The fine weather continued over the weekend with light winds and a small swell. Salty Dog Fishing Charters demonstrated that there as some good gummy sharks to be caught with this cracker caught on the weekends charter. Gummy shark have been caught in as close as 20m of water over the weekend.
Lake Purrumbete continues to produce good catches of brown and rainbow trout, chinook salmon and redfin around a kilogram with the occasional larger fish caught either trolling lures or fishing with mudeyes. The Lake Purrumbete Angling Club had a successful competition over the weekend catching dozens of fish between their members. Lake Bullen Merri still has a bad algae bloom.
There have also been some larger brown trout in the mix like this cracker which weighed over 4kg!
Flat seas have seen good catches of rock lobster by divers and drop netters from all ports. Scott Gray from the Tackle Shack had a dive last night for a bag limit catch of lobsters.