West Moore Island

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Call 0417 901 207 for information and bookings

Surrounded by some of Australia’s most pristine waters, West Moore Island naturally boasts the most sensational fishing an enthusiast could wish for.

Staying true to our eco-tourism ethos, West Moore Island preserves the natural environment and fishing sustainability of the area by restricting the number of guests on the island to a maximum of 12 people.

That means our guests can enjoy the pastime or sport they feel passionate about with plenty of room to breathe.

Whether it’s enjoying oyster picking, catch and release fishing in the rock pool, mud crabbing or barramundi fishing, West Moore Island offers these and other fishing activities for our guests.

Sport and game fishing
West Moore holds large numbers of huge giant trevally the dingies supplied are all you need to target them with poppers or fly-fishing. Within 5 minutes in a tinny you can be catching large pelagic species such as tuna and mackerel. At the end of the island deeper water will give options for bottom fishing or jigging in this area XOS fish are caught and heavy gear is required to handle the bigger ones. The charter boat is available for first class bottom fishing and trolling for mackerel to billfish.

Dinghy fishing
Guests to the island can choose to fish on their own or join one of our open water or deep-sea charters.

If you’re planning to take a dinghy out to fish around the island in the creeks you can expect to pull up some choice mud crabs, Mangrove Jack, threadfin salmon or even a big barramundi. Lure fishing will catch you GTs, golden trevally and queenfish plus any number of pelagics. Close to the island host quality bottom fishing with coral trout and bluebone being common captures. There is always a spot to hide from the wind whether it`s in the creeks or behind the islands.

Fishing charters
‘Our 54′ charter vessel is large enough to ensure you won’t waste your precious fishing time untangling lines! With years of fishing experience, our hosts will have you schooled up on the local area in no time. The crew on the island will happily tailor a charter to suit any group.

The town of Karratha is the main service centre for the Pilbara and as such is a thriving town with a substantial shopping centre of a standard you would expect in a capital city.

The Karratha Airport is one of regional WA’s busiest with several flights per day from Perth. Both Qantas and Virgin Blue operate 737 or A320 aircraft into the town with competitively priced airfares.

We will meet you at Karratha airport for the trip to Point Samson which is around 50 k/m along the Great Northern Highway. The option is to continue to Whim Creek and access West Moore Island from Balla Balla creek. Depending on your time of arrival and the weather the best option will be chosen to get you to the Lodge with the minimum of fuss.
Surrounded by some of Australia’s most pristine waters, West Moore Island naturally boasts the most sensational fishing an enthusiast could wish for.

Staying true to our eco-tourism ethos, West Moore Island preserves the natural environment and fishing sustainability of the area by restricting the number of guests on the island to a maximum of 12 people.

That means our guests can enjoy the pastime or sport they feel passionate about with plenty of room to breathe.

Whether it’s enjoying oyster picking, catch and release fishing in the rock pool, mud crabbing or barramundi fishing, West Moore Island offers these and other fishing activities for our guests.

Dinghy fishing
Guests to the island can choose to fish on their own or join one of our open water or deep-sea charters.

If you’re planning to take a dinghy out to fish around the island you can expect to pull up some choice mud crabs, Mangrove Jack, Brim, Flathead, Spanish Flag or even Baldchin Groper.

Fishing charters
‘Our 54′ charter vessel is large enough to ensure you won’t waste your precious fishing time untangling lines! With years of fishing experience, our hosts will have you schooled up on the local area in no time. We’ll happily put together a charter package to suit any group. Please call us for more details.
Guests are also invited to bring their own boat, just advise us when you are booking!

For more information or bookings call The Average Angler on 0477264537

 

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