Fishing in Seaspray

Fishing in Seaspray

Location:

Merrimans Creek at Seaspray on the 90 Mile Beach.

Head to Sale in Gippsland. At the first roundabout coming from Melbourne direction (turn right) or second roundabout (go straight through) coming from Bairnsdale direction on the Princess Highway head onto the road for the South Gippsland Highway. Continue to Longford and follow the sign to Seaspray.

Facilities:

There is a fishing jetty. A picnic and bbq area is located adjacent to the wharf. You can also access the 90 Mile Beach which is 100 meters away. There is plenty of sandy shallow areas around the river for the kids to play while you fish.

a fishing jetty in the creek
bream at seaspray

Type of Fish caught:

  • Australian Salmon
  • Black Bream
  • Flounder
  • Luderick
  • Yellow Eye Mullet

From time to time the creek will break through into the ocean. This happens a few times a year and is good for the health of the creek as the weed gets a chance to be washed out.

Protip for Merriman’s creek: If the creek is not open to the ocean, walk around the other side of the creek ( opposite to the wharf ). The water is deeper on that side and yields more fish.

Bait:

  • Sand Worm
  • Prawns
  • Puppies
  • Spider Crab
  • Soft Plastics
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What is in Seaspray

In Seaspray there is one shop to speak of that sells most things. The general store sells, bait, food, newspapers, groceries, fish n chips and acts as the local post office. You will find Seaspray Caravan Park and the surf lifesaving club. The Seaspray Surf Lifesaving club serves meals and drinks all year round.

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Gippsland Towns – Heyfield

Gippsland Towns – Heyfield

Heyfield lies in Gippsland Australia. You will find in between Traralgon and Maffra off the Princes Highway. Heyfield is a popular stop for people heading to the high country and Avon wilderness areas.

Heyfield may be the last chance to get some supplies before heading bush. Heyfield has a proud timber heritage and the local mill is the largest producer of hardwood timber in Victoria.

Let’s see what Heyfield Victoria has to offer

Founded:

Deleted: Hayfield was first mentioned in1841 as a rich agricultural area. By 1870 a post office has been established in the town of Heyfield

Population: 1993

Tourist Information Centre:

Deleted: 1a Mcfarlane st Heyfield. The tourist information centre is located at the Heyfield wetlands. The wetlands are on the Maffra – Traralgon Maffra road just over the bridge as you enter Heyfield from Traralgon

Museums & Attractions:

  • Victorian Timber Workers Memorial
  • Heyfield & District Museum

Community Facilities:

  • Heyfield Skate Park

Parks & BBQ areas:

  • Apex Park playground and BBQ area
  • BBQ at Heyfield wetland

Food and Drink:

  • Takeaway food – Indian, Chinese, Fish n Chip shop, Bakery
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  • Railway Hotel for counter meals

Annual Events:

  • Heyfield food and wine festival (October)
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  • Vintage Car Rally ( weekend after Mothers day )
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  • Heyfield Open Annual Golf Tournament ( April )

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Medical Help:

  • Heyfield Medical Centre – Tyson Road Heyfield
    • Heyfield Family Dental Care – 48 Temple Street Heyfield

Sporting Clubs:

  • Heyfield Golf Club
    • Heyfield Bowls Club – George Street Heyfield
      • Heyfield Tennis Club – Gordon St Heyfield

Automatic Teller Machines:

Bendigo Bank

Public Toilets:

  • Apex Park
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Famous People from Heyfield

  • Leigh Brown – Retired Collingwood FC Player. Melbourne FC assistant coach.

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