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.

Moorabool Reservoir Trout Fishing Report

John Marquez was fishing at Moorabool Reservoir this past weekend and landed a lovely Rainbow trout. The conditions were overcast very cold but this is often the optimal conditions for chasing trout. Rainbows in this area put up a good fight and go crazy when they see the banks often […]

Aire River Fishing Report

Aire River Fishing Report from Alex McCormick. Happy to report that the Aire River is fishing well despite the cold conditions. Both Estuary Perch and Salmon are being found in good numbers throughout the Aire River, predominately along sections surrounding the Aire River West Campground. The weather has been very […]

Lake Eppalock Cod

Lake Eppalock Cod. Lee Brickell from StrictlyOZ Fishing fished the central Vic lure casters Super series 2021 comp out of Lake Eppalock on 21/2/21. This beautiful 70cm cod took out the biggest target species of the day. Catching this beautiful fish on a fluro green Bespoke Hardbody lure casting deep […]

Werribee River Murray Cod

Werribee River Murray Cod. I was taken back by a photo sent to me by local fishing guru Danny Nguyen early December 2020 holding a beautiful Murray cod from the Werribee River. That’s right the Werribee river. I have fished this stretch of river for many years catching countless estuary […]

Port Phillip Bay South Snapper

Keen kayaker Macca Chung decided to arrange a day trip to the southern side of Port Phillip Bay which has had consistent reports of snapper catches recently. Mac used this opportunity to test his new Viking Kayak Pro Fish reload series yak after trading in his hobie. A beach launch […]

Barwon River Carp Fishing

local young gun Jesse Baron has been fishing the Barwon river lately. He has been doing well on redfin and estuary perch using shallow diving and mid diving hard body lures. Recently Jesse decided to have an afternoon targeting some carp after seeing a lot of carp surfacing whilst targeting […]

Wyndham Rockwall Mulloway fishing

On Melbourne Cup day David De Haas was a big winner. Landing a Mulloway over a meter in length and 25 kilos fishing along the Wyndham Harbour Rockwall. David was fishing with bait using a full prawn on 16 lb line, 30 lb leader finished with a running sinker jig. […]

Werribee River Estuary Perch

Werribee River Estuary Perch Fishing report by Steve Vessy ( Fishing with Steve ). Well, it’s been a long time in lockdown, but this past month we have been released with a 5km radius from our homes or workplaces, after having a look at Google maps I figured the only […]

Mornington Peninsula Garfish Fishing Report

Mornington Garfish Fishing, Rob Wortho has kindly sent us through a fishing report from Mornington Peninsula. Rob launched from the Mornington Boat ramp with his Hobie Outback kayak. A morning on the water with some close mates in search of garnish. Once reaching water depths of around 3 meters deep […]

Princess Pier Snapper Fishing Report

Princess Pier Snapper report. Finally, Melbourne was allowed to go fishing once again. Dan Andrews had finally loosened the reigns on level 3 COVID-19 restrictions. Alan and Mark headed straight towards Port Melbourne. Starting their session near the ever-popular princess pier pylons. The guys anchored up around 20 meters away […]

Lake Wendouree Trout Fishing Report

Luke Hynes went for a trip up to Ballarat for some Lake Wendouree Trout Fishing. Was a cold a drizzly day and Luke was armed only with his ultra-light spin rod paired with a 2004 Daiwa GEKKABIJIN reel spooled with 6lb braid and 4lb fluoro leader. Battling the 20-kilometre winds […]

Werribee South Gummy Sharks Fishing Report

Steve Vessy from Fishing with Steve has had some exciting times targeting Werribee South Gummy Sharks. on Friday 15th launched from Werribee South at 3 pm. It was low tide making him have to drag the kayak over 50 meters of sand. This was made much worse as he had […]