Fishing Report 22nd February 2019

Fishing Report 22nd February 2019

Land based: In the cut the jetties are producing herring in the mornings and night, juvenile salmon, whiting and some skippy. Off the estuary and ocean ends there has been some nice sized tailor caught just on dusk and into the night. people fishing the rock walls and jetty’s around the Mandurah channel are finding nice sized yellowfin whiting along with small sand whiting, herring, juvenile salmon, medium sized tailor and some big skippy.

Best baits: super worms or coral prawns, mulies.

Beaches. Theres been a few good tailor caught along the silver sands north stretch, along with the occasional big mulloway with the best reports of mulloway coming in the Madora beach area. People fishing the southern stretch have found some nice sized tailor, school sharks, herring whiting and pilch from Tims Thicket to Preston.

  • Best baits: mulies and mullet fillets

Crabs: land-based scoopers have reported that just on dark is still the best bet for a feed. Boat-based people are having best results drop netting in the deeper sections off drop with the ski area at Yunderup being the pick of the locations to try.

Boats: Dhufish, snapper, breaksea cod and some nice sized baldchin continue to be caught with the majority caught out of 40-60 meters of water plus some big schools of southern bluefin tuna once you get over the 30m mark. Some nice sized tailor have been caught trolling in the Harvey estuary.

  • Best baits: squid, mullet, coral prawns and smiling jacks slow trolled for the tailor.


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