Fishing Spots, Reports, and Regulations in Western Port

5.0

Victoria, Australia

Place public
Water Fresh
Depth 25 m

If you're planning to go fishing at Western Port, it's essential to be aware of the local fishing regulations in the Victoria area. These regulations are in place to protect the environment and ensure a sustainable fishing experience. Before you cast your line, it's crucial to familiarize yourself with the rules and boundaries governing fishing in this area, as well as the specific regulations applicable to Western Port.

You can find detailed information about the fishing regulations and legal requirements by consulting local authorities and resources in Victoria, Australia. This knowledge will help ensure a responsible and enjoyable fishing trip at Western Port.

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Western Port Fishing Map

Explore the Western Port fishing map for a comprehensive understanding of the water boundaries 38°16'12.3"S 145°16'02.7"E and prime fishing spots.

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Fish Species to Catch in the Western Port, Australia

While you're at it, don't forget to check the fishing regulations at Western Port to understand the specifics of catching each fish in Victoria.

There are countless Western Port fish species to lure and explore on your next fishing trip. Every fish has its own set of rules and requirements that you must follow. Each fish species is subject to unique regulations, including fishing seasons, size limits, possession limits, and more.

Explore the fishing regulations for Australasian snapper, Gummy shark, King george whiting, Sand whiting, Japanese meagre, Dusky flathead, Silver trevally and others, as of July 9, 2024, to ensure you are in compliance with the latest rules. To view regulations for a different fish species, please select your preferred species from the list.

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Australasian snapper

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Regulation

Season

Always open

Bag limit

10

Trophy limits

>40 (3 fish)

Min size

28 cm

Measurement

Total length

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Gummy shark

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Regulation

Season

-

Bag limit

-

Max size

-

Min size

-

Prohibited methods

-

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King George whiting

#Popular
Regulation

Season

Always open

Bag limit

20

Min size

27 cm

Measurement

Total length

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Sand whiting

Regulation

Season

Always open

Bag limit

20

Min size

No

Above are just a few of the species found in Western Port. However, for complete information about the rules for fishing in Western Port you can use the Fishbox app. Fishbox is your trusted assistant, providing detailed regulations for 9 species of fish in Western Port.

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Fishing Spots Near the Western Port

Must visit the following nearest Western Port fishing spots on your next fishing trip to extend the fun.

4.9

Victoria, Australia

10 hot spots

4.2

Victoria, Australia

8 hot spots

4.5

Victoria, Australia

7 hot spots

4.7

Victoria, Australia

9 hot spots

4.1

Victoria, Australia

5 hot spots

4.8

Victoria, Australia

5 hot spots

4.8

Victoria, Australia

7 hot spots

4.5

Victoria, Australia

5 hot spots

4.5

Victoria, Australia

5 hot spots

4.8

Victoria, Australia

9 hot spots

Tips and Tricks for Fishing on Western Port

  • There are some boat ramps in Westernport. They are Hastings, Stony Point, Tooradin, Newhaven, Cowes, Warneet, Lang Lang, Grantville, and Rhyll.
  • Use a 2-4 oz. bomb sinker during weak tides and a 4-8 oz. bomb sinker during high tides. This trick will help you catch gummy sharks, snapper, and whiting.

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