Where can I fish in Hawkesbury River?

Where can I fish in Hawkesbury River?

The Wisemans area is renowned for its prime mud and sand flats ideal conditions for catching flathead especially around the lower Wisemans area across the ferry and about 5km up stream. The rocky broken structure that is also a feature along the Singleton Road area and attracts many bream for the eager fisherman.

What is the best bait to use in the Hawkesbury River?

The best baits by far are locally caught Hawkesbury squid, butterflied yellowtail and yellowtail fillets. Other baits include mackerel, pike, octopus, pilchards, mullet and herring.

Can you eat fish from the Hawkesbury?

Fishers advised not to consume shellfish from the lower Hawkesbury River.

Where can I find jewfish in Hawkesbury?

The areas we fish on this charter include Lion Head, Box Head, The Bommie, Flint & Steel, Juno Point, Gunya Point, Wobbies, The Bridges, The Vines, Bar Point, Little Settlement and Pumpkin Point to name just a few.

What fish can you catch in the Hawkesbury?

The beautiful Hawkesbury River is also a great location to go fishing. Whether you’re an experienced angler or an aspiring novice, here you’ll find many ideal fishing spots. Put your fishing skills to the test, with mulloway aka jewfish, kingfish, bream, bass, tailor, and salmon present in the Hawkesbury river.

Is Hawkesbury River good for fishing?

Are there mud crabs in the Hawkesbury River?

Wisemans Ferry and the two rivers running into it is on fire. Both McDonald’s and webs have been producing mud crabs, Jew fish, flathead, bream, Perch and bass. The hole area is fishing exceptionally well with customers catching cricket scores of soapy Jew fish.

Is it safe to eat fish from Nepean River?

“The EPA is reminding community members to note general advice from Food Standards Australia and New Zealand (FSANZ) that people can safely consume 2-3 serves of seafood a week, from a variety of sources and species.”

Can you eat fish from Brighton le Sands?

We do not have any restrictions in the area around Brighton and Dolls Point with regards to eating fish. The only place in that area we have restrictions where it may not be safe to eat some kinds of fish is in Alexandra Canal where no fishing is allowed and the Cooks River where you can only fish using a rod and line.

Where can I fish in Wisemans Ferry?

Wisemans Ferry is well known for catching flathead, mainly around the lower Wisemans Ferry area, around 5kms downstream from Wisemans Ferry. The keen fisherman loves fishing from Singleton Road, Wisemans Ferry because bream are very attracted to this area.

Are there squid in the Hawkesbury River?

In NSW, the main catch of broad squid is by the Estuary Prawn Trawl Fishery, particularly in the Hawkesbury River system where they are targeted. Annual landings from the Hawkesbury are between 20 and 40 t. Bottle squid are also mostly caught in estuaries and are marketed for human consumption or bait.

What is the Hawkesbury River known for?

The Hawkesbury is best known for producing some of NSW’s largest mulloway. Fish exceeding 1.6m and 40kg have been taken from these waters. While these huge fish aren’t common nowadays, the Hawkesbury still offers a good chance at quality fish around the magical metre mark.

What fish can you catch in the Hawkesbury River?

The main species encountered are bass, estuary perch, mullet, carp and, in the Summer months, the occasional bream and flathead. The best baits are fresh Hawkesbury prawns and earthworms for the bass, bream, flathead and EPs, bread for mullet and corn kernels for the European carp.

Where are the best places to fish near Spencer?

Mulloway are biting near Spencer, mainly during the months of spring, yellowtail is good bait and for best results, start fishing at dusk. In the summer months is when the Mudcrabs come out, so make sure you have your fishing net ready when you pull them to the surface. There have been many caught off the Del Rio Riverside Resort’s Wharf.

Are there Carp in Hawkesbury estuaries?

The Hawkesbury is home to some trophy estuary perch, like this 48cm specimen. They’re release-only from June 1 to September 1. Carp are regarded as pests but can offer some great sport on light tackle. They range from the tidal water at Wisemans Ferry all the way to the headwaters.