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Amberjack

Powerfull fighting fish found incoastal offshore and reef areas all around Australia. Flesh variable quality best in smaller sizes.

Australian Salmon

An aggressive, schooling fish known for its sporting prowess. Salmon are a regular catch by beach fishermen using pilchards. Flesh pinkish with variable quality.

Barramundi

Prestige sport fish found in freshwater streams,lagoons,estuaries and inshore coastal bays from northern QLD around the top end in tropical regions. Flesh white with excellent flavour.

Bonito

Excellent sport fish found all along the east coast of Australia in coastal reefs and bays. Flesh variable quality.

Cobia

Excellent fighting fish found in coastal offshore and reef areas from NSW right around the top end and WA. Flesh firm and sweet.

Coral Trout

Highly prized fish found around coastal islands, coral cays and reef areas from southern QLD all round the top end of Australia. Flesh white with excellent texture and flavour.

Dolphinfish

Excellent game fish found in coastal, offshore and ocean waters all around Australia. Flesh firm and tasty.  

Flathead

A very popular targetted species caught in estuaries, bays and on ocean beaches all around Australia. All larger fish are female and are generally released after being caught. Flesh whitish,firm with... read more >>

Garfish

Found in coastal bays, rivers, creeks and estuaries all around Australia. Flesh white with a delicate flavour.

Giant Queenfish

powerfull fighting sport fish found in inshore and offshore areas from southern QLD right around the top end of Australia. Fleshgood if fresh.

Giant Trevally

Powerful fighting fish found in coastal reefs, bays and estuaries. Flesh pinkish and good eating.

Jackass Mowie

Found in coastal rocky bottoms and reef areas. Flesh white firm texture and mild flavour.

Kingfish

Excellent fighting fish found in coastal reef areas from southern QLD to southern Australia. Flesh variable quality with smaller sizes good eating.

Leatherjacket

Found in all coastal and inshore reef areas of Australia. Flesh white sweet with a slight iodine flavour.

Lobster

Found all around Australia in rocky foreshores and inshore reefs. Usually caught in traps using whole fish or fish heads as bait. Flesh excellent white and very good eating.

Luderick

Popular angling fish found in estuaries, bays and rocky foreshores from south east QLD to Victoria. Flesh whitish and good eating.

Spotted Mackerel

A fast and powerful fish found on off shore reefs from NSW Mid north coast to  North Queensland and NT areas. Flesh very high quality and good eating

Mangrove Jack

A hard fighting fish and excellent to eat caught around snags,rock bars and rockwalls in estuaries and rivers from northern NSW,QLD and the norther tropics. Flesh whitish.

Blue Marlin

Excellent game fish. Flesh variable quality with high mercury levels in larger sizes.

Mullet

Mainly caught in estuarys and bays. Flesh pinkish and variable quality.

Mulloway

Much sought after fish caught in estuarys, beach gutters and reefs. Flesh whitish and variable quality.

Pearl Perch

Highly prized eating fish found on offshore reefs. Flesh white with excellent flavour and texture.

Seaperch Red Emperor

Highly prized eating fish found in tropical waters around coral reefs in QLD. They are also an excellent fighting sport fish. Flesh white,excellent flavour and texture.

Seaperch Green

Found in tropical waters and coral reefs of North QLD. Flesh white and good eating.

Seaperch Crimson

Found in tropical waters and coral reefs of North QLD and top end of Australia. Flesh white firm texture and good eating.

Silver Trevally

Found around rocky headlands, marinas and esturarys and shallow reefs. They are excellent fighting fish on light tackle and great enjoyment for kids. Flesh white and good eating.

Snapper

A much sought after fish prized for its eating qualities found on inshore and offshore reefs and in bays and around rocky headlands. Found in shallow water to deep water... read more >>

Spanish Mackeral

A fast and powerful fish found on off shore reefs from NSW Mid north coast to  North Queensland and NT areas. Flesh very high quality and good eating

Tailor

A good fish to catch in surf gutters,around headlands and in bays. Good to eat when fresh

Tarwhine

Generally caught in same areas as Bream. Flesh white and good eating.

Teraglin

Found on offshore reefs and gravel areas along the NSW and southern QLD coast,mostly caught at night. Flesh whitish with excellent flavour and texture.

Wahoo

A fast and powerful fish found on off shore reefs from NSW Mid north coast to QLD. Flesh fined grained and sweet.

Whiting

Whiting are found all along the east coast of Australia and are very good eating with sweet white flesh. Can be found in estuarys,surf gutters and bay flats.

Yellowfin Bream

Very common fish all along the east coast of Australia.  Found in estuarys,along beaches and rocky foreshores. Flesh white and excellent eating.

Yellowfin Tuna

Hard fighting and extreamly fast   found in most areas around Australia and are prized as a big game fish. Flesh excellent if properly prepared

Mud Crab

Mud crabs are found along most of the east coast of Australia and across the top end and into warm temperate waters of WA. They favour soft muddy bottoms below... read more >>

Blue Swimmer Crab

Blue swimmer crabs are found all along the east coast down to the Victorian border and across the top end and down into WA. Adult crabs are found in large... read more >>


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