Prom Coast Fishing Report

Welcome to the first in an ongoing series of Prom Coast recreational fishing reports

Inside information for fishing enthusiasts

Provided by Foster Kyak and Outdoor, 50 Main Street, Foster.  Call: Murray on 0475 473 211


The Prom Coast is one of this State’s most prolific fishing grounds, with commercial fishing contributing around $5 million annually to the region’s economy.  Our healthy coastal environment is a magnet for recreational fishers from around the world.


Report as at 16 December 2015

  • There are currently good numbers of Schnapper being caught in Corner Inlet with Franklin channel and adjacent Benninson spit
  • Large Gummy sharks are being picked up on the edge of the channels
  • King George Whiting are fishing well on the weed beds off Port Welshpool, Shallow Inlet and out the back of the breakers at Waratah Bay
  • Good numbers of Flathead being picked up throughout the system with some very large models being caught and released!!!!
  • We have experienced some of the biggest Snook, hunting in packs of five or more along the edge of the weed beds.
  • There are still plenty of Silver Trevally being caught

…. In a nutshell the fishery is very, very healthy this season!  Information will be updated as conditions change.