Every town on the coast of York Peninsula is featured here.Some of the best fishing spots in S.A can be found on the York Peninsula and its only a couple of hours drive from Adelaide so wether your heading to Wallaroo for some Blue Crabs or Stansbury for some Garfish your shore to catch something.
Fishing on York Peninsula
Port Wakefield to Price
Covered by mangroves, sand bars and tidal creeks, the tip of Gulf St Vincent and the top York Peninsula is a good area for recreational fishers. Garfish, King George whiting, mullet, big snapper and blue swimmer crabs are all popular species to target.This a great area for small boats as the area is protected from the wind.
Ardrossan to Port Vincent
Large blue swimmer crabs are caught in the summer the summer months and tommy ruffs and mullet are always plentiful. Garfish, squid, snook, flathead and the prized King George whiting and Snapper are also found in this area.
Tommy ruffs and squid can be caught from the jetty with blue swimmer crabs and garfish plentiful in the summer months.Mullet can be found at Stansbury from the end of February through to May. Boating people can get good catches of King George whiting at most times of the year and mullet, tommy ruffs and squid are also popular catches.The back beach is popular for raking crabs through summer.
Edithburgh to Sultana Point
Tommy ruffs, squid, garfish and snook can be caught from the jetty with King George whiting regularly caught from the south eastern side. A fantastic beach fishing area, with salmon, flathead, snook and whiting can be found.Very popular with the boaties but but these unprotected waters can get quite windy take care in small boats.
Troubridge to Marion Bay
The beaches from Troubridge to Marion Bay provide some the best fishing in South Australia. Large mulloway have been caught in this area with catches of squid, tommy ruffs, mullet, garfish, snapper, salmon and snook also Night fishing seems to be better for larger fish than daytime trips, with school and gummy sharks also caught at night.Top launch area for those wanting to try some deep water fishing at Marion Bay.
Marion Bay to Corny Point
Be rewarded with some awesome catches on these pristine beaches. Fantastic salmon grounds, including great catches of mulloway, flathead, shark, squid and mullet.Also good deep water fishing.
Corny Point to Point Turton
A wonderful rock and beach fishing coast with salmon, trevally, whiting, garfish and snook as common catches. In autumn, mullet can be caught all around the southern coast also good Snapper spot.
Known for its great catches of King George whiting, this area offers great boat and jetty fishing with excellent catches of squid, tommy ruffs, snapper, mullet, and garfish.This best times for Squid off the jetty is the winter months with those braving the conditions often bagging out.
Port Hughes, Moonta Bay and Wallaroo
All these towns have jetties and are great for fishing at certain times of the year from snook, to tommy ruffs, King George whiting, flathead, snapper, squid and blue swimmer crabs.Very popular area as it is so close to Adelaide.
Port Broughton and Fishermans Bay
Port Broughton has is great big snapper. This sheltered bay offers fantastic boating and fishing all year round. From light estuary fishing through to heavy offshore. Catch the plenty of Blue Crabs, King George whiting, snapper, tommy ruffs, garfish, squid and snook.There is a top caravan park with plenty of onsite accommadation but book early.