Gippsland has over 500 kilometres of coastline offering extensive fishing opportunities. Picking a good spot requires some trial and practice and the below are some well-known 'hot spots'.

Corinella and Western Port
Head out from Corinella to fish Western Port for flathead, snapper, gummy sharks, mullet and more.

Wonthaggi, Kilcunda and surrounds
There are many popular surf fishing locations near Wonthaggi including Kilcunda and Baxter's Beach.

Inverloch and surrounds
Try for King George whiting, Australian salmon, mullet and silver trevally from sheltered beaches.

Venus Bay
Wet a line for flathead, salmon, tailor, whiting and trevally at Andersons Inlet and Venus Bay.

Port Welshpool
From the shores of this coastal village you can find the popular flathead, snapper or gummy sharks.

Ninety Mile Beach, Woodside Beach, Seaspray, Golden Beach
Ninety Mile Beach and surrounds are popular at night during winter when fishing is at its best.

Before you go

Most people will need a fishing licence even if they are only fishing for a couple of hours off a pier. Find out everything you need to know about recreational fishing from the Victorian Fisheries Authority:

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