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The Reel Fishing Spot – 14-Apr 2023
April 14, 2023

Fishing Report: Mandurah FADs

Mandurah, a popular fishing spot in Western Australia, has recently installed fish aggregating devices (FADs) in the water. FADs are designed to attract bait, which then attracts larger predatory fish such as dolphin fish and wahoo. Recfishwest and Tackle World Miami have worked together to bring FADs to Mandurah, making it a must-visit location for fishing enthusiasts.

Weather Conditions

The weather conditions during the fishing report period were mild, with temperatures ranging from the high 60s to low 70s Fahrenheit. The wind was relatively calm, with occasional gusts up to 10 mph. Overall, the weather was favorable for fishing, and the water temperature was ideal for most fish species.

Fishing Techniques

Anglers reported successful catches using various techniques, including trolling, bait fishing, and lures. The most productive technique was trolling, with anglers reporting numerous strikes from dolphin fish and wahoo.

Best Fishing Spots

The best fishing spots during the report period were around the FADs, where anglers reported excellent catches of dolphin fish and wahoo. Anglers also reported good catches of other species, including yellowtail kingfish, amberjack, and Spanish mackerel, near the reefs and drop-offs.

Fish Species Caught

Anglers reported good catches of dolphin fish and wahoo around the FADs. The largest dolphin fish caught during the period was a 30-pounder, caught on a skirted lure while trolling. Other species caught during the period included yellowtail kingfish, amberjack, and Spanish mackerel.

Conclusion

The fishing report for Mandurah FADs during the period was excellent. The FADs attracted large predatory fish, providing exciting opportunities for sports fishing. The weather conditions were favorable, and anglers reported successful catches using various techniques. The best fishing spots were around the FADs, where anglers reported excellent catches of dolphin fish and wahoo. If you’re planning a fishing trip to Mandurah, the current conditions make it an excellent time to go.

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