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​Fishing along Victoria Quay at sunset
North & South Moles
Current Status

North: Open to public

South: Open to public

 

 

Salmon fishing season (April 2017)

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South Mole

If you are fishing for salmon from North Mole and South Mole, please park responsibly, do not bleed fish over the rocks or carpark, and do not litter. Cars parked wrongly will be fined. 

Fishing information 

Land-based fishing spots include the wharf along Victoria Quay (west of O’Connor Ferry Landing), and North Mole and South Mole. A fishing platform for disabled access is located at North Mole. Please note that there is no fishing allowed in Rous Head Harbour. Information on recreational fishing in Western Australia is available at the Department of Fisheries WA.

Use the 'Reel it in' bins

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Discarded fishing hooks and line are dangerous to wildlife, including dolphins and seabirds, so please use the 'Reel it in' bins provided.


Closures due to weather conditions

The gates to North Mole are closed when certain dangerous conditions prevail — that is, when there is a high swell and strong north-westerly winds. Fremantle Ports closes the gates if conditions do not look safe for the public. The decision is not based on whether the swell is a certain height or whether the wind is a certain speed. The open/closed status of the moles is available on the homepage. However, if weather conditions include a high swell and strong north-westerly winds causing dangerous conditions for fishers on the mole, the North Mole gates will probably be shut.