The Fishing Report

The Reel Fishing Spot with Jye Sheridan (06/10/2017)

Important reminders: crabbing season is closed from the 1st of September in the peel and Harvey estuary and will reopen on the 1st of November.

The Dawesville Cut:  
•           herring, skippy, king george whiting, yellowfin whiting, tailor off the estuary end
•             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, king george whiting, skippy, tarwhine, tailor at night
•             Best baits: baby mulies for the tailor, bloodworm or squid for the whiting and coral prawns are another popular bait 

Peel Inlet and Harvey Estuary:
•             tailor, herring, yellowfin whiting
•             Best methods to catch them: for the tailor a smiling jack trolled slowly or a mulie thrown after dark.

The beaches:
•             Tims Thicket and White Hills: few decent tailor, occasional mulloway and snapper plus plenty of whiting and herring during the day. The best bait is a Fremantle scaly on a weighted rig.
•             Halls Head to Singleton: tailor, small mulloway and a few snapper, yellowfin whiting and herring. Best bait is a Fremantle scaly on a weighted rig.

For the boaties:
•             Snapper, dhufish, baldchin groper, breaksea cod, samson fish, king george and skippy
•             Best bait: squid, mullet, octopus and mulies plus plenty of burley for the skippy and inshore snapper

Happy Fishing!


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