Fishing at Wooli

Surrounded by a national park and pristine coastline, BIG4 Solitary Islands Resort is a fisherman's paradise. Wooli has fishing options for everyone including kids, families and even the most serious land based or offshore fisherman.
Wooli River has over 20km of waterway to explore with estuary fishing that is perfect for your family holiday. Maybe you prefer some beach fishing on one of the many secluded ocean beaches or why not jump on board with our local deep sea fishing tour operator and catch some BIG fish within the many accessible areas of the Solitary Islands Marine Park which is right at our door step.

Fishing is so easy at BIG4 Wooli

River/Estuary Fishing:

Perfect for catching bream, whiting, flathead, ludrick, trevalley, mangrove jack and large mud crabs. Family fishing is so easy at BIG4 Solitary Islands Resort, you can even fish directly from your site. Launch your boat when you arrive at our boat ramp and then secure your boat to your own waterfront site. Hire a complimentary canoe or kayak and catch your dinner, or fish from the riverbank, rock wall, or boat.  Purchase your bait locally or pump your own yabbies on the low tide sandbanks only minutes from the park. Big mud crabs can be trapped or caught from the resort which commands over 500m of private river frontage.

 

Beach Fishing:

The long stretches of secluded beaches around Wooli, Minnie Water and Diggers Camp are perfect for beach fishing, collecting your own pipies and beach worms and offer excellent gutters for catching taylor, whiting, bream and even big jewfish. The rock walls at the mouth of the Wooli River are popular for ludrick, mangrove jack, bream and jewfish at night. The secluded headlands at Wilsons, Diggers and Minnie are untouched and rarely fished other than by the odd local fisherman.

 

Deep Sea Fishing:

Jump on board our local deep sea tour operator and spend the day relaxing on the deep blue waters off Wooli. Be rewarded with plentiful fish like snapper, pearl perch, cobia, mackerell, amberjack, trag and kingfish just to name a few. Bring only your eski and enjoy a feast of fresh fish cooked on our electric barbecues for the rest of your BIG4 holiday.

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