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Recreational Fishing Spots (Part 6)
This data set lists all the coastal fishing spots which were identified in the Victorian Fishing Atlas – 2001. Only a handful of fishing spots are located in a Marine National Park or Marine Sanctuary. And if your favorite spot is in a Park or Sanctuary, there are great alternative fishing opportunities nearby.
LocationFishFishing allowed/not allowedNearest alternative fishing spot
Bouchier Channelwhiting, flathead, mullet, snapper, gummy sharkTick: Fishing is allowed
Joe's Islandsnapper, gummy shark, bronze whaler sharkTick: Fishing is allowed
Western Port North - Inside Channelflathead, whiting, trevallyCross: Fishing not allowedHorse Shoe Channel, less than 5 km away for trevally, whiting and flathead
Western Port North - Post Office gutterwhiting, snapperCross: Fishing not allowedJoes Island, less than 10 km away for snapper
Crawfish Rocksnapper, gummy sharkTick: Fishing is allowed 
Channels on eastern side of Western Portwhiting, snapper, gummy shark, Australian salmonTick: Fishing is allowed 
Tooradin ChannelwhitingTick: Fishing is allowed 
Foreshores of river inlets at Tooradin and Warneetwhiting, mulletTick: Fishing is allowed 
Gentle Anne ChannelwhitingTick: Fishing is allowed 
The Basket beaconsnapperTick: Fishing is allowed 
Middle Channel whiting, snapper, gummy sharkTick: Fishing is allowed 
North Arm, Shipping Channelwhiting, snapper, snook, gummy shark, flatheadTick: Fishing is allowed 
Portsea to Sorrento, including Portsea and Sorrento pierswhiting, flathead, snapper.Tick: Fishing is allowed 
Portsea Pier - outside anchor restriction zoneyellowtail kingfishTick: Fishing is allowed 
Portsea Hole (about 1 km out from Portsea Pier)snapper, flathead, gummy sharkCross: Fishing not allowedHovell Pile off Rosebud, less than 15 km away for snapper. Capel Sound, less than 12 km away for flathead and snapper. No other location for gummy shark in local area
Water off Point Nepean adjacent to Mornington Peninsula National ParkAustralian salmonCross: Fishing not allowedPortsea Surf Beach, less than 6 km away for salmon
Hovel Pile, off Rosebud snapperTick: Fishing is allowed 
Capel Soundflathead, snapper, whitingTick: Fishing is allowed 
1 km off Blairgowrie (Shark Hole)snapperTick: Fishing is allowed 
Mud Islandssnapper, whiting, flatheadCross: Fishing not allowedPinnace, less than 5 km away for snapper. Loelia, less than 5 km away for snapper. Symonds Channels, less than 5 km way for snapper. Portsea Pier, less than 10 km away for whiting. Outside entrance to Portsea, less than 10 km away for flathead.
Between South Channel Pile and South Channel FortwhitingTick: Fishing is allowed 
Pinnace ChannelsnapperTick: Fishing is allowed 
Loelia channelsnapperTick: Fishing is allowed 
Symonds channelsnapperTick: Fishing is allowed 
The Ripsnapper, Australian salmonCross: Fishing not allowedPortsea Surf Beach for salmon. Portsea Pier, less than 10 km away for snapper. Nepean Bay, less than 4 km away for snapper.
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