Fishing around the North West Coast
Where to Fish
Warehou, flathead, Australian salmon, mullet, gurnard, wrasse, barracouta, snook, King George whiting, mako shark, snapper, squid, sweep and tailor. Offshore species include mako and gummy shark.
Local Fishing Spots
Burnie Boat Ramp, Cooee Point, Doctors Rocks, Wynyard Wharf, Boat Harbour, Sisters Beach, Rocky Cape, Stanley Wharf, East and West Inlet, Godfrey’s Beach, Duck Bay, Montagu, Arthur River and Marrawah.
Points of Interest
- No seine or gillnets can be used in Robbins Passage. For other no netting areas, please see the
Recreational Sea Fishing Guide or
Tas Fish Guide app.
- Blue warehou migrate along the North West Coast from east to west with the experiencing stock declines in recent years. During the warmer months, schools of Australian salmon can be seen migrating along North West Coast waters.
- There are many remote fishing areas in the North West region. Report any suspected illegal fishing to
Fishwatch on 0427 655 557.