Talking Snapper

Are you a saltwater fishing enthusiast? Then we've got the event for you!

Marine anglers can book a free night ashore on Wednesday 30 October when Talking Snapper comes to Frankston.

Whether you fish Port Phillip, Western Port or along the coast, this event will be a fantastic way for keen snapper fishers to hear the latest from fisheries managers and scientists, and improve their own fishing success with tips from experts and guides.

Important information

When: Wednesday 30 October

Where: Frankston RSL

Time: 5:30pm - 9pm (Optional expert panel and networking session until 9:30pm)

Bookings: Click here to book your seat at Talking Snapper.

What to expect

  • Fishing celebrities Aaron Habgood (Salt Guide and Reel Adventures) sharing tips and tricks to snapper success, along with the best boat-fishing techniques and how to get more out of your sounder
  • David Kramer and Adam Ring (TV's Talking Fishing) talking land-based fishing tips and the very latest on equipment to hit the market following the annual recreational fishing Trade Show in August
  • WIRF Leader Tiffany Newton giving anglers an insight into the Women In Recreational Fishing network, and her experience as a female angler
  • Fisheries snapper scientist, Dr Paul Hamer, giving insights to research and monitoring snapper stocks and how they're tracking for the future
  • Rod Barber, Senior Fisheries Officer at Mornington, presenting on the latest snapper enforcement operation and how fishers can do the right thing
  • Optional Q&A panel with the experts after official proceedings (will run from approximately 9pm - 9:30pm)
  • Dinner, drinks and snacks provided

This free event is part of the State Government’s Target One Million plan for recreational fishing, which is investing $35 million to get more people fishing, more often, in more places.