Today's solunar bite times for Perth, Australia
According to our calculations, today is a poor day for fishing. The current moonphase is a First Quarter Moon and 27 percent of the moon is visible. The moon rises at 10:20 and sets at 23:24 . The sun will rise at 07:05 and sets at 17:41 .
Best fishing times are indicated by the four solunar periods of high feeding activity.
The major solunar periods last for two hours or more and normally produce best results, especially when they conicde with sunrise or sunset.
The first major solunar feeding period starts at 03:24 . The second major solunar bite time starts at 15:52 . This is just around sunset and for that reason gets an extra rating.
Minor periods last for about one or two hours. Feeding is said to be less vigorous. But if other factors like weather, tides, sunrise, etc are favorable those times could be just as good as the major times.
The first minor solunar feeding period starts at 09:20 . The second minor time starts at 22:24 .
Next Full Moon in 6 days on Friday, 08 August
Next New Moon in 21 days on Saturday, 23 August
- 03:24 - 05:24
- 15:52 - 17:52
- 09:20 - 11:20
- 22:24 - 00:24
- Rise: 10:20
- Set: 23:24
- Phase: First Quarter Moon
- Illumination: 27%
- Rise: 07:05
- Set: 17:41
Time and Date
- Timezone: Australia/Perth
- Local Time: 08:21 am
- Local Date: Saturday 02 August 2014
|Sat, 02 Aug|
03:24 am - 05:24 am
03:52 pm - 05:52 pm
09:20 am - 11:20 am
10:24 pm - 00:24 am
|Sun, 03 Aug|
04:10 am - 06:10 am
04:38 pm - 06:38 pm
- - -
09:56 am - 11:56 am
|Mon, 04 Aug|
04:58 am - 06:58 am
05:27 pm - 07:27 pm
- - -
10:36 am - 12:36 pm
|Tue, 05 Aug|
05:49 am - 07:49 am
06:19 pm - 08:19 pm
00:18 am - 02:18 am
11:20 am - 01:20 pm
|Wed, 06 Aug|
06:44 am - 08:44 am
07:14 pm - 09:14 pm
01:18 am - 03:18 am
12:10 pm - 02:10 pm
|Thu, 07 Aug|
07:42 am - 09:42 am
08:11 pm - 10:11 pm
02:18 am - 04:18 am
01:06 pm - 03:06 pm
|Fri, 08 Aug|
08:42 am - 10:42 am
09:10 pm - 11:10 pm
03:16 am - 05:16 am
02:09 pm - 04:09 pm
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Experience Fishing in Perth
Are you new to Australia? Have you recently travelled to the country for studies or job opportunities or are you just wondering how to spend this weekend in a different way? We suggest you try out fishing in Western Australia. You may have experienced various kinds of sports, but catching a fish, though may sound easy, can turn out to be a real adventure. Fishing in Perth is one of the most popular recreational activities for its inhabitants on weekends or holidays. The reasons being the vast coastline, warm currents, numerous surrounding islands, more than a dozen fishing spots and the large variety of creatures in these waters from fishes to octopus, prawns, crabs, crayfish and many more. Thus, if you have not yet experienced fishing in Perth, you better give it a go.
Western Australia has a great range of productive fishing spots. You can try to fish from the shore or perhaps find a good fishing charter. But if you have a boat or kayak you can reach the best fishing grounds.
Fremantle is well known as a fishing spot and Blackwall Reach is considered as one of the safest fishing places. Mackerel and King George Whiting are a bit difficult to catch but they surely make delicious dishes.
On the other hand, Samson and Pink Snapper can be easily caught near the shores. Amongst the many fishing spots Perth offers, Walpole, Exmouth, Rottnest Island, Montebello Islands, Kalbarri, Green Head, Rowley Shoals, Blackwood River, Shark Bay are some of the best.
The species largely found in rivers include Bream, Flounder, Cobbler, Tailor,and Herring amongst many others. Fishing in oceans can get you good amounts of Snapper, King George Whiting, Squid, Herring. You may also catch Samson, Marlin, Bald- Chinned Groper, and Tuna. Scarborough beach is another of the favorite beaches of Perth. It is even said that Western Australian Salmon is found coming near the beaches of Scarborough in April.
Australia is warmer in the months of November to March and this makes the months the best season for fishing here. Beginners can purchase the readily available books or DVDs to have more information on fishing. To gather even more knowledge, a number of programs on fishing are running on television, one of them being 'Fishing Western Australia'.
Regarding information on license, you can get a brochure from the Western Australia Department of Fisheries and their associated website. License is not required for fishing most of the species but it depends on the quantity and species one wants to go for. The fishing limits vary for different species. For example, fishing any kind of Lobster requires a valid license or you can catch only ten Marron in a day One can apply for a license online or get it any post outlet or any of the Department of Fisheries offices. So, what are you waiting for? Check the best fishing times and then head out to any of the beaches or islands and catch yourself a nice fish or two ;-)