Welcome to “The Real Fishing Spot” on The Wave with Ash from Tackle World Miami, bringing you the latest fishing report and tips to make your next fishing trip a success around Perth, Mandurah, and Peel Island.
If you’re looking for a fishing adventure in Perth, Mandurah, or Peel Island, the beaches are the place to be. The whiting are plentiful and easy to catch, making them the hotspot for fishing enthusiasts. The tailor bite is also solid during sunset, and if you have a good number of whiting and tailor, you may find solid mulloways sitting right behind them. Fresh filet or strip bait works best when targeting mulloway, and they are the pinnacle of beach fishing in local waters.
Offshore, metro marlin are being caught during the week, which is a great achievement for any angler. The southern bluefin tuna and dolphin fish are also in the mix and can be caught using a variety of lures and baits. Autumn is the best time of year for squid, and the peaking days of low swell give increased water clarity, making it the perfect time to try squid fishing.
When fishing on the beach, use long rods and strong lines to cast a further distance. Live bait or lures such as poppers or metal slugs are effective. For mulloway, a heavy-duty rig with a 40 to 50 lb leader and a 4/0 or 5/0 hook is suitable. When fishing offshore, troll skirted lures or deep-diving lures to catch pelagic species such as marlin, tuna, and dolphin fish. Squid can be caught using squid jigs or baited hooks with prawn or fish.
Remember to follow fishing regulations to ensure sustainable fishing practices. Check the fishing limits for the species you intend to catch and release any undersized or prohibited fish. Always use catch and release techniques to ensure the survival of the fish.
Wherever you decide to fish this weekend, good luck and tight lines. Tune in to “The Real Fishing Spot” on The Wave for more tips and reports on the latest fishing trends.