Having worked as a fishing writer and catching over 1000 fish (Snapper) a season to working as a personal fishing guide and catching my clients over 1000 snapper a season, I have a bit of a knack of knowing Snapper. Here are a few of my fishing tips and tricks for bagging a Snapper in Victoria. These are all free, & best of all even if you don’t have a boat we can hire you one to get you out on your own self drive fishing charter to bag a few Port Phillip or Western Port Bay Big Reds! So what are you waiting for? Read up and hit the water!

Snapper Fishing Map

View Snapper fishing map. Mornington and Yaringa in a larger map

Snapper Secrets

“My first Snapper fishing article! This is one of the most read fishing articles on the web! I hear people at boat ramps today quote some of the stuff as gospel! These are tips from the days when Snapper where hard to catch in Melbourne and only those in the know where on the fish”

Snapper tactics

“This Snapper fishing guide is more up to date, modern tips and tricks for bagging Big Red! This article was written just after a full season of fishing guiding where I had averaged over 8 snapper per trip per client on Port Phillip Bay”

Top Ten snapper tips

“These tips and article was requested by the Age’s Melbourne Magazine. Great no BS for the Snapper angler”

Fishing Port Phillip Bay

“A great guide to fishing in Port Phillip Bay”

Marvellous Mornington

“How to bag a brace of fish in Melbourne’s famous Mornington region”

Fishing Western Port Bay

“Great fishing tips on how to catch a feed of fish from Melbourne’s Western Port Bay”