Welcome to Fishing Mad Fishing local fishing reports section. Here we share fishing reports from other local anglers. These reports are from areas such as Port Phillip Bay, Western Port, Maribyrnong River, Patterson River and all the lakes and estuaries around our state. If you would like to have a fishing report posted on this page then simply email us at in the email include a description of what you caught, how you caught it and the area it was caught in. Also attach a few photos and we will gladly share this on the reports page.

Williamstown snapper fishing report Port Phillip Bay

Williamstown snapper fishing report. Its been a slow start to the snapper season this year. Water temperatures which are well below normal for this time of year have the season a little delayed. Generally when the water is around 17 degrees is optimal for snapper fishing. However, we are almost […]

Werribee River entrance Snapper

Fishing report for Werribee River entrance Snapper. Kevin this week ventured out fishing the afternoon around Werribee. The winds were still quite high so instead of seeking deeper water near the spoil grounds. He instead choose to fish in quite close to shore in 6 meters deep. The areas had […]

Altona Snapper Fishing Report

Mark recently launched from Altona boat ramp due to a persistent strong northerly breeze. Which hadn’t let up for nearly a week we were forced to stay in close. Rather than heading to usual stomping grounds such as P2, Fawkner beacon, or the spoil grounds. We stayed in only fishing […]

Wyndham Harbour Mulloway Fishing

Wyndham Harbour Mulloway Fishing. Stephen Vessey from “fishing with Steve” had planned a day out on the water kayak fishing with his son Logan at Campbell’s cove. But the weather changed nasty without warning despite the pleasant forecast and forced them to ditch their beloved kayaks. Logan suggested that they […]

Bostock Reservoir

Bostock Reservoir fishing report. Bostock is a scenic fishing destination located past Ballan heading towards Daylesford. In this fishing report, we venture up to Bostock Reservoir to target some redfin and stocked trout. This reservoir has recently been stocked with 7,000 rainbow trout fingerlings as part of the state governments target […]

Wedge Spit Squid fishing

In this fishing report, we launch from the Werribee boat ramp during cold but calm conditions. We venture Geelong way straight towards Wedge Spit and drop squid jigs targeting the ever tasty calamari. The fishing was a little slow require several position moves and continually redrifting over patches that were […]

Ferntree Gully stocked trout

I ventured up to Ferntree Gully quarry and managed to catch 10 stocked rainbow trout in 90 minutes fishing from the very scenic reserve. It’s a beautiful location with breathtaking views, active bird life, crystal clear waters and freshwater fishing. Victorian fisheries have stocked this system heavily with rainbow trout and […]

Canning Reserve Bream

I took my kids fishing for 45 minutes at Canning Reserve. This is a great location on the Maribyrnong River for fishing and playgrounds for the kids. We caught 6 bream in that short session. Several bream around 36cm in length. We were fishing with scrub worms on a small […]

Upper Stony Creek Trout and Redfin

For this fishing report, we headed towards Anakie and fished Upper Stony creek. A cold and windy morning and I started casting metal lures for extra casting distance. I was using Pontoon21 paco spoons and Nories Wasaby spoons. Only a few casts into the day I went head to head […]

Portarlington squid

This fishing report comes from Portarlington. We launch from Werribee boat ramp at 6.30am in glass-like waters and red skies. We shoot across Port Phillip Bay to Portarlington to target squid. We started fishing on first light and the action was frantic. Surprisingly after only a couple of drifts and […]

Black Rock Fishing Pinkies Salmon

Black Rock Fishing Pinkies Salmon. Its the start of April and I teamed up with Rob Kriz from Robs fishing adventures. We had an amazing fishing session on Port Phillip bay around Black Rock. We launched in Robs runabout boat from Altona in some choppy conditions on day break and […]

Mornington bronze whaler shark

Local young gun angler Kurtis Campbell headed out to Port Phillip Bay with Brett Reed from Reedy’s Rigs. The guys launched from Mornington and decided to do a night session. Something different to spark some interest and see if they can land something big. Using 6-8 kilo snapper rods and […]