The Fishing Report
The Reel Fishing Spot with Jye Sheridan (07/09/18)
The Dawesville Cut:
• Herring, whiting and occasional skippy on the incoming tide and king george whiting biting best on the slack parts of either tides on the bottom.
• Best bait: super worms fished on either a sinking rig for the whiting or a burley cage rig for the herring with sand worms.
The Mandurah channel:
• Herring, whiting, skippy and tarwhine.
• Best baits: super worms.
Peel Inlet and Harvey Estuary:
• king george whiting.
• Best methods to catch them: King george anchoring on broken ground and fishing super worms.
• Tims Thicket to Preston: herring, pilch, whiting and occasional good size tailor after dark inside the bay at Tims Thicket, tailor and some nice tailor and mulloway along white hills, Preston stretch where you can find a nice gutter or hole not weeded out.
Best baits for the smaller species is super worms and mullet or mulies for bigger species.
• Halls Head to Singleton: most beaches are holding sand whiting, the occasional bigger yellowfin whiting and herring and theres also the chance of tailor or mulloway if you can find a nice gutter or hole without weed.
Best bait for the smaller species is super worms and mullet fillets or mulies for the larger species.
Freshwater: Many of the dams have held some nice sized rainbow and brown trout and some reasonable sized redfin. Drakes brook and Harvey dam best locations to try.
Black bream: Both rivers have fished have been tough with the freshwater still flowing. Downstream reaches of both rivers are your best bet. The canals around Mandurah and the Murray River are worth a try to.
Boaties: Good numbers of dhufish, break sea cod, king george whiting and some medium sized snapper in the 20 to 40 meter mark and bigger snapper in on the five fathom and James service reefs.
• Best bait: super worms for the king george and octopus and mullet for the dhuies and snapper
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