Fishing can be enjoyed all along Perth's coastlines, lakes and rivers.
Whether you're a keen, experienced fisherman or someone who just wants to give it a go, Perth has an abundance of hot spots to cast a line. Perth is a recreational fisherman's dream, with fish, crabs, mussels and crayfish to create the perfect day out on the water. For those who are after bigger fish, charter boats & tours take visitors to favourite fishing areas of the Indian Ocean.
In Perth we're fishing for a sustainable future so please make sure you have any relevant licences. The following areas are suggested locations in Perth where locals believe are excellent spots to go spend time in the outdoors and go fishing.
Fishing tours off Perth
If you love fishing and want to get out on the open ocean, then jump aboard a fishing tour or charter! The below operators offer fishing experiences in some of Perth's best spots.
Fishing along the Perth Beaches
Fishing on Rottnest Island and in Fremantle
Fishing on the Swan River
The Swan and Canning Rivers are bursting with idyllic fishing locations, with species including mulloway, black bream, flathead and sand whiting as well as crabs, prawns and mussels!
Fishing in Mandurah
Mandurah is a true fishing destination with popular estuaries, jetties and waterways to be explore.
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