Land based: People wading the flats after dark have been getting into some good prawns kicking. Anglers fishing the rock walls and jetty’s around the Mandurah channel are finding nice sized yellowfin whiting along with small sand whiting, herring, salmon trout, medium sized tailor and some big skippy. In the Dawesville 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.
Best baits: worms or coral prawns, mulies.
Beaches. Theres been a few good tailor caught along the golden bay stretch, with some medium sized mulloway and school sharks. People fishing the southern stretch have found some nice sized tailor, school sharks and occasional mulloway from Tims Thicket to Preston.
Best baits: mulies and mullet fillets
Crabs: Boat-based crabbers have found best results drop netting in the deeper sections in the peel inlet. Land-based scoopers are reporting that just on dark or dawn is still the best bet for a feed, further down the Harvey Estuary at island point and Herron point have been the best locations. People drop netting the jetties around the Mandurah channel are getting a few sized ones in amongst the smaller crabs.
Boats: Dhufish, snapper, breaksea cod and some nice sized baldchin groper are being caught out of 30-60 meters of water. Some very good size tailor and salmon trout have been caught trolling and casting in the estuary.
Best baits: squid, mullet, octopus and smiling jacks slow trolled for the tailor.