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Never get tired of Lake Tyers
Mitch Chapman | November 2016

Only 3.5 hours from Melbourne and a short five-minute drive from the centre of Lakes Entrance, lies the ever-popular Lake Tyers. The reason Lake Tyers is so popular is the amount of species that are available on offer, with the prized targets being bream and flathead.
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Lake Purrumbete
Mitch Chapman | October 2016

Known for its trophy trout and Chinook salmon, Lake Purrumbete has stood the test of time. It’s Victoria’s premier big trout fishery, along with its neighbour Bullen Merri. Fish up to 15lb are a real possibility and 10lb plus fish are caught more regularly than not. If it’s a trophy you’re after, then Purrumbete is the place to be.
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Hop on down to the Hopkins
Mitch Chapman | September 2016

Gez the wizard with a cracker bream taken off the edges on a slow worked plastic.

The Hopkins River is located in South West Victoria and is very popular to local anglers and tourists. The two main drawcard species that bring anglers here are the black bream and estuary perch, along with a few others, including the ever elusive mulloway.
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Can’t go wrong on the ‘Nong
Mitch Chapman | August 2016

EJ Todd pro staff angler Ben Shuey with a thumping bream caught high up in the system. 

Often overlooked for the bigger and more famous Yarra River, the Maribyrnong River or ‘Nong’ as it’s known by most, is one of the most popular fishing destination for anglers who love their estuary fishing.
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Hollands Landing
Mitch Chapman | July 2016

A solid EP caught fishing plastics deep in the timber by Gez.

Often overshadowed by the bigger surrounding waterways, Hollands Landing or ‘The Straits’ as it is known, is a Mecca for big bream and has been for many years. A short drive from Sale, and not far from the heart of east Gippsland, it truly is a magical place for all anglers to enjoy. 
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Tambo River
Mitch Chapman | June 2016

Thumping bream like this one is what has made the Tambo River famous.

Three hours from Melbourne and only 30-minutes from Lakes Entrance is one of the most well known bream rivers in not only Victoria, but Australia. It’s iconic among all fishers whether lure or bait throwers, and over the years has seen a fair share of trophy-sized bream and other species captured.
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Tamboon Inlet
Mitch Chapman | May 2016

The bearded warrior pulled this perch up the river on a bent minnow –this is do or die fishing!

Tamboon Inlet has to be one of my favourite fishing locations in Australia. With the diversity of species this place has to offer and the size of the fish, you will see why Tamboon is a destination both lure and bait anglers consider a must fish location. The Lake or inlet system offers top notch flathead, bream, salmon and tailor to name a few. You can also snake your way up and enter Cann River and catch a fish up in this pretty system.
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Chappy’s hotspot – Portland
Mitch Chapman | April 2016

Dan and Adrian with a great mix of tuna and kingfish caught casting stickbaits into schools of fish!

Tuna time – that precious season all Victorian anglers look forward to. Located about four hours from Melbourne along the west coast lies the pretty, yet very busy town of Portland. In the cold months of winter there is only one thing on anglers’ minds as they head down this way and that is southern bluefin tuna.
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Yarra River adventures
Mitch Chapman | March 2016

Ghosts of the estuary are a prized capture for any angler.

In the heart of Melbourne lies the mighty Yarra River. Starting in the hills of the Yarra Ranges where trout and cod are the definitive target species, the river winds its way through the hills, before turning to salt and into Port Phillip Bay. Here the main targets are mulloway and big chunky bream. This beautiful river is full of surprises and big fish.
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