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.

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 […]

Phillip island Ryhll pier

Mark ventured down to Phillip island for the labour day long weekend. Hoping to sneak in a fish Mark packed light only taking his ultra light spinning rod and a packet of soft plastics. On Monday morning he ventured out to Ryhll pier with his brother. Mark was using the […]

Port Phillip Bay Squid and Flathead

It was the labour day long weekend in Melbourne. Alan launched from Altona with a couple of close mates, Mark, Michale and Nahid. The weather was perfect, and the fishing was great. We first headed to shallow squid grounds towards point cook fishing depths between 3-6 meters deep. We fished […]

Altona fishing on a Seadoo Fish pro

March the 3rd Alan teamed up with many other local jet ski and fishing enthusiasts. All this for the Melbourne Seadoo fishing competition held at Altona. Unfortunately the conditions were 40k northerly winds which made the going really tough. Because of the high wind and swell the guys took off […]

West Gate Bridge Flathead Pinkies

Jeremy Ang ventured out on Sunday the 24th along the yarra river underneath the west gate bridge. He proceeded to fish next to the jetty that has the punt pickup and drop off service. Using 2 light fishing rod outfits rigged using a paternoster rig. Finished of with a mix […]

Port Phillip Bay Whiting

Alan Bonnici ventured of from Werribee boat ramp and headed towards Corio bay. Finding an area that was weedy and around 4 meters deep. He anchored up and then started berleying up using berley pellets, pilchard chunks and tuna oil. He then cast out 2 rods. 1 with a whiting […]

Pool Tube Fishing Challenge

Please see the video link here – Alan Bonnici from FishingMad was challenged to try and catch a fish out in the bay using only an inflatable pool tube instead of a fancy kayak. Equipped only with a 1DFR spin rod, packet of Savage Gear Fathead curltail soft plastics, […]

Monster Carp Cherry Lake

Michael King and his good mate Sean Johnstone have been putting in many hours lately. Fishing around Cherry Lake trying to land a monster Mud marlin. The boys have been catching plenty of small carp but some weeks back lost a huge Carp which leapt out of the water and […]

Frankston Pier Garfish and Leatherjackets

Jeremy Ang has recently moved over to the south east side of Melbourne and has keenly been visiting all the local lakes, rivers and piers to understand good fishing locations. His recent adventure on the Australia day long weekend started at Flinders Pier where he managed to catch a few […]

Werribee Whiting on Kayak

local young gun Adam Attard has been cruising around the shallows in his hobie kayak around Werribee. This is often a great way to avoid all the boating traffic in a popular area. mainly fishing in areas not to far out from the Wyndham harbour rock wall. Adam has been […]

Wimmera River Horsham

George Hutchin sent us a report of his latest fishing adventure on the Wimmera River. One of his local fishing pools around the Horsham area. Was a very busy fishing session with lots of catches and variety of species taken. Using live scrub worms are bait George managed to catch […]