Fishing Spots, Reports, and Regulations in West Lakes

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South Australia, Australia

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If you're planning to go fishing at West Lakes, it's essential to be aware of the local fishing regulations in the South Australia area. These regulations are in place to protect the environment and ensure a sustainable fishing experience. Before you cast your line, it's crucial to familiarize yourself with the rules and boundaries governing fishing in this area, as well as the specific regulations applicable to West Lakes.

You can find detailed information about the fishing regulations and legal requirements by consulting local authorities and resources in South Australia, Australia. This knowledge will help ensure a responsible and enjoyable fishing trip at West Lakes.

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Fish Species to Catch in the West Lakes, Australia

While you're at it, don't forget to check the fishing regulations at West Lakes to understand the specifics of catching each fish in South Australia.

There are countless West Lakes fish species to lure and explore on your next fishing trip. Every fish has its own set of rules and requirements that you must follow. Each fish species is subject to unique regulations, including fishing seasons, size limits, possession limits, and more.

Explore the fishing regulations for Southern black bream, Australian salmon, Surf bream, Japanese meagre, Javelin grunter, European perch, Blue moki and others, as of February 21, 2024, to ensure you are in compliance with the latest rules. To view regulations for a different fish species, please select your preferred species from the list.

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Southern black bream

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Regulation

Season

Open from December 1 August 31 (the Onkaparinga River upstream of the Main South Road Bridge at Noarlunga); From February 1 to August 3 (for taking and possession from Lakes and Coorong waters)

Bag limit

10

Vessel limit

30

Min size

30 cm

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Australian salmon

Regulation

Season

Always open

Bag limit

20 (21 - 35 cm); 10 (>35 cm)

Vessel limit

60 (21 - 35 cm); 30 (>35 cm)

Min size

21 cm

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Surf bream

Regulation

Season

Open from December 1 August 31 (the Onkaparinga River upstream of the Main South Road Bridge at Noarlunga); From February 1 to August 3 (for taking and possession from Lakes and Coorong waters)

Bag limit

10

Vessel limit

30

Min size

30 cm

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Japanese meagre

Regulation

Season

Always open

Bag limit

2

Vessel limit

6

Min size

82 cm

Above are just a few of the species found in West Lakes. However, for complete information about the rules for fishing in West Lakes you can use the Fishbox app. Fishbox is your trusted assistant, providing detailed regulations for 8 species of fish in West Lakes.

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Fishing Spots Near the West Lakes

Must visit the following nearest West Lakes fishing spots on your next fishing trip to extend the fun.

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South Australia, Australia

7 hot spots

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South Australia, Australia

6 hot spots

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South Australia, Australia

4 hot spots

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South Australia, Australia

6 hot spots

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South Australia, Australia

6 hot spots

4.8

South Australia, Australia

5 hot spots

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South Australia, Australia

5 hot spots

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South Australia, Australia

7 hot spots

4.3

South Australia, Australia

4 hot spots

4.7

Victoria, Australia

4 hot spots

Tips and Tricks for Fishing on West Lakes

  • Power boats are prohibited on West Lakes (except for safety purposes by permit).
  • Night fishing is a great option to catch a trophy fish. Use a light line and live or fresh baits.
  • Fish at least 10 meters away residential properties and 20 meters away from bridges.

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