Welcome to Fishing Australia! With thousands of kilometres of pristine coastline and countless lakes, rivers, harbours and bays to fish from all year round, it’s not surprising that fishing is a national pastime Down Under.
Fishing in Australia will provide some of the best fishing experiences any angler could hope for.
With over 20.000 kilometres of coastline to choose from you will find it easy to find a great fishing spot.
Rock Fishing - Hillarys Boat Harbour
Australia also has tens of thousands of caravan parks which provide all the options above for you fishing accommodation.
On the other hand there are tons of camping sites scattered all over Australia for the angler to choose from on the next fishing trip.
Plus for those who love a bit of comfort or even some luxury such as hotels and resorts, motels, home stays and there's plenty around for any fisho's delight.Fishing Australia is an anglers dream come true.
Coming as soon as poss.
Fishing accommodation in every state of Australian fishing destinations.
And now you can find some great fishing accommodation in the northern areas of Western Australia just click the link or the pictures to find the available accommodation, you will find lots of great fishing accommodation in the northern areas of Western Australia where the fishing is absolutely fantastic and the more southern ares will be here shortly.
From going out into the open seas chasing prized Barras and Marlins, to fly fishing in lakes and surfcasting from the beach just a few steps from home.
I’ve done it all and have lots of fisherman’s stories of my own.
Nearly every fishing trip has brought unexpected excitement. Fishing in Australia has truly been an endless adventure! You’ll hear it said all the time, "Australia is an angler’s paradise". Take it from an old "seadog" who’s been there, done that- it’s true! Those stories you've heard about 5 meter long Whiter Pointers and 60 lb Barramundi! All of it is true and only possible when fishing in Australia. So come along and enjoy the adventure. With so many prized sized fish inhabiting our waters, you could be the lucky one posing with that prized fish! Even if you don't get to catch yourself a price you will certainly hook some great fighting fish and many are suitable for the table
While the whole of Australia is an angler’s playground, here’s a guide to the hot spots in the different regions for those who have limited time:
If you enjoy sport fishing you will love fishing in Western Australia.
Western Australia fish range from...
It's all here just waiting to be caught.
Other great WA fishing spots you might like to have a go at are...
When fishing in Western Australia it might be a good idea to check out the local fishing charters in each locality.
In Perth one of the best is Mills Charters who do fishing charters here in Perth and in the Abrolhus Islands plus they do great whale watching trips close to Perth which I went on today and it was great.
A wonderful boat and a very informative and friendly crew who know their stuff. We saw a good count of Humpback whales both young and older ones.
All in all a great trip well worth the time and money spent.
Queensland has some of the best and most beautiful fishing destinations in Australia Fishing in Queensland is very special, partly because of it's long coastline, but the very nature of the fishing there and it's magnificent diversity is what should put it at the very top of the tree.
Other magnificent QLD fishing destinations worth a good try are...
Other great NSW fishing destinations just waiting for you to have a go are...
From salt water fishing to freshwater lakes and rivers Victoria has it all.
The mighty Murray River where the Murray Cod hangs out to beautiful coastal settings and many pristine rivers and lakes abound in Victoria.
Other great fishing places are plentiful in Victoria such as
And there are plenty of other great spots for an angler to dip a line in knowing that a biggie will soon bite. Such as...
Tasmania what a place to be Fishing in Tasmania is an endlessly exciting adventure.
The proximity of the continental shelf to the shore and the varied underwater terrain combine to produce some sensational game fishing opportunities and the scenery is something very special indeed.
Tasmania has even more beautiful fishing spots on offer, such as
Fishing in the Whitsundays is magnificent and Fishing charters Whitsundays will provide you with the very best..
When fishing Australia please make sure you do so within the laid down rules and regulations.
Most important of all, you need a licence to fish in these waters. In addition to that, boat, bag and size limits apply to most fish species caught in Australian waters.
These limits vary from one state to another and also from one season to another.
Some species have open seasons when you are allowed to fish for them and closed seasons when you cannot.
Some species are endangered and completely protected. All of these rules are put in place to ensure the safety of the species and to ensure the continuity of the sport for future generations.
Guidebooks are freely available at most fishing outlets and it is best to have one of these to refer to so you do not fall foul of the law when fishing Australia.
Fishing can be exhilarating! Sometimes you will need to plan extensively but sometimes, when you are totally unprepared, magic just happens!
Fishing in South Australia can be done while dangling a line from a jetty or a riverbank such as the mighty Murray river.
So Fishing in South Australia with 2,900 miles of coastline and 400 miles of the Murray River there's never a dull moment when fishing in South Australia.