The beaches north and south of Mandurah are renowned for producing mulloway and tailor, along with herring.

Inside the estuary, there is excellent fishing experiences to be had around the Dawesville Cut for tailor, herring and skippy. King George whiting and whiting is also found around this area.

Crabbing is a hugely popular pastime in the estuary, and herring and popping for yellowfin whiting around the estuary gives you a great opportunity to bring out the light gear. This sort of fishing is done during the warmer months where the fish are firing up due to the heat.

White hills and Tim’s Thicket are great family beaches which hold good tailor, the occasional mulloway and plenty of bread and butter species.

Off the boat, fishing around 5 fathom bank and Bouvard reef are some of the more popular spots to try and scout out if you’re looking for a place to catch pink snapper.

The Serpentine and Murray Rivers are excellent black bream fisheries. Find out all you need to know about how to catch this highly sought after species in our How To Catch Black Bream article.

Mandurah Artificial Reef

The Mandurah artificial reef is a consistently developing complex marine habitat sytem supporting a diverse  fish community which provides great fishing opportunities for iconic species such as pink snapper, skippy, dhufish, baldchin groper and Samson fish.

To find out more about the Mandurah artificial reef, check out our artificial reefs page here.

Local Species