SOUTHERN bluefin tuna are being caught from Port MacDonnell in South Australia to Apollo Bay.
The biggest fish, 116.3kg, was caught off Warrnambool recently, but most tuna are to 25kg.
The Horseshoe area, between Portland and Port MacDonnell, is a hot spot, and is also producing albacore and striped tuna.
Jim Credlin reports the Murray River at Swan Hill is producing yellowbelly to about 1.2kg and small Murray cod on scrubworms, shrimp, bardi grubs and lures.
The Little Murray River has yellowbelly on scrubworms.
At Lake Charm, good numbers of redfin to 1.5kg and yellowbelly to 2kg are being caught on minnow and yabbie.
Moulamein on the Edward River is producing Murray cod to 90cm on spinnerbaits.
Gary Constantine at Eildon says Lake Eildon is producing redfin to 1kg on lures, scrubworms and yabbies.
Brown and rainbow trout to 1.2kg are being caught flatline trolling Tassie Devil lures, Murray cod to 5kg are being caught on Stumpjumpers near the dam wall, and the Alliance Boat Ramp area is producing brown trout to 1kg caught on bladed lures.
Eildon Pondage is difficult to fish due to water fluctuations. Nevertheless, brown trout to 1.4kg and rainbow trout to 700g are being caught during what the locals refer to as "high tide".
Downstream in the Goulburn River near Thornton, flooded grassy flats are attracting trout to 800g. Big River has small brown trout being caught on worms and lures.
In the southwest, Chris Hall at Portland said inshore anglers are catching plenty of fish.
King George whiting to 45cm are taking pipi between Pt Danger and Pivot, and the Lee Breakwater has King George whiting, flathead and small numbers of school and gummy sharks.
On the North Shore, salmon, King George whiting, snapper and gummy and school shark are being caught.
Beaches at Bridgewater, Pivot and the North Shore are producing salmon to 3kg on lures, pilchard and bluebait.
The Fitzroy and Surry rivers are producing bream to 32cm on pipi and lures. Shore-based anglers using Powerbait at Lake Bullen Merri at Camperdown are catching rainbow trout to 1kg.
In Port Phillip Bay, Brett Terossi reports snapper to about 5.5kg are being caught in 18-21m off Mornington on squid, yakka and pilchard.
Artificial jigs are producing calamari squid to 1kg on the inshore reefs between Mornington and Frankston.
King George whiting to 42cm are biting on pipi, mussel and squid between Indented Head and Queenscliff.
Anglers trolling white, skirted lures near Pt Nepean are catching salmon to 900g.
The Patterson River has reasonable numbers of bream to 700g taking scrubworms.
Alan McFayden in South Gippsland says Western Port anglers fishing Middle Spit are hooking King George whiting to 42cm on pipi and squid. Gummy sharks to 10kg are taking fresh squid between Balnarring and Somers. Sandstone Island at Hastings is producing calamari squid on artificial jigs. Williamsons Beach has salmon to 600g.
Anderson Inlet at Inverloch is fishing well for King George whiting, salmon, flathead and estuary perch on bait including Bass yabbie and pilchard.
In Shallow Inlet, King George whiting to 35cm, silver trevally, salmon and gummy sharks are being caught.
The Lewis Channel at Port Welshpool is producing King George whiting to 39cm, yelloweye mullet, silver trevally and flathead.
In the Gippsland Lakes, bream are being caught on lures, peeled prawn, sandworm and shrimp in the Mitchell, Tambo and Nicholson rivers.
Salmon and flathead are taking prawn and lures from the Metung boardwalk and Lake King jetty.
Paynesville has King George whiting at the back of Raymond Island and bream in the Straits. Bream to 40cm are being caught on shrimp at Holland's Landing.
The Hopetoun Channel at Lakes Entrance has salmon, flathead and leatherjackets taking pilchard and soft plastic lures. Lake Tyers is slow for bream and flathead on lures and prawn.
In the estuary at Marlo, anglers are taking good catches of bream to 48cm on crab and prawn, and luderick on sandworm.
Salmon, tailor and flathead are all being caught on lures. Bemm River has salmon and flathead taking lures in the channel. Tamboon Inlet is producing tailor, bream and flathead on prawn and lures.
At Mallacoota Inlet, bream are being caught on peeled prawn, yabbie and lures. The Bottom Lake is consistent for flathead on soft plastic lures.