The Fishing Report

The Reel Fishing Spot with Jye Sheridan (15/12/2017)

  • IMPORTANT INFORMATION: The demersal season reopens at midnight of the 15th of December

The Dawesville Cut:  

•             Herring, skippy, king george whiting, tailor.

•             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, salmon trout, yellow fin whiting, tarwhine and crabs

•             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, salmon trout, yellowfin whiting, crabs.

•             Best methods to catch them: for the tailor a smiling jack trolled slowly or a mulie unweighted thrown after dark, and for the crabs either a scoop net or mullet in a drop net

The beaches:

•             Tims Thicket and White Hills: Tailor, occasional mulloway 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, odd mulloway, yellowfin whiting and herring. Best bait is a Fremantle scaly on a weighted rig.

Black bream: The Murray continues to fish very well and the canals around Mandurah town are also producing some good numbers.


  • Rainbow trout, Brown trout and Red fin perch
  • Best methods to catch them: small diving minnows, spinners, soft plastics, gulp trout bait, dry and wet flies.

Western Rock Lobster:

  • Off the back of the Five Fathom bank still fishing extremely well, keep your pots on the sand. Divers still getting plenty of crayfish.
  • Best bait: hoki heads, tuna heads and blue mackerel

For the boaties: king george whiting, sand whiting, samson fish, southern blue fin tuna and skippy

•             Best bait: squid, mulies plus plenty of burley for the skippy

Latest Gadget: Chasebaits “The Ultimate Squid”

Happy Fishing!

Weather in Mandurah, WA 6210
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