Far West Coast
Fishermen and fishing enthusiasts travel from Adelaide to the far
west coast of Australia every summer to catch salmon, tommyruff, snook
and garfish. The far west coast of Australia has several hotspots for
fishing, with Loch’s Well as the most famous for salmon. Loch’s Well is
a private property of the Agars which do not mind that people fish in
their area as long as it is kept clean, it is located in Elliston.
Elliston also has an good camping and caravan facilities that serves as
a base for those who will fish in Loch’s Well.
Venus Bay is another fishing place that is a large expanse of sea water
and is a good place to catch whiting, flathead, trevally, sweep and
salmon angling. Another good place for recreational fishermen is Talia
Caves which is only 10 kilometers west of Venus Bay with a parking area
that is only 400 meters away. The beach of Talia caves also produce
groper and snapper. However, the the south eastern wind may make angling
Streaky Bay and Smoky Bay are other big names for fishermen. The bays
are abundant in salmon, snapper and flathead among several other species
of fish. Local businessmen in Streaky Bay, which a major township, hold
a snapper fishing contest every year for the largest snapper caught.
Another magnificent place for fishermen is Scotts Bay. It cannot found
on the map but can be reached by taking the turn-off 4 kilometers before
Fowlers Bay Township. Mulloways that can weigh up to 27 kilograms are
found here, as well as salmon, tailor, groper, snapper and sharks.
Angling is great at the western end of the bay.