Westernport Fishing Charter Mornington Peninsula, Vic

Westernport is warming up for some monster Gummies! Having been fishing and running charters for over 30 years in and around Melbourne, I know some of the best spots to sink our hooks into them !

Target Fish   Gummy Shark, Whiting, Snapper
Time on water   Approximately 5 hrs
Time of year   January – March
Time of week   7 days a week
Departure Times   Tide dependent
Departure Point   Stony Point Boat Ramp, Western Port, Mornington Peninsula, Melbourne
Price Range   $135-150pp
Boat Capacity   Min 6 Max 10
Best deals   Tues – Thurs

Full Charter Details

When

After the main part of the Snapper season in the bay has finished we move the boat to Stoney Point from late December until late March each year. During this time the fish in this region are feeding well and the fishing is plentiful. We run 2 charters daily, 7 days a week during the season so it doesn’t matter whether your a morning or night person.

Where

The Westernport fishing region is home to some of the best fishing in Victoria due to its diversity and natural variation. A lot of fishing shows on TV film episodes here because the fish are abundant the the number of fish species that call this area home are numerous. A bit further out is the famous Phillip Island but we generally stick closer to the shore. If you’re feeling more adventurous, our specialist shark charters venture further out into the Bass Strait in search of bigger game fish.

Meeting Point

Charters leave from the boat ramp near 1D Stony Point Road, Crib Point, Victoria (Mornington Peninsula)

 

Westerport Fishing charter map

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Our Difference

  • We are one of the original charter companies in Melbourne and owner Steve has been fishing all his life – Experience matters
  • Unlike some other charter companies, we only operate when the conditions are just right for catching fish. In fact we don’t operate during the whole winter season.
  • We like to be professional but also crack a joke to two to make sure you have a good time on the water.

Fish Targeted

This region has a huge variety of fish. We mainly target Gummy Shark otherwise known as ‘Flake’. This shark is a toothless shark, is great fighting and great eating. You will notice that flake is available at most fish and chip shops. Added to this we typically also catch Whiting, Pinkies (small snapper), Flathead, Squid and more. This charter is very popular due to the scenic location, variety of fish and close location to the boat ramp.

Price

Click on the charter pricing page for up-to-date pricing information.

How Long

Each charter is a half day charter of approximately 5 hours and we run these twice daily. The times of departure vary depending on the tides. Contact us for an accurate idea of when this would be.

What to bring

The boat, rods, reels and bait/burley are supplied. You need to bring the following.

  • Drinks, food, appropriate clothing (always bring a jacket), personal esky (for your fish), fishing licence.

Current Conditions

sea swell  See our partners are Sea Swell for a good idea of current conditions.

Pictures of Fish


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