Port Hacking is a small bayside suburb south of Sydney, with a 64 square mile (165km) estuary of the same name adjacent to it. The estuary is sourced by the Hacking River, named after Henry Hacking, a game hunter who discovered the river while hunting. In the 1860s, pioneer Holt owned most of the land that is now Port Hacking and it was officially proclaimed a suburb in 1973. Aboriginal peoples used Port Hacking for fishing and trade for more than 8,000 years before it became developed. Still today, Port Hacking fishing can be great all year round.
Some of the top catches fishing Port Hacking inshore waters include Black Bream, Dusky Flathead, Tailor (Bluefish), and Whiting. Nearshore anglers often target Cobia, Nannygai, Pink Snapper (Pinkies), Samson Fish, Spangled Emperor, and Spanish Mackerel on the many nearby shipwrecks, reefs, rocks and ledges. Offshore fishing can produce Dolphinfish (Mahi-mahi), Mako Sharks, Thresher Sharks, Wahoo. And Yellowfin Tuna,. There is also good billfishing with lots of Black Marlin, Blue Marlin, Striped Marlin, and Swordfish in the canyons.
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Wreck Corlette Bay
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The Plonk Hole - Sydney
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5/6/2011 11:35:05 PM - The SS Tuggerah, lying 2.2 kilometres off the coast of Royal National Park on Sydney's south, was one of the "Sixty Miler" steam powered colliers that plied the New South Wale
La Perouse Point
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Golden Warrior Trawler
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Port Hacking FAD
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Decent deep water ledge that will hold fish.
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There is a 40.94% catch rate for Nannygai, based on 3083 Nannygai counted.
There is a 27.82% catch rate for Yellowfin Bream, based on 2095 Yellowfin Bream counted.
There is a 14.94% catch rate for Striped Mullet, based on 1125 Striped Mullet counted.
There is a 8.51% catch rate for Mulloway, based on 641 Mulloway counted.
There is a 3.64% catch rate for Dusky Flathead, based on 274 Dusky Flathead counted.
There is a 2.32% catch rate for Great White Shark, based on 175 Great White Shark counted.
There is a 1.14% catch rate for Australasian Snapper, based on 86 Australasian Snapper counted.
There is a 0.21% catch rate for Bull Shark, based on 16 Bull Shark counted.
There is a 0.11% catch rate for Morwong, based on 8 Morwong counted.
There is a 0.09% catch rate for Sand Tiger, based on 7 Sand Tiger counted.
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Please check local, state/province, and federal laws before fishing for any species found on this site. All data is based on historical data found for this area, and in some cases as far back as the year 1600.
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Ambition report 11th.September’22
9/16/2022 6:37:01 AM - Yellowfin. Well it did turn out to be a good day for Yellowfin. Not so much weatherwise though. We had a shot early for Kingfish but it must have been too early for them. We
Ambition Report 28th.August’22
8/30/2022 2:21:15 AM - August Spearfish We went out on Sunday in ideal conditions. And after hearing of the results of those who fished on Saturday there was a degree of optimism. The last thing we
8/24/2022 5:50:27 PM - Almark reef is 28 miles out of Port Stephens and is well known for holding good sized Kingfish as well as Snapper and the occasional Bar Cod. Almark is a Jigger’s paradise as
Ambition Report 7th.August’22
8/6/2022 7:40:23 PM - August Tuna August Tuna are when the Yellowfin are often found by both trolling and cubing. In fact a may be caught right up and through to November. In fact some of the big
Ambition report 23rd.May’22
5/23/2022 4:11:15 AM - Friday Due to the weather I’d been looking forward to getting out for a while now. What with the weather opportunities have been rare. But a last minute call on Thursday had
Ambition report 18th.April’22
4/19/2022 6:18:57 AM - Mahi Mahi Yesterday in perfect conditions I took Brian his father and his two young sons out fishing. They were visiting from America and wanted to experience Game Fishing. S
Peter Goadby Rundown
4/13/2022 2:39:45 AM - Peter Goadby Rundown After much toing and froing about whether to hold the Peter Goadby Tournament over one or two days; the number of entries and the weather being the matte
Ambition report 30th.March’22
3/29/2022 7:25:32 PM - La Nina To say that this year’s ‘La Nina’ event has caused unmitigated disruption would be a monstrous understatement. Other than the floods and onshore destruction it has af
Ambition report 15th.March’22
3/17/2022 1:58:55 AM - Autumn Sydney Blues… After all the bad weather and floods of the last few weeks Sydney Blues took new meaning last weekend. This time of year usually heralds the arrival of S
Ambition Report 3rd.March’22
3/2/2022 10:09:40 PM - Fishing Port Stephens… Fishing Port Stephens was really tough this season. The main problem being the lack of bait the big schools of Slimey Mackerel were not on their usual
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