Target snapper, tuna and kingfish along some of the best ocean fishing grounds along the Great Ocean Road or cast a line for river bream or whiting.
Head to Lorne and Apollo Bay for great pier fishing. Charter a boat off the Bellarine Peninsula and join a game fishing tour in the ocean waters of Bass Strait for larger sharks, southern bluefin tuna and smaller mackerel tuna. Good catches of salmon and shark can be caught at Narrawong Beach near Portland.
Great river fishing is also on offer with popular spots including the Aire River near Glenaire and the Gellibrand River near Colac. Large and consistent catches of bream can be found in the estuarine reaches of the Hopkins River near Warrnambool. Catch various estuarine species such as bream and whiting, as well as mulloway in the Glenelg River.