THE mystery weight for fortnight six of the Australian Salmon Fishing Championshipswas 1.67kg.
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The winner was Allan Stagg with a 1.685kg fish.

Elliston/SheringaAustralian salmon were biting well at Locks Well during the past week.

Fish were averaging between 1kgand 2kg, with the odd fish up to fivekilograms.

Sheringa jetty hadgood numbers of salmon, tommies and mullet.

Coffin BayDutton Bay anglers reportedlots of undersized king george whiting, as well as a green tinge to thewater.

Be sure to check the size limit.If a fish is required to be returned to the water, make sure to do so safely to ensure the fish survives.

Farm Beach has been hard to fish with big swells coming in to the West Coast.

If conditions allow, the good run of whiting and squid should continue.

The offshore lumps have been plagued by leather jackets, rock cod and gurnard.

Ifyou can find a spot where they aren’t too thick, you are a good chance to catch some nannygai, blue morwong and the odd snapper.

Port LincolnYellowfin whiting remain a popular target and the Limani Hotel is the most popular area to fish.

There aresome decent reports most days with a higher tide.

Most of the yellowfin caught are 30cm plus, so you only need a couple for a good feed.

Squid numbers areexcellent inmost land-based areas such as the main jetty, Snapper Rock, and Snooks Landing.

Boaties are also doing well. Most have reported good numbers of smaller squid throughout Boston Bay, and the north shore andthroughout the Passage for larger squid.

Offshore reports have mostly mentioned the huge numbers of leather jackets, rock cod and gurnard.

These have made fishing for anything else hard work.

September Beach to Taylors Landing has been the most consistent area for king george whiting.

Fisheries Bay has been reliable for mullet, tommies and salmon trout.

Tumby BaySquid, yellowfin and king george whiting have been caught from the jetty and foreshore.

The lower end of the Group has been consistent for king george whiting and small snapper.

ALL SMILES: Tristan Binder with a salmon he caught near Wanna.

Further along the coast, Arno Bay anglers reportedplenty of king george whiting averaging 31 to40cm.

Cowell has had a few quiet reports of yellowfin whiting caught atland-based areas around the township, and surrounding areas.

SALMON: Mitchell Wilbe caught this salmon near Wanna.

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