WE will have a bumper snapper season because we have an old-fashioned spring in sight.
Rain has been falling right through the winter and, even though we are not into spring yet, the apricot trees have flowered.
Most snapper have not left the bays and both bays are really good so check your gear.
Some have tried Point Lonsdale but there is work going on there on the pier so look elsewhere.
A big night was had at Tackleworld Cranbourne for the calamari presentation. You can see them at the Melbourne 4x4 Fishing & Outdoors Show on August 24.
Salmon to 1.2kg at Kilcunda beach on squid.
Salmon to 1.8kg at Anzacs Beach using metal lures.
A 4kg snapper was caught in Western Port Bay using fresh calamari.
Gummy shark to 10kg at Balnarring using squid and yakka baits.
Whiting at Sorrento using pippie, mussel and squid for bait.
Salmon at Apollo Bay using baits as well as surf poppers.
Two nice mulloway to 88cms in length were caught at Nelson.
Trout are going at Lake Eildon on Tassie devils.
Rainbow trout at Eildon pondage on pink powerbait nuggets.
Peter Farrugia was in Karratha in Western Australia this week. Peter was looking at fishing: $40 for abalone and $40 for all licences.
Some nice brown trout have been caught at Newlyn Reservoir this week.
Redfin over 2kg at Wurdiboluc as well as brown trout.
Whiting at Sorrento using fresh squid strips as bait.
Flathead, salmon, small snapper and squid have been caught while drifting the spoil grounds off Pelican Shores.
Salmon to 60cm at Wild Dog Beach and Marengo Beach.
People fishing for whiting from west sand off Swan Bay entrance last of flood tide caught 18 to 42cm.