The Fishing Report
The Reel Fishing Spot with Jye Sheridan (31/08/18)
The Dawesville Cut:
• Herring and whiting on the incoming tide and king george whiting 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: *1st of September marks the closure of the crab season in peel 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 chance of snapper and mulloway along white hills, Preston stretch where you can find a spot not weeded out.
Best baits for the smaller species is super worms and mullet or mulies for bigger species.
• Halls Head to Singleton: sheltered beaches are holding sand 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: *Saturday and Sunday are license free days for freshwater fishing* many of the dams have been stocked with both rainbow and brown trout. Jump on Recfishwest website to get a list of stocked locations. Drakes brook and Harvey dam good starting location to try get a trout.
Black bream: Both rivers have fished much better with the downstream reaches of both rivers fishing the best. The canals around Mandurah and the Murray River are worth a try to.
Boaties: Good numbers of dhufish, break sea cod and some medium sized snapper in the 20 to 40 meter mark and bigger snapper in close for everyone to get into.
• Best bait: super worms for the king george and octopus and mullet for the dhuies and snapper
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