Whiting, salmon at Venus

HUGE: Scott Gaskell with his massive 146cm samson fish that he caught recently.
HUGE: Scott Gaskell with his massive 146cm samson fish that he caught recently.

Congratulations to Dillon Conolly whose September Barramundi photo wins him a $100 gift voucher.

For your chance to win a $100 gift voucher submit your fishing photos to portlincoln@spotonfishing.com.au, Facebook, or drop them in to Spot On at 39 Tasman Tce.

Scott Gaskell showing off again with a 146cm hippo sized samson fish.

Now for what was biting and where.


Smoky Bay had big whiting in good numbers close to shore.

Venus Bay had good whiting and salmon fishing.

Mount Camel and Back Beach near Streaky Bay had two to three kilogram salmon.

A few reports of Mulloway to 40 pounds are filtering through from the far west coast beaches.

Big salmon, gummy sharks and bronzies are in greater numbers though.


Almonta and Gunyah Beaches are still producing salmon up to three and half kilograms on lures and baits.

Some outstanding salmon fishing was had on the weekend at Greenly and Convention Beaches.

Two to three kilogram salmon were hitting lures with a fish a cast possible until the schools moved out.

Waiting half an hour until the fish moved in close again and it was on for young and old!

In Coffin Bay there is the odd whiting, garfish and plenty of salmon trout.

Have a live bait or lure ready in case any kingies swim past.

The Farm Beach grounds continue to fire with plenty of legal size whiting coming from shallow and deeper drops.

Offshore and the nanngai were slow but gummy sharks and a few 10 kilogram snapper were caught.


The North Shore had plenty of squid early mornings for boaties drifting the area.

A few whiting have showed up around the Monument, Murray’s Point, Proper Bay, North Shore and Louth Bay.

The same drops also had garfish and squid.

The offshore lumps are producing a few mixed size snapper.

Some big whiting are still being caught from out from September Beach, McLaren’s, the Lumps, Taylors Landing and Taylors Island.


Whiting and some rugger snapper came from the inshore grounds.


The Group turned it on for big whiting plus some trevally around one kilogram.

Whiting were also caught in close to shore near Tumby.


A few crabs are being caught of reasonable size.