Fishing Report Melbourne Gummy Sharks South Channel Port Phillip Bay
Gummy Sharks – Launching out Rye on Sunday afternoon about 3pm we had a high tide at around 8:30pm The goal was to target Gummy Sharks and the key to Gummy sharks is fresh Bait , we struggled to find Salmon , so we Shot down to Sorrento Squid Grounds and got about dozen fresh squid.
Squid Is Really easy to catch in the Southern end of Port Phillip Bay. Just look for weed banks & broken ground. in Map on the right is where we got our fresh squid , there are lots of moored Small boats around , flick your jigs around and it should not take long to get a few, there is also some good whiting ground in there to , Simply look for the sand hole’s .
To Rig Up For Whiting This How we Did it Video
Fishing The Run out tide , With a western port rig and a Size 8/0 Dominator circle hook , it was really simple to catch a gummy shark .
- Fresh Bait Such as Salmon ,Trevally , Squid baccuda , Fresh Blood Bait
- Fishing Channel Edge
- Bait a Chunk / Lip hook Head / Squid Rig the goal is to make sure baits dont spin .
- Good Sharp Hook
We Had to fish 20 once Lead to hold bottom and work though catching rubbish fish such as banjo shark ,7 gillers & Ray’s.