yakkaz caught this ripping gummy fishing the Western Entrance from his kayak.

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PORT PHILLIP BAY

ST KILDA

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Jeremy James Sucanji got on to a nice bust up of salmon off St Kilda pier on sunday, looks like some great schools around the place.

SORRENTO

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Rob Wade and his 13yo son Kyan fished Sorrento and caught some nice squid. Well done guys.

POINT NEPEAN

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Young Boh shows us how much he loves some nice Whiting his dad Adrian and uncle Tony caught out from Point Nepean on Saturday.

AROUND THE STATE

HOPKINS RIVER

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Tristan Rogers had a quick fish at the Hopkins River and caught a lovely redfin.

LAKE PURRUMBETE

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Declan Betts caught this stonker of a brown trout that weighed in at 6.2kg caught by casting soft plastics from the boat.

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Ray Stewart caught this fantastic brown trout at Purrumbete that weighed just short of 2kg.

LAKE BULLEN MERRI

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Andrew Ketelaar fished the edges of Lake Bullen Merri from his boat and caught some great fish on Sunday trolling Tassie Devils.

BUXTON

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Tony Blackford and his son Marlon fished the Acheron River on the weekend and managed some nice brown and rainbow trout fishing with a variety of hard body lures.

LAKE EILDON

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Paul Wilson caught this fantastic brown trout from the Frazer area of Lake Eildon on a tassie devil.

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Troy Falzon caught some cracking brown trout from Lake Eildon trolling pink tassie devils.

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Robert Meocevic caught this solid brown trout flat-lining a pink tassie devil.

WHITTLESEA

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Staff member Mark Keaveny fished the Whittlesea area early in the week catching a number of nice trout on Hester Small Fry lures.

FAIRFIELD

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Chris Lennox caught this whopping carp near the Yarra Bend Golf Course in Fairfield on sweet corn.

DEVILBEND RESERVOIR

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Peter Bentley caught an absolute monster of a redfin from Devilbend Reservoir on Sunday morning on a silver and red spinner.

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Staff member Mark Keaveny went for a sneaky solo fish on Friday morning before work and caught this beautiful brown trout on a diving minnow lure.

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Matthew Schemeczko fished Devilbend Reservoir using a black and gold diver and caught this quality brown trout.

GIPPSLAND

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Tim Hussey caught this fantastic buck brown trout on a spinner last week.

MURRAY RIVER

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Old mate Koala was found having a fish on the banks of the Murray earlier this week. All reports say he went home with a cold and needing some eucalyptus tea.

AROUND THE COUNTRY

BERMAGUI

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Matt Verde fishing on board "Reel Weapon" skippered by Dick Brown caught this fantastic yellowfin tuna and reports a few schools around.

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Clay Waa caught this awesome shortbill spearfish last week on a skirt.

Catch of the Week

IFISH WITH TACKLE WORLD SERIES 13

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Port Stephens, New South Wales

Target Species: Marlin

Sunday 27th May on ONE 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

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

The TEAM at Tackle World Cranbourne & Mornington