Coghlan’s HOTSPOTS

METRO: The rock lobster run hasn’t gathered momentum yet. Divers are doing well but many people are yet to deploy their pots. The whites are expected to start their run in the next couple of…

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Tailor in Plagues

The Swan river is producing tailor in plague like numbers at the moment in both the upper and lower reaches. Fish have been seen busting up like Tuna in the exmouth gulf! This fish is…


Crabbing for Dummies

[caption id="attachment_1345" align="alignright" width="300"] Me and Big Olly![/caption] With summer weather starting to knock down the door on the West Coast i thought I would run you through one of my favourite forms of fishing.…


Metro Giant Herring

[caption id="attachment_6812" align="alignright" width="300"] Curtis Waterman with a Metro Giant Herring[/caption] Ghosts of the Swan... The water has heated up and so has the fishing! With the warm weather and warm water comes the opportunity…


It’s Mulloway Time!

The warmer weather is here! Thank god... For me the warmer months open up a much loved option in estuary fishing, that being chasing Mulloway on soft plastics.  My favourite lure would easily be the…


I Can Do the Ban Ban

I'm gonna miss these guys for the next two months!   But there are plenty of other options for fishing in the ban: Sambos King George Whiting Herring Skippy Flathead [caption id="attachment_6610" align="alignright" width="300"] Max…



FishPorn of the week! How incredible is the ocean? Here's a pic from photographer Jakob Owens. Wouldn't you love to throw a fly or lure in there! 100% FishPorn!