Congratulations to Calvin Truong on his ripper mulloway caught from the Yarra River in the heart of Melbourne, you are this weeks’ Catch of the Week.

GOFISH NAGAMBIE

GoFish Nagambie was held over the weekend and with approximately 2,500 competitors there was plenty of fish caught but it wasn’t without it’s challenges. The winner of the biggest Murray cod for the event was Clint Alvey with a 109.9cm fish which won him $80k.

Jet Worsteling and Archer fished with Greg Ison and managed a nice yellow belly each.

Staff members Greg and Brendon fished the competition with good mate Borno and between them managed a couple of nice cod but unfortunately not good enough to bring home any prizes.

Tiffany Newton manged to take home a fantastic prize of a Jayco camper trailer worth $27k for her beautiful 65cm Murray cod caught during the events “Cod O’Clock” on Saturday.

Colby Lesko hit the water for the competition and managed to find a few really nice Murray cod including this cracking fish.

WESTERN PORT

Shaun Furtiere from Think Big Fishing Charters had long time customers Johnny Zhu and Robert Coillet on board for a ripper session on some monster cephs with a number of good calamari boated and one solid cuttlefish as well.

Shaun also had a charters with Colin Sires, Andrew Gardiner & a lovely couple, Nick & Tori, all the way from Texas USA this week where they landed some cracker whiting.

Last week Shaun had customers Geoffrey & son Harry onboard for a charter finding some good numbers of whiting around Western Port.

MIDDLE SPIT

Matt Connolly landed some fantastic fish at the spit this week with most fish over 40cm. Pipi and squid the best baits, well done!

TYABB BANK

Luke Birch found some fantastic squid fishing at Tyabb Bank last week.

Staff member Scott Harper and mate Peter Vink found some solid squid at Tyabb Bank picking up a fast 10 on Odori squid jigs in KGW and Red Headed White.

CORINELLA

Ash McMillan fished out from Corinella in 4.5 metres of water and landed this ripper snapper of 85cm on fresh salmon bait meant for gummies.

Tyler and Tameka got some nice whiting fishing at Corinella last week. Tyler’s biggest went 47cm and Tameka’s was 45cm.

RHYLL

Mia landed her first whiting while fishing with her dad out from Rhyll in 5 metres on squid/pipi cocktail bait.

Ian landed this solid cuttlefish out from Rhyll last week.

A lot of these big cuttles are coming up on gummy baits so it would pay to drop artificial jigs or baited jigs in these area’s as well.

PORT PHILLIP BAY

Jayson Turner from Pro Red Fishing Charters had a ripper session with his customers on the squid and cuttlefish getting a fantastic feed for all on board.

MELBOURNE

Calvin landed this cracker mulloway of 20kg on a live mullet fished up the Yarra River in the heart of the city.

CARRUM

George Golovkin took his nephew Paul fishing out from Carrum and Paul landed a nice sized flatty on the trip.

MT ELIZA

Jacinta George with some ripper salmon and pinkies fishing out from Canadian Bay at Mt Eliza last week.

MT MARTHA

Andre Wui landed a few nice squid fishing from the rocks at Mount Martha last week using red squid jigs.

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AROUND THE STATE

GLENELG RIVER

Matt Cini from Reel Time Fishing Charters as well as Jarrod Day and Peter hit the Glenelg River in search of big mulloway and weren’t disappointed with this estimated 35lb plus jewie landed by Peter on Saturday night.

Peter landed this cracking 70cm mulloway fishing the Glenelg River at Nelson using a mullet under a float.

PORTLAND

Matt and his crew landed this 106kg barrel off Bridgewater out from Portland this week.

Steve and Riley caught this 100kg tuna out from Portland last week.

LODDON RIVER

Brent Gorno landed a cracker Murray cod of 105cm on a yellow spinnerbait fishing the Loddon River near Bridgewater, well done mate.

LAKE EILDON

Bob Hazler landed this nice brown trout while trolling a Tassie Devil lure close to the timber at Lake Eildon last week.

TANJIL RIVER

Cody Stylianou with a beautiful brown trout caught after some deep bush bashing up the Tanjil River.

WILSON'S PROM

Gerry Molloy with a fantastic 8kg gummy shark caught from 5 Mile Beach at Wilson’s Prom.

PORT WELSHPOOL

Macca fished at Port Welshpool last week and caught 4 gummies to 20kg and plenty of flatties to 40cm.

BAIRNSDALE

Mackinley Campbell landed some fantastic EP’s fishing with Zman soft plastics in motor oil colour at Bairnsdale.

LAKES ENTRANCE

Congratulations to Daron Proudlock on team Home Strait fishing out from Lakes Entrance on their catch of a 117kg swordfish.

LAKE TYRES

Kylie Payne landed a nice King George whiting fishing at Lake Tyres near boat ramp 2 using local prawns for bait.

BEMM RIVER

Ben and Tyler Hotchkin fished Bemm River last week and landed some fantastic bream to 37cm and a cracking flathead of 61cm.

PICOLA

Colleen and Steve landed some cracking Murray cod fishing near Picola recently with Colleen’s fish going 79cm and Steve’s biggest at 105cm.

ECHUCA

Adele Redan landed this ripper cod of 70cm on a strip of chicken fishing near Echuca.

AROUND THE COUNTRY

LAKE MULWALA, NSW

Bryce MacDonough landed this beast of a metre plus Murray cod fishing at Lake Mulwala on a surface lure.

Catch of the Week

IFISH WITH TACKLE WORLD SERIES 14

Mallacoota, Victoria

Target Species: Striped Marlin

Sunday 5th of May on 10BOLD

(check your local guides for time)

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

The heart of a shrimp is located in its head.


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

The TEAM at Tackle World Cranbourne & Mornington

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