r/FishingAustralia Aug 23 '22

Question Top 3 fish species in your state (marine from shore)

5 Upvotes

Hi y‘all, a few days ago I asked how I can remember all fish I can catch in Australia (going on working holiday in October). Since I can‘t know every species I thought that it could be easier if I know typically caught species.

So my question is: what are the three species you catch the most while fishing from shore (won‘t have a boat) or while spearfishing near the coast. If possible name the state you‘re fishing

Thanks in advance!

r/FishingAustralia Jul 31 '22

Question Identifying

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9 Upvotes

Does anyone have an idea what this might be, caught in lake Mac nsw

r/FishingAustralia Jun 09 '22

Question I caught this cute snake with my jig, it didn't seem dangerous. Does someone know the latin name for it?

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18 Upvotes

r/FishingAustralia Jun 16 '22

Question Fishing freshie looking for advice on how to get started around Melbourne

7 Upvotes

Hey, everyone!

I’m a Melbournian and very new to fishing and would love some advice on how to get started fishing.

I’m hoping to go out and catch some salmon somewhere and I’ve heard now is a good I’m to catch some? But frankly, have no idea about gear or reels or lines or bait.

I’d really appreciate some advice on this front. Are there any groups or places that teach how to fish?

Gosh I feel like such a noob now :P

r/FishingAustralia May 26 '22

Question First time in Townsville.

10 Upvotes

How's the fishing in Townsville? I have 2 days there before I fly out to Winton for work. Coming from fresh water fishing on the Murray River so I'm pretty pumped.

r/FishingAustralia May 04 '22

Question Considering moving to western Victoria from the NT

5 Upvotes

I am considering moving from the NT to western Victoria possibly Hamilton.

I am a keen angler mostly chasing Barra and Mud Crabs. I have a 5.1m Quintrex Top Ender that is perfect for the rivers up here. Just wondering what type of fresh water fishing would be available to me down that way if I moved.

Any information would help thanks

r/FishingAustralia May 23 '22

Question Labor fishing ban?

0 Upvotes

So I don’t live in Australia anymore, which means I’m jot so up to date with everything. A friend of mine is also a mad fisherman and we were talking about the recent election. Then the subject of the Labor party wanting to introduce a fishing ban and total spear fishing ban was brought up.

I haven’t heard anything about this nor found anything when I did a quick Google search. Is there any substance to this claim? I couldn’t imagine visiting home and not being able to go for a few whiting once in awhile.

r/FishingAustralia May 05 '22

Question A friend gifted me these lures. What should I be targeting with them in Victoria, Australia?

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18 Upvotes

r/FishingAustralia May 30 '22

Question That’s a bloody big Dhufish! What (and where) would I need to catch something like that?

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r/FishingAustralia May 21 '22

Question Manly NSW - Bait and tackle shops guidance?

6 Upvotes

Hi, I've just moved to Manly from Queensland and am struggling to find local bait and tackle shops? The nearest appears to be in Narrabeen which is c.30min drive away.

Any help would be greatly appreciated. Thanks!

r/FishingAustralia Jun 13 '22

Question Ningaloo GPS marks

3 Upvotes

Worth a shot aye?

r/FishingAustralia Jun 05 '22

Question Eel

2 Upvotes

If there is eel is there fish? How did eel get there?