Paul and Victoria provide hotspots all around Australia, covering all species and focussing particularly on family holiday destinations.

When you’re off on holidays, don’t leave home without checking on what you might catch and what you should bring with you to catch it!

New South Wales

  • Richmond River/Ballina
  • Clarence River/Iluka-Yamba
  • Port Macquarie-Coffs Harbour
  • Forster and Tuncurry
  • Port Stephens/Nelson Bay
  • The Entrance/Tuggerah Lake
  • Central Coast/The Entrance/Lake Macquarie
  • Sydney Harbour
  • Wollongong/Shoalhaven/Jervis Bay
  • South Coast/Ulladulla/Mollymook/Murramarang National Park
  • Batemans Bay/Tuross
  • Murrumbidgee river/Wagga Wagga-Hay
  • Tathra/Mimosa Rocks National Park/Bournda National Park
  • Eden/Ben Boyd National Park


  • Mallacoota/Croajingolong National Park
  • The Gippsland Lakes/Lakes Entrance
  • Great Ocean Road/Angahook-Lorne State Park/Apollo Bay/Otway National Park
  • Port Campbell National Park/Peterborough/Warrnambool/Port Fairy/Port Campbell
  • Murray river/Albury–Echuca,Lake Hume,Lake Mulwala


  • Gladstone
  • Bundaberg-Seventeen Seventy
  • Fraser Island
  • Moreton Bay
  • The Tweed region

Western Australia

  • Kalbarri
  • Geraldton/Dongara/Cervantes
  • Perth–Rottnest-Fremantle region/Swan–Canning/Cockburn Sound/Warnbro Sound.
  • Rockingham-Mandurah/Peel-Hervey Estuary
  • Geographe Bay/Bunbury-Busselton-Dunsborough
  • Leeuwin-Naturaliste National Park/Margaret River/Augusta
  • South-west freshwater impoundments

South Australia

  • Limestone Cost region/Port MacDonnell-Beachport-Robe
  • Fleurieu Peninsula/Victor Harbor/Goolwa Beach
  • Adelaide-Noarlunga
  • Yorke Peninsula/Gulf of St Vincent


  • St Helens/Mt William National Park
  • Coles Bay/Freycinet National Park/Bicheno

Northern Territory

  • South and East Alligator Rivers
  • Shoal Bay
  • Darwin Harbour