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Located just 20km off the West Australian coast, west of Fremantle,
Rottnest Island is favorite venue for many thousands of holidaymakers
each year. The island is abundant of sheltered bays, beaches and inlets
which are prolific fishing regions. The offshore reefs are a game
fisherman's paradise, which provides a world-class fishing for huge
marlin, tuna, kingfish and Spanish mackerel .
Several small bays allow fishermen to walk out onto flat, safe reefs
where they can cast into deeper holes for many reef specimens including
the West Australian jewfish, yellowtail kingfish trevally and samson
fish. Large King George whiting can be yielded all year round, while
Tailor haunt the white water which rolls across the reefs.
Ricey Beach and Longreach Bay
The northern side of the island, covered from southerly winds, coast
anglers will yield tailor, salmon, trevally and herring.
Geordie Bay and North Point
This guarded bay been renowned for producing some of the finest
trevally fishing within reach of Perth. The rocks nearby in North Point
are famous areas to find jewfish, large tailor and snapper at night.
Eagle Bay and Cathedral Rocks
Is an abundant region on the western side of the island which
provides almost all the popular species. The main yields off Cathedral
Rocks are salmon, herring, yellowtail kingfish, trevally and tailor. The
known West Australian crayfish can also be taken from the rocks in this
Fish Hook Bay
Alongside the western tip of the island, this area has plentiful of
samson fish, jewfish, snapper, herring and salmon.
The waters in this estuary are popular for huge-sized trevally. Some
popular species yielded regularly include tailor, samson fish,
yellowtail kingfish and salmon.
Strickland Bay and Mary Cove
In this open bay fishermen can yield all the famous species including
tailor, trevally, herring, King George whiting. The known spot for
tailor is nearby Mary Cove.
Boat fishermen trolling in this area will yield tuna, salmon,
kingfish and Spanish mackerel. Beach fishermen can also try for herring,
pike, salmon and snapper.
Porpoise Bay and Henrietta Rocks
The main catches in these locations are salmon, jewfish, whiting,
herring, tailor and trevally are. The local hot areas to yield big
garfish and large herring is at Henrietta Rocks.