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14 Best Perth Fishing Spots to Drop a Line | Man of Many

Trigg Beach is an ideal place to fish. The beach features many spots to cast your line, but the sand patches between the amazing rocky reefs are highly recommended. Fish here during high tide, so there’s less of a chance of losing your hook.

1. Trigg Beach

Blackwall Reach is considered to be one of the best places in Perth to cast your line. The cliff spot is close to 25 metres below the saltwater surface and is a perfect hiding spot for large schools and predator fish because of the proximity to the ocean and the river, there’s plenty of fish to catch.

2. Blackwall Reach

Canning Bridge features many fishing spots. You can cast your line at the fishing platform, the Jetty under the bridge and even the banks along the river. Here you will find good fishing year-round, but particularly in Summer when the water warms up.

3. Canning Bridge

Cottesloe Rock Groyne is known as one of the most popular beaches in Perth but is also a popular beach fishing spot. It gets busy, but there’s plenty of fish to go round. So cast your line off the beach and try your luck.

4. Cottesloe Rock Groyne

Found in the heart of the CBD, Narrows Bridge offers a couple of good spots to drop your lure in the Swan River. The sandy shore and under the bridge near the concrete pylons are perfect spots for schools of fish.

5. Narrows Bridge

Rottnest Island is popular due to the abundant marine wildlife as around 450 species of fish are found in Rottnest Island waters. The West End of the island is home to a sanctuary zone, there’s a platform where you can fish the Radar Reef.

6. West End – Rottnest Island

Riverside Gardens is known for its small jetties that are kid-friendly. There are plenty of different fish species and schools of fish with hiding holes along the bridges and posts.

7. Riverside Gardens

Two Rocks has several beach and reef fishing spots. All of which is home to many schools of fish. There are beaches north of the marina that you can take advantage of the gutters and small reefs but you’ll need 4WD to access it.

8. Two Rocks

Another popular fishing location is Hillarys Boat Harbour. There are rocks around the harbour and around the groynes which allow for an easy day of fishing for the whole family.

9. Hillarys Boat Harbour

The Fremantle Wharf behind the E Shed markets is worth trying. The warmer waters in the harbour and river entrance are ideal for casting your line. The wharf here is also perfect for kids to have fun too.

10. E-Shed Markets, Fremantle Wharf

Woodman Point has an amazing groyne and jetty. Both are popular fishing spots for their abundance of fish species. The Jetty is also popular for kids fishing.

11. Woodman Point, Munster

Mangles Bay in Rockingham offers anglers the choice of Beach, Jetty and Rock fishing. Fish can be found taking shelter around the rocks and the jetty.

12. Mangles Bay, Rockingham

Another popular river fishing spot is the Claremont Jetty, it’s perfect for kids and anglers alike. The jetty is quite long and wide with plenty of room to throw in a line.

13. Claremont Jetty, Claremont

Yanchep Lagoon is arguably one of the most productive shore fishing spots. you’ll need to a short walk from the beach. but once you do you’ll find an abundance of fish.

14. Yanchep Lagoon

Western Australia’s large coastline and many rivers offer fishing lovers plenty of variety of fish to reel in. Plus with an endless variety of fishing spots, each of which having a large variety of fish to catch.

Common Types of Fish in Perth

Before you cast your line in one of Western Australia’s many fishing spots, you are required to obtain a recreational fishing licence.

Fishing Licences in WA

With an editorial team full of anglers, Man Of Many has had the unique opportunity to directly sample and experience fishing from the best spots in Perth. It is also based on our own personal experience, in-depth research and customer reviews of fishing in Perth. As expert journalists who guide people between competing products and services, we have provided our independent opinion in formulating Man of Many’s selections. Our editors have taken into account, location, fish diversity and fishing conditions, while also making a concerted effort to highlight a few spots outside of the CBD. You can review our editorial policy here surrounding how we maintain our independence in our editorial reviews.

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