Fishing Report

19th Jan 2016 Mornington Peninsula Fishing report

Shark-Mornington Peninsula

The fish are seriously putting on a show this month. A large range of fish are being caught of the Dromana and Mornington areas. We've seen snapper, gummy shark, flathead and a whisper of whiting among the mix. The blue skies and sunshine seem to be stirring up their hunger. Little do they know, that's stirring up our hunger too. I can just imagine that beautiful flake wrapped in a lovely batter with a bit of salt and lemon....delish!

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Fishing Report 28th Dec 2015 Mornington Peninsula


Another good catch of flatheads today. One boat caught 27 flatheads and 3 octopus 500m out from the boat shed in Dromana. In general this year has been a bumper season for fishing so far, with nearly all boats catching fish.

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Fish are biting

Dromana Boat hire catch'

 The squid are pretty active off Dromana at the moment, both calamari and arrow types. Now is the time to get out there and have a crack! We are noticing larger than usual flatheads are being caught, less than 1kg from the shore in Dromana. There’s are plenty of pinky’s biting, but make sure you only keep pinky’s over 28cm! Happy …

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Catch of the day!


Great little catch of Dromana Beach this Sunday. Nice large flat head! Catch of the day! Catch of the day! 2015-12-03 Chris Sutherland Is this acting or real? 0 0 REAL! Like User Rating: 5 ( 1 votes) Great little catch of Dromana Beach this Sunday. Nice large flat head!

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Fishing Report 4th Jan 2015 Mornington Peninsula – Rosebud – Sorrento – Portsea – Dromana


Exciting news for game fishing, schools of salmon are moving around the Dromana area, with several 2-3kg fish being caught. Flathead are still on the bite out from 500m to 1km from Dromana Boat Shed, between the pier and the boat launch. The warmer weather seems to be making the fish more active and hungry for food. Squid for fresh …

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Fishing Report 28th December

Boat Hire for fishing

Was an awesome day at Dromana Boat Hire today. The weather was glorious and plenty of holiday makers have joined us on the beautiful peninsula. The flatheads are on the bite. If you get time for a fish come on down!

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Trawling for mackerel in the great land Australia


As a kid I remember hook'n up a lure on a trusty plastic hand reel, jumping in a tinny and cruising along at  a reasonably slow steady pace with anticipation and a smile of excitment on my face at the thought of hooking up 6-10 inch long mackerel. Mackerel come from the same family as tuna and are a rich …

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Fishing Report October 2014 – Mornington Peninsula

Tiger shark - fishing

Snapper is on the bite at the moment with eager fishermen heading out in their boats to try their hand at grabbing a boat full. If you're up for a nice dish of calamari, and you don't have a boat. Pack a couple of rods in the car and head to the usual suspects Portsea, Blairgowrie or Rosebud jetties. If you …

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Catching Squid All Year Round at Dromana


Catching squid, can be a tricky business, but there are a few basics that make the job a little easier. There are different techniques for different beaches in Australia; however I've found when fishing on the Mornington Peninsula for squid the piers and jetties produce some good results. You'll have fresh calamari cooking in no time! Firstly, squid are attracted to …

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