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Links to Sites about Fishing and Casting.
This page has some links to sites which cover fishing in Western Australian or have good information for Western
Australian anglers, or which cover dry casting. All links open in separate new browser windows.
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Recfishwest was set up to represent Western Australia's many hundreds of thousands of recreational fishers, and has some information about their activities on the Recfishwest website
web site. The Western Angler magazine is published bi-monthly, with very good articles and photos about Western Australian
fishing. The web site's Fishing Forum gives people the chance to put their views in one of several categories. Articles in
"Tackle and Tactics" and "Web Anglers" are sure to get some interest. The web site's "Newsroom" has articles from sources all
over Australia, while "Wangler Comment" is the editorial page.
WA Department of Fisheries is the Government agency managing Western Australia's commercial and recreational fisheries. Check the Recreational Fishing pages which have lots of information about species, rules, bag and size limits, licenses, special fish and special places, proposals for sharing fish resources between recreational and commercial fishers, etc.
The Department of Environment and Conservation has a responsibility for Marine Parks and marine conservation See the next link for more information and many more direct links.
Marine Parks and fishing restrictions in Western Australia A reference list of Internet links, compiled by the Australian Anglers Association as a service to recreational fishers and others to help find accurate information about these important topics.
Australian Anglers Association (WA Division) Inc. Known affectionately (or
otherwise) as "the Triple A", this group represents Western Australia's many thousands of club recreational fishers.
showing the wind strengths and directions for Safety Bay, Rottnest, Swanbourne, Ocean Reef, Mandurah, Garden Island and Melville
Water,in the Perth metro area, and Bunbury, Geraldton, Broome, Gnaraloo, Margaret River and Esperance in country areas, updated
every 10 minutes from 4am to 8pm. Also has graphs for the previous day if you want to see what you missed.
Bureau of Meteorology has many useful pages about the weather all over Australia.
Some of these are:-
Latest synoptic chart
Going fishing today or tomorrow - check WA
Western Australian Weather and Warnings or
Perth local waters forecast
Current winds and temperatures for Perth metro sites are updated
every 10 minutes in Perth current observations
Planning a fishing trip for the weekend? Check forecasts for Western Australia's South West Land Division and Coastal waters forecasts
Four day forecast chart shows the predicted synoptic charts for four
days - helps to predict what the winds and weather will be for the next few days. Don't forget the seasonal afternoon sea breezes!
Perth weather radar is updated every 10 minutes and shows rain in a radius of over 100km from Perth. Radars are also at Albany, Esperance, Eucla, Geraldton, Carnarvon, Learmonth, Dampier, Port Hedland, Broome and Wyndham.
The Coastal Data Centre has:-
Near real time wave and swell heights from buoys at
Cape Naturaliste and
"Coast cam" cameras updating every minute at
tide predictions for many coastal places in WA.
West Australian Radio and TV Fishing Programs.
"Saturday fishing report", presented by John Curtis during the Saturday Breakfast progam on ABC 720kHz which commences at 6am.
Please contact us if you know of other WA TV or Radio fishing programs or things of interest to recreational fishers.
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This page last updated 19 January 2013