Fishing in Esperance

Fishing in Esperance Western Australia is a great and enjoyable activity. Due to it’s remote there are a number of awesome relatively untouched fishing spots that are worth checking out.

Video by Fishing Western Australia

What fish can you catch in Esperance?

Depending on whether you’re land based fishing or fishing from a boat, there are a number of species you are likely to catch at Esperance. This include your typical bread and butter species such as Herring, King George Whiting, Yellowfin Whiting, Skippy, Bream, Salmon and Flathead.

If you’re going for the bigger species then the likes of Snapper, Blue Grouper, Kingfish, Mulloway and Tuna can be caught both land based or out in the boat.

Although the Salmon are more active during the season (around Easter) the great thing with Esperance is that Salmon inhabit the area all year around.

Fishing Spots in Esperance

There are a number of great fishing spots all along the coast of Esperance. Some popular locations to do it include:

  • Lucky Bay
  • Bandy Beach
  • Esperance Jetty
  • Bandy Creek Boat Harbour
  • Cape Le Grand National Park
  • Rossiter Bay
  • Thistle Cove
  • Hellfire Bay

Esperance fishing vids

Video by Colin Skidmark East
Video by The Explore Life
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