Well it's been a fairly slow start to the snapper season in Port Phillip Bay, as most would agree. The fish have been scattered and the bulk of the catches
have been coming from the northern end of the bay between Altona deep and Brighton. Over the last week or so the fish have pushed a bit further south
and the mud out off Carrum is starting to see a few more reports. As we reach the peak of the warm weather over the next week the reports should get
better and better.
James from Unreel Fishing Charters has been following the fish around a bit and while the top of the bay around P is still producing fish, there are more
and more fish between Carrum - Black Rock every day. Most of James' captures over the last few days have been in the Aspendale 14 - 18m area through
to 16m off Black Rock. Pilchards are proving ever reliable.
Customer Mark has also been finding the fish out from Carrum. Mark has had fish to 5kg over the past week, with depths of 12 - 18m all holding fish. Some
of these groups haven't been feeding but once you find the right patch of fish pretty soon you'll know that they're feeding. Pillies again have been