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The Great Ocean Road Victoria Australia Accommodation and Information

Fishing on the Great Ocean Road

Target snapper, tuna and kingfish at ocean fishing grounds up and down the Great Ocean Road or cast a line in fresh waters for river bream and whiting.

Ocean catch
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. Make your way to Narrawong Beach near Portland for good catches of salmon and shark.

River fishing
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.