The Fishing Report

The Reel Fishing Spot with Jye Sheridan 24/03/2017

The Dawesville Cut:  

  • Herring, skippy, king george whiting, yellowfin whiting, tailor off the estuary and ocean ends
  • Best bait: prawn or squid fished on either a sinking rig for the whiting or skippy and a burley cage rig for the herring, for the tailor a mulie under a float or unweighted depending on tidal flow

The Mandurah channel:

  • herring, yellow fin whiting, skippy, tarwhine, tailor and crabs
  • Best baits: whitebait or anchovies for the tailor, bloodworm for the whiting or prawns or squid are more popular baits and mullet in drop nets for crabs.

Peel Inlet:

  • tailor, herring, yellowfin whiting and some nice crabs
  • Best methods to catch them: for the tailor a smiling jack trolled slowly or a mulie thrown after dark, mullet in drop nets for crabs or scooping late afternoon.

The beaches:

  • Tims Thicket and White Hills: Salmon, some good tailor, occasional mulloway and plenty of whiting and herring during the day. The best bait is a Fremantle scaly on a weighted rig.
  • Halls Head to Singleton: tailor, odd mulloway, yellowfin whiting and herring. Best bait is a Fremantle scaly on a weighted rig.

Black Bream: the rivers have picked up in the past week with the Murray starting to produce some decent bream again with the serpentine producing some reasonable results to.

Crayfish: reds picking up with more people seeing decent catches, fishing hard in the reef holes

  • Best Bait: blue mackerel, tuna heads, hoki heads

For the boaties: snapper, dhufish, baldchin groper, breaksea cod, samson fish, southern bluefin tuna king george and skippy

  • Best bait: squid and octopus and mulies and plenty of burley for the skippy

Latest Gadget: Richter plug

Happy Fishing!