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Welcome to Happy Fisherman, the latest interactive site for all those that enjoy angling! We encourage you to share your fishing news and experiences so that everyone with a penchant for fishing can learn and develop their prowess on the water.
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- The only Knots you need to know to fish Port Phillip Bay
- The easy rigs for snapper, whitting, etc
- How to clean albacore tuna and how to serve finger licking good
- GPS – will share our location with everyone
and much more
Some pics from Zoran Gvozdenac and a friend that are gone North (Cape York) for some fishing and hunting adventure. More pics when he comes back!!!!read more
Just got this in my messanger "Got this off Portarlington channel yesterday. You gave me the spot last year. Cro baground been busy haven't had much free time.One day we can catch up for a fish. Yhanks for the spot. Cheers Dave" That's is a...read more
Even we catch lots of fish, we still happy to get some advise! HappyFisherman getting sharing some tips and getting genuine advise from the master him self Al McGlashan. Knowledge ain't no knowledge unless you share it, and people like Al are more than...read more
2018 Melbourne Boat Show was quiet impressive again. Lots of goodies, nice stage presentations and advise that everyone could benefit from. Lots of new Equipment on display and sale.read more
I decided sunday to go and check the old spoil ground. We fished for 2 hours and - nothing. Then we took of to mud island. We got some squid in 7m of water and then moved to usual spot in 12m of water. Small flathead invasion. It was imposible to fish. We...read more
For manny years we launch the boat here and never seen the tide rising this muchread more
Yesterday’s mud island session - no gummy’s. We managed bag limit on squid easy but the fish just didn’t want to play. Few banjos and port Jackson but no keepers. Even flattys that do go crazy where at sleep. Morning fog from werribee was slowing us down...read more
A quick video on how to make stuffed calamari. Very simple - yet delicious!read more
We left around eleven and went straight to the gummy spot on mud island. I had fresh Yakka fillets, Squid heads etc. but no gummy's around. Even the banjos and port Jacksons where on long leave. Flatty's kept us busy and after the tide turned we took of to...read more
Just got back from Portalington old channel getting some Yakka for tomorrow’s gummy chase at mud island. Got at the channel st 2 pm and managed 15 Yakka, 3Cuda, 6 red mullet, 2 Whitting and just before leaving -surprise. Rock ling on pilchard. All the...read more
This morning I managed to get the old friend Steve away fro the computer😀 we got at mud island about 9am -2 hours prior the low tide. Funny enough we could not get a gummy. Flatty's everywhere, Banjos, Jackson’s and monster Ray’s. Some of the rays took 45 min to bring...read more
Happy Fisherman just uploaded a quick video on how to fillet yakka or other bait and the rig we use for gummy shark . The same rig does work very well for snapper. Note in Port Phillip Bay, when the water is calm and not running fast, the only difference...read more