What fish can you catch in Jervis Bay?

In the region’s estuaries, there’s every opportunity to catch bream, flathead, whiting, tailor, luderick, Australian salmon, bonito, trevally, drummer, snapper, kingfish and crabs, while freshwater enthusiasts can target Australian bass, carp and estuary perch.

Can you fish in Jervis Bay National Park?

Jervis Bay Marine Park (JBMP) is located on the NSW coast about 2.5 hours’ drive south of Sydney. It’s a very popular holiday destination with diverse fishing options ranging from estuary, beach and rock through to sport and game fishing.

Can you catch octopus in Jervis Bay?

The taking of octopus is prohibited in the Jervis Bay Marine Park. When fishing, spearfishing or collecting you are required to carry a receipt showing the payment of the NSW Recreational Fishing Fee.

Are you allowed to fish at Hyams Beach?

Its legal to fish from high water mark to 100m out from the north end of Chinamans Beach, south to the grey area in the map above. You are allowed to do everything as in a normal habitat protection zone except spear fishing.

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Where can I find squid in Jervis Bay?

In-shore shallow reefs, particularly with good weed growth on them and broken ground are good areas to target. The sea grass around beds in Jervis Bay also hold lots of them, and areas like Murry’s Beach, Honeymoon Bay and Callala Bay are good places to catch them.

Can I fish at Greenpatch?

Line fishing is popular in Booderee National Park waters.

As Booderee is a national park some restrictions apply. All aquatic invertebrates and species on rock platforms are protected, so please bring bait with you. You will also need a NSW fishing license.

Are you allowed to spearfish in Jervis Bay?

Marine Park only covers certain areas. Seems the biggest issue is the that you can’t actually bring spear guns into the National Park (yet you’re allowed to spear in the water, just need to access the areas via boat). Heard Currarong was a good shout (around Beecroft Head and also Kinghorn Point).

Is Jervis Bay safe to swim?

The relatively sheltered Jervis Bay provides safe and enjoyable swimming and is a draw card for families. … Swim inside Jervis Bay at popular Huskisson, Nelsons, Greenfields, Hyams and Callala beaches. Outside the bay, surf at Currarong and Warrain Beaches in the north and Cave and Bherwerre Beaches in the south.

Can you snorkel at Jervis Bay?

Protected by Jervis Bay Marine Park, the calm, crystal-clear waters of Jervis Bay on the NSW South Coast are tailor-made for snorkelling. Just offshore you’ll find temperate rocky reefs and kelp gardens home to myriad sea creatures including stingrays, octopi, friendly sharks and more than 210 fish species.

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What can you catch in Jervis Bay?

Boat-based fishing in the wider Shoalhaven area is likely to be rewarded with an amazing catch including marlin, tuna, kingfish, snapper, bream, morwong, and flathead.

Is Jervis Bay protected?

Jervis Bay Marine Park is a marine protected area established by the Government of New South Wales in 1998. and the current zoning plan has been in place since 1 October 2002.

Is Jervis Bay open?

Jervis Bay National Park is always open but may have to close at times due to poor weather or fire danger. Contact hours: Monday to Friday, 9am to 4pm.

Can you fish at currarong?

Currarong lies within the Jervis Bay Marine Park and fishing is not allowed in Sanctuary Zones. However a large proportion of the coastline is accessible for rock fishing. Over the years rock fishing has consistently returned fabulous catches for many anglers.

What is the best time to catch squid?

The best time of the day is early morning for a few hours from sunrise, and early evening a couple of hours before and after sunset. Squid can also be caught late into the night. The least productive time is the middle of the day when the sun is high and bright.

Where can I catch flathead in Jervis Bay?

The seagrass beds along the inside of Plantation Point are a great fishing spot for those who are looking to do a little squid fishing. It’s also a great land-based spot to spend a day fishing for bream, flounder and flathead to name just a few.

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Where can I find snapper Jervis Bay?

You will also find snapper in the wash zones around the cliffs around the Jervis Bay area as well. When anchoring up for snapper offshore find where there is some structure like underwater humps, pinnacles and drop offs. Also target areas where the reef drops off into the gravel bottom.

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