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Rottnest Island Fishing



Rottnest Island Fishing Forecast

Target Species of Fish

Based on historical data for fishing Rottnest Island, you should target one of the following species for this time of year:
  1. Tiger Shark

  2. Tiger Shark

    There is a 29.25% catch rate for Tiger Shark, based on 520 Tiger Shark counted.

    Rottnest Island Tiger Shark Counts Chart
    Tiger

    ENLARGE ROTTNEST ISLAND TIGER SHARK COUNTS CHART


  3. Gummy Shark

  4. Gummy Shark

    There is a 10.24% catch rate for Gummy Shark, based on 182 Gummy Shark counted.

    Rottnest Island Gummy Shark Counts Chart
    Gummy

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  5. Dusky Shark

  6. Dusky Shark

    There is a 6.81% catch rate for Dusky Shark, based on 121 Dusky Shark counted.

    Rottnest Island Dusky Shark Counts Chart
    Dusky

    ENLARGE ROTTNEST ISLAND DUSKY SHARK COUNTS CHART


  7. Yellowtail Amberjack

  8. Yellowtail Amberjack

    There is a 6.75% catch rate for Yellowtail Amberjack, based on 120 Yellowtail Amberjack counted.

    Rottnest Island Yellowtail Amberjack Counts Chart
    Yellowtail

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  9. Samson Fish

  10. Samson Fish

    There is a 2.36% catch rate for Samson Fish, based on 42 Samson Fish counted.

    Rottnest Island Samson Fish Counts Chart
    Samson

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  11. Bluefish

  12. Bluefish

    There is a 2.25% catch rate for Bluefish, based on 40 Bluefish counted.

    Rottnest Island Bluefish Counts Chart
    Bluefish

    ENLARGE ROTTNEST ISLAND BLUEFISH COUNTS CHART


  13. Spanish Mackerel

  14. Spanish Mackerel

    There is a 2.02% catch rate for Spanish Mackerel, based on 36 Spanish Mackerel counted.

    Rottnest Island Spanish Mackerel Counts Chart
    Spanish

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  15. Dhufish

  16. Dhufish

    There is a 1.91% catch rate for Dhufish, based on 34 Dhufish counted.

    Rottnest Island Dhufish Counts Chart
    Dhufish

    ENLARGE ROTTNEST ISLAND DHUFISH COUNTS CHART


  17. Yellowfin Tuna

  18. Yellowfin Tuna

    There is a 1.86% catch rate for Yellowfin Tuna, based on 33 Yellowfin Tuna counted.

    Rottnest Island Yellowfin Tuna Counts Chart
    Yellowfin

    ENLARGE ROTTNEST ISLAND YELLOWFIN TUNA COUNTS CHART


  19. Baldchin Groper

  20. Baldchin Groper

    There is a 1.69% catch rate for Baldchin Groper, based on 30 Baldchin Groper counted.

    Rottnest Island Baldchin Groper Counts Chart
    Baldchin

    ENLARGE ROTTNEST ISLAND BALDCHIN GROPER COUNTS CHART


Recommendations above based on 79 species of fish and 1778 fish counted for February around Rottnest Island.

To date, there are 102 species of fish and a total of 14461 fish counted for Rottnest Island and within a 30 mile (48 km) radius since 1/23/1890 (134 years).

Last Update: 2/23/2024 10:11:43 AM

*** PLEASE NOTE ***
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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The Top 10 Fishing Spots for Rottnest Island are the following:

  1. 5 Fathom Bank
    5 Fathom Bank runs for many miles to the South from here. There are lots of drop offs and broken bottom in the area. Snapper ( pinkies ), Sambos, Skippy and KGs are the prim


  2. James Service Reef


  3. Harding Rock
    Cockburn Sound. Herring, Tailor, Snapper, Squid, King George Whiting, Salmon, Trevally. Water depth 6 - 10m.


  4. Ballarat


  5. Mosman Park Jetty


  6. Staggie Reef
    Staggie Reef


  7. Minden Reefs


  8. Orizaba Wreck
    Built for the Pacific Steam Navigation Co in Britain, RMS Orizaba was a Royal Mail Ship that played a key role in establishing the tradition of Orient Line, which named all


  9. Freddys Mark


  10. Duffield Ridge
    Duffield Ridge


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Top Rottnest Island Bait & Tackle Stores

  1. Benbow Outdoors
    Benbow Outdoors is a wholesale distribution company of fishing, camping and marine products to retail outlets across Western Australia.

  2. Getaway Outdoors Balcatta
    Getaway Outdoors is an exciting fishing, camping, leisure and lifestyle retailer.

  3. Hillarys Boat and Tackle


  4. W A Bait Supply
    Wholesale & retail local bait suppliers in Perth.

  5. Camping World Australia
    At Camping World we pride ourselves on our service record, our stores are all locally owned with a strong focus on serving those in their local community

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Top Rottnest Island Fishing Charters & Guides

  1. Indian Chief Charters
    Come and fish the pristine waters of the Indian Ocean with Indian Chief Charters. Based in Carnarvon,WA our experienced Skipper Brett and crew have extensive local knowledge where plentiful supplies of top wuality fish and will assure you the best fi

  2. BlueSun2 Boat Charters


  3. Blue Juice Charters
    Blue Juice Charters HIllarys, Perth western Australia. Perth Day Fishing Trips Abrolhos Island Fishing trips 3 to 5 Days Montebello Island Fishing Adventures (5 Days)

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Top Rottnest Island Marinas

  1. Aquarama Marina
    Boat storage- Wet and dry. 24hr Public fuel jetty- PULP/ULP/DIES. Slipway- Anti fouling, detailing, repairs. Restaurant Boat sales Mechanics Boat training

  2. The Boathouse Marina
    The Boathouse is Western Australia's first full undercover and enclosed dry boat storage facility – located along Mews Road in the Fremantle Fishing Boat Harbour.

  3. Blue HQ Marinas
    Blue HQ is is Perth's premier marina and boat strage suppliers.

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