Fishing the Yarra River | fishing the warmies melbourne

Fishing the Yarra River | fishing the warmies melbourne

Fishing the Yarra River Melbourne Hobsons Bay in the inlet channel at the Newport power station known as the Warmies or Hotties and also along the West Gate bridge. For some fun winter fishing for salmon, bay trout, bream, flathead, pinkies and more just before the lock downs kick in.

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24 Responses

  1. Should be sending one of those bay trout back out with hooks in it mate!!

  2. joe psaila says:

    Great video Alan canโ€™t wait till all this lockdown is over so I can take my Northbank out cheers ๐ŸŽฃ๐ŸŽฃ๐ŸŽฃ๐ŸŽฃ

  3. Grievous says:

    So do you eat fish you have caught from the Yarra ?

  4. Icesac Jeon says:

    HI! I'm am a boy in grade six, living in Brisbane, Queensland Australia. Even if I live in a different state, I always learn something in your videos. It's always good to see people catching some outstanding fish! By the way, the drone shots are epic in this video. Always keen to learn in the videos so please keep posting!

  5. EVIL ZOMBIES says:

    would you eat those fish?

  6. Jack Wayne says:

    Hey mate, I've only in the last week started learning about fishing, my question is would it be safe to eat the fish from the Yarra? I'm looking to fish so I can eat. Thanks in advance

  7. Just got my roof racks in the mail today for my kayak so itching to get back out! Watching your vids has kept me sane!

  8. Matt K says:

    Thanks for posting that little adventure. I have fished that spot up in the warmies channel many times. There are some absolutely stonking bream in there some days. Been smoked by them enough times. I wonder if the lockdowns will help with making a small difference to fish stocks, with a few less being caught and taken ….

  9. Nice job AL , love the back to basics vids , reminds me of the days when I was young and keen .I Grew up with the river 50 metres away , Best of luck in lock down mate cheers

  10. Davo Bloke says:

    thanks again Alan for keeping me entertained during lockdown. I've heard of the warmies but never been there. I caught salmon out from the Sandridge lifesaving club which is not that far away.

  11. Darren Adams says:

    Makes me feel nostalgic watching that mate. Would almost come back to Melbourne just to fish there again. Great video mate, as always

  12. Thank you. Nice video with overall good summary. Great areal video footage I was there just the other recently tried for Mulloway and cheeky bream.

  13. John Johnson says:

    I'm grateful that I chose to move to Phillip island from Dandenong erea I'm out of lockdown as of last night and the fishing down here is great specially if ya find the hidden places

  14. Nice one Alan, thanks for the content mate. Always enjoy watching.

  15. Awesome video Alan ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿผ. I love fishing down at the warmies, itโ€™s a pretty good spot, but I wouldnโ€™t eat the fish like some people do

  16. Sorry the swans coming close is on me, I always give them my spare bread from burley. ๐Ÿ˜‚

  17. Another awesome video well done Alan. I was there a few weeks ago and it was so quiet. I saw one mullet get caught and that was it

  18. Mate, if you are game enough to watch your rod possibly get taken into the water by fresh water fish, go just a little downstream from the papermil/factory up ivanHoe ish way. There are some huge ones there that have no mercy when you are lucky enough to hook one up.

    Apart from carp, there are redfin, eels and idk what all not, lost two rods there which were in rod holders (back in the day). Don't see why anything would have changed over the years. ๐Ÿ˜‰

  19. Caught a lot of big snapper in that spot I was amazed as the first bite was so small then bang big snapper easy to land

  20. Commissary says:

    When we were young the fish used to jump when the pump was on.

  21. Commissary says:

    That place is my childhood. Thanks for the video, a mate pulls out massive mulloway near the bridge pier!

  22. YNOT Fishing says:

    I remember when I could go fishing it was 2019..
    ๐Ÿ˜‚ Thanks for the vid hanging to get back out there after lockdown my garfish stocks have well and truly dried up

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