Best Fishing Western Australia

Top 10 Fishing Spots in Western Australia

Western Australia’s abundant coastline and rivers make for excellent fishing conditions. With such a wide variety of fish on offer – you never know what you might catch!

Don’t miss some of the best black bream fishing in Western Australia against a backdrop of magnificent scenery.
Fish from the inlet or try your hand at the virtually untapped deep-sea fishing.

Fish from a boat bobbing on bright turquoise water teeming with a huge variety of species, or throw in a line from the beach and snag a monster squid or table fish.

Rottnest Island
Rottnest is a mecca for angling enthusiasts – huge schools of samson (sambo as locals call them) makes the island one of the best metro fishing spots in Australia.

Montebello Islands
Just 120 kilometres from Dampier, this location boasts fabulous scenery and rates high in fishermen’s tales. The sea is well stocked with mangrove jacks, sailfish and coral trout just waiting for you to throw in a line.

Impress your mates by reeling in a monster snapper, groper, dhufish or tuna on a local deep sea fishing charter.

Green Head/Leeman
The beauty of this fishing spot is that you don’t need to go far from the boat ramp to pull in dhufish, snapper and other prime category-one fish and return with a fishing story worth telling.

Rowley Shoals
Regularly frequented by TV fishing shows, this must-fish spot is jam-packed with wahoo, dogtooth tuna, sailfish coral trout and red emperor.

Fitzroy River
Scientists discovered the mighty Fitzroy has more fish species than the rivers of the Pilbara and south western corner combined. Threadfins and barramundi will be racing the other 38 species to take your bait.

Blackwood River
Kick back and relax by this tranquil river while you wait for a bite from passing bream and big yellowfin whiting.

Shark Bay
Land-based fishing is hot here; head to Steep Point, Big Lagoon and Turtle Bay. Or hop in a boat out to sea where the pink snapper, bluebone groper, mackerel, red emperor, tailor and mulloway are plentiful