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Eyre Peninsula Region
This area in South Australia, has limitless opportunities for holiday
fishermen to fish on waters that are crowded with variety of fish.
Specially in the waters of Spencer Gulf and the coastline from Port
Lincoln to the Western Australian border, because of their distance from
the population centres, with incredible fish stocks and even
professional fishing has barely made an impact.
Large schools of Australian salmon, large snapper, tommy ruff, garfish,
snook, trevally, whiting, flathead, yellowtail kingfish, drummer, sweep,
mullet and salmon trout as well as large blue swimmer crabs are featured
in the region.
Edithburgh to Ardrossan
The main catches along the eastern side of the Yorke Peninsula are
garfish, tommy ruff, whiting, mullet, salmon trout and snapper. The
jetties at Wool Bay, Port Giles and Edithburgh produce impressive
catches of tommy ruffin the winter and big blue crabs are taken during
A 'hot spot' for rock fishermen who regularly yield salmon, large
snapper, snook and sweep. In the west of the Point, there's a lot of
beach and rock fishing at Butlers Beach, Gartrells Rocks, Treasure Cove
and Salmon Beach. Favorable season is from April to September when
salmon, mullet, large whiting, tommy ruff, snook, sweep and snapper are
Although it is very dangerous to have a rock fishing, it is much
rewarding to catch plenty of snapper, swallowtail and parrotfish as well
as sweep and salmon. Browns Beach has productive salmon, mullet, tommy
ruff and bream, while some of the largest salmon in the state can be
found in Daly Head.
Corny Point to Port Victoria
The whole coastline is an excellent location for large whiting and
garfish from April onwards. The waters surrounding Hardwicke Bay, Point
Turton and Port Victoria are very popular for boat anglers to fish for
whiting, mullet and snapper.
Wallaroo to Port Pirie
A popular venue for holidaying families, the jetties at Moonta and
Wallaroo are crowded most of the year. It is also where mullet, whiting,
leatherjacket, trevally, tommy ruff, snapper and drummer can be taken.
Port Broughton to Port Pirie is usually visited by boat anglers,
specially professional fishermen. Nevertheless, the jetty at Port
Broughton is a perfect spot for whiting, tommy ruff, small snapper and
Cowell to Tumby Bay
Along this western side of Spencer Gulf, Port Neill and Arno Bay are
productive spots to catch snapper, whiting, garfish and snook. Cowell is
famous for having huge catches of snapper fished by boat anglers.
Is the main city of the Eyre Peninsula. This popular holiday centre has
excellent facilities for fishermen. Some of the famous locations include
Fishery Bay, Sleford Bay, Wanna Bay, West Point and Memory Cove. Boat
fishermen can take snapper, whiting, garfish and snook. The jetties in
the area produces tommy ruff and large whiting, while large beam are
catched nearby the Todd River.
Is the top holiday venue for boat and shore anglers. The main catches
are Good-sized whiting and salmon as well as trout, garfish and trevally.
Nearby Kellidie Bay is a 'hot spot' for large snapper.
The main catches here are whiting, garfish, tommy ruff, mullet,
flathead, salmon trout, trevally and snook. The popular locations for
fishermen searching for salmon are in Lochs Well Beach and Sheringa's
Fishing at the beach, rock and jetty will provide good catches of
snapper, flathead, whiting, tommy ruff and salmon. Nearby Baird Bay is a
'hot spot' for whiting.
The most valuable fishing town for more than a century and still the
centre of a commercial tuna-fishing industry. Even the amateur anglers
have no difficulty in taking large hauls of King George whiting, snook,
tommy ruff, flathead, salmon and snapper. Other 'hot spots' include
Perlubie Beach, Eba Island and Cape Bauer. The Streaky Bay jetty is a
popular spot for catching blue swimmer crabs.
Smoky Bay to Fowlers Bay
These locations in the town of Ceduna, has grand schools of salmon.
Tailor and jewfish are yielded in beach locations, while jetty anglers
will take tommy ruffs, garfish, snook, trevally and whiting.