Can you fish at Bunker Bay?

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Bunker Bay is a popular beach where visitors can enjoy bushwalking, swimming and snorkelling. Fishing is also permitted in this area.

Is there trout in Margaret River?

Visitors can cast lures deep to snag some great sized Black Bream, with fishing encouraged all the way up to the river’s beautiful Alexandra Bridge (whose annual salmon run brings in crowds). The river is also home to varieties of brown trout, redfin perch and yellowfin whiting.

Can you fish in Margaret River river?

Whether fishing is your outdoor activity of choice, or you’re an occasional angler, or you want to give the sport a relaxing try while on holiday, Margaret River is ideal for family friendly fishing locations. The region’s waterways are swimming in a variety of favourite species from Abalone to Tailor.

Is Margaret River good for fishing?

As if the wine, waves and food of the Margaret River Region weren’t already enough, the area also offers exceptional, and surprisingly accessible, fishing. To give yourself the best chance of catching a highly prized West Australian Dhufish, join a fishing charter.

What can you catch in Margaret River?

What Fish Can You Catch at a Fishing Spot in Margaret River? There is fishing from the beach, where you can catch Tailor, Tarwhine, Mulloway, Australian Salmon (in season) and Herring.

Can you fish at Hamelin Bay?

There’s some great beach fishing from Hamelin Bay Beach and there is a nearby boat ramp for offshore fishing. Hamelin Bay is a great spot to catch whiting, skippy, silver bream, tailor, herring and Salmon from March to May. Further offshore fishers may be lucky enough to grab pink snapper, Samson fish or Dhufish.

Can you fish at Eagle Bay?

Eagle Bay, Bunker Bay, Meelup and Cape Naturaliste are very popular for sand whiting – catch these from the beach or the rocks – as well as herring, garfish and skippy. There is also the famous ‘salmon run’ which occurs between March and April. To catch salmon, stand on the shore in knee-deep water and then wait.

Can you fish at Canal Rocks?

Offshore from Canal Rocks produces great fishing for Dhufish, Pink Snapper, Queen Snapper, Bonito, Blue Groper and Bluefin Tuna. Great fishing for Bonito, Southern Bluefin Tuna and Australian Salmon (during autumn), cast lures like metal slugs and sinking sticks baits from the rocks.

Where do you catch squid in Margaret River?

Find Squidlips on Bussell Highway in the middle of Margaret River town. Next door to Setters Tavern in the Target arcade.

Can you fish on Busselton Jetty?

Fishing along the Jetty or along the beach A mulloway hotspot is located half way along the jetty and Big John is usually caught near the pylons. The best time to enjoy beach fishing is around sunrise and sunset and the shallow waters around the town can produce yellowfin whiting and herring.

Where can I fish in Hamelin Bay?

  • Windy Harbour. Windy harbour is a remote camping area that offers beach launching of a small boat.
  • Donnelly River.
  • Skippy Rock Augusta.
  • Hardy Inlet.
  • Blackwood River Black Bream.
  • Scott River.
  • Flinders Bay Mulloway.

What fish do you catch in Dunsborough?

During the summer months, whiting, herring, skippy, and blue swimmer crabs hang around the sand flats between Dunsborough and the Busselton Jetty, and squid can be found further out into the Bay. Winter storms bring larger fish into the bay, and snapper have rumoured to have been caught from the beach here.

Where can I Spearfish in Margaret River?

  • Sugarloaf Rock. Sugarloaf Rock is a great fishing spot accessible for all vehicles, but should only be fished in calm conditions.
  • Yallingup.
  • Torpedo Rocks.
  • Smiths Beach.
  • Canal Rocks.
  • Canal Rocks Offshore.
  • Wyadup Rocks.
  • Injidup Point.

Where is Rocky Point Dunsborough?

Rocky Point is in southwest of Western Australia on the Indian Ocean. The nearest road to Rocky Point is a sealed road that is un-named in our database (1.66km away). The nearest sealed road to Rocky Point is the Caves Road (8.57km away).

Where can I fish in Bunker Bay?

  • Dunsborough Offshore no.2. Drift this offshore reef with soft plastics and metal vibes for Dhufish and Pink Snapper.
  • Dunsborough offshore.
  • Wright Bank.
  • Dunsborough Artificial Reef.
  • Dunsborough Four Mile reef.
  • Eagle Bay.
  • Cape Naturaliste.
  • Yallingup Salmon fishing.

Where can I go fishing in Dunsborough?

  • Dunsborough offshore fishing. Dunsborough has some great offshore fishing opportunities for small boat anglers, the waters are relatively sheltered from the large south westerly swells that smash the west coast.
  • Geographe Bay.
  • Eagle Bay.
  • Bunker Bay.
  • Cape Naturaliste.
  • Rocky Point.

Can you drive on Bunker Bay?

Turn right at Bunker Bay road; the last road on the right hand side. From there, you can either drive into the resort, where the café is or if you have access to the private housing area you can drive in there(it has a big gate with a pin number on it)!

Can you swim in Hamelin Bay?

A visit to stunning Hamelin Bay is a must-do on many a holiday schedule. A vast expanse of bright white sand, turquoise waters filled with marine life, and spectacular coastal cliff walks. The sheltered bay is great for swimming, snorkelling and fishing, and divers can explore the nearby shipwreck.

When can you see stingrays in Hamelin Bay?

The best time to see Stingrays at Hamelin Bay Margaret River Visit in the morning between 9am-10am or afternoon when the boats are returning for your best chance to see them. The stingrays at Hamelin Bay beach are protected and must not be harmed.

How long is Hamelin Bay?

This is a 6.5km, half-day walk one way or a 13km, full-day return walk. Or, head north from Hamelin Bay along a 7km sweep of Boranup Beach. It’s a stunning white-sand beach with great waves for surfing.

What time of the year do the salmon run in WA?

Commercial salmon fishing off the West Australian coast has been occurring since 1940, making it one of the oldest commercial fisheries in WA. Commercial fishers in WA traditionally target salmon during the annual autumn ‘salmon run’ in March and April when large schools form near the shore.

Where are the salmon biting in WA?

  • Salmon Holes.
  • Lowlands Beach.
  • Shelleys Beach.
  • Nanarup Beach.
  • Cheynes Beach.
  • Fosters Beach.
  • Cosy Corner Beach.
  • Check out our Albany fishing page for more spots >

Where can I catch Abalone in Dunsborough?

Where can I catch Abalone in Dunsborough? Roe Abalone can be caught at various spots amongst the granite and reef reformations of the Dunsborough and Yallingup coastline.

Is Canal Rocks Bridge repaired?

Has the Canal Rocks Bridge been repaired? Yes, the canal rocks bridge has been repaired since the last storm that hit in August 2021.

Can you take dogs to Canal Rocks?

No dogs allowed at Canal Rocks as this is in the Leeuwin Naturaliste National Park.

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