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Cape Keraudren

3.3/5 - (3 votes)
19°57'36.9" S, 119°46'7.4" E

Located 180km north of Port Hedland, Cape Keraudren is accessed via 13km of maintained unsealed dirt road. Camping is popular in the winter months as summer can get very hot although the fishing is better.

Cape Keraudren fishing spots are best done in a small boat to access the creeks and offshore, however there are a few good places to fish land based on high tide. The headlands produce Queenfish, Trevally and Mackerel on high tide, while the beaches produce the odd Threadfin Salmon. The small creek systems produce Threadfin Salmon, Blue Salmon, Cod, Mangrove Jack, Flathead, Bream and Barramundi in Summer.

Land based fishing at Cape Keraudren

The land based fishing at Cape Keraudren in at the points on high tide, anglers can use poppers, metal slugs and soft plastics quickly worked through the water which will produce Queenfish, Trevally and the odd Mackerel.

The large tides recede 500 – 800m from shore so low tide fishing isn’t possible, however the high tides are a good time to use bait along the beaches and creek mouth for Threadfin Salmon.

For the adventurous, walking the creeks on low tide and cast lure into the deep pools is a good way to catch the odd Mangrove Jack and Cod. Trevally, Bream and Flathead will also be stuck in the holes until the incoming tide. During neap low tides is generally the best time to walk the creeks, almost mud crabs can be found around the mangroves at low tide.

Cape Keraudren Fishing by boat

Around the mouth of the inlet is a good place to troll for Mackerel on high tide. Queenfish and Trevally are also around the rocks. Further offshore the shallow reefs produce Coral Trout and Tuskfish. The waters are pretty shallow until about 14nm offshore.

Inshore around the feeder creeks are Threadfin Salmon year ‘round and Barramundi in Summer. Working shallow diving lures around the small feeder creeks and mouths of the small creeks is a good way to target Threadfin Salmon as they move onto the flats in search of food. Threadfin Salmon and Barramundi will also lurk around the mangroves as the tide comes in, there are kilometers of mangroves to cast at. Choose areas where small feeder creeks snake into the mangroves on both the incoming and outgoing tides.

The better creeks for fishing at the next bay to the west, these creeks all hold Mangrove Jack, Cod, Threadfin Salmon and Barramundi.

Where to go fishing near Cape Keraudren?

  • Pardoo Rock Headland Trevally, Queenfish and Mackerel around the rocky headlands.
  • Cape Keraudren Feeder Creeks Good feeder creeks to try for Threadfin Salmon on shallow diving minnow and soft plastic prawn lures. Cast in the dirty water lines during an out going tide and let prawn soft plastic drift down then jig up, repeat. With the incoming tide move into the deeper channel on the east while cast shallow diving lures.
  • Cape Keraudren Jacks Mangrove Jack and Cod throughout the creeks, focus on the beds and deeper holes around snags.
  • Cape Keraudren inlet Fish around the rocks on high tide for Queenfish, Trevally and Mackerel.
  • Cape Keraudren Reef Good reef starts here, approximately 17km from Cape Keraudren, around 6m deep surrounded by deeper waters 12-15m deep. Coral Trout, Emperor, Tuskfish, Mackerel and Sail fish in deeper waters.
  • Cape Keraudren Reef Approximately 16km offshore, this reef is approximately 8m deep surrounded by 12m deep water.
  • Reef Fishing Cape Keraudren Good reef fishing starts about 13-15km offshore from Cape Keraudren. Coral Trout and tuskfish are the main target fish off the bottom. Trolling for mackerel is also successful further offshore around the shoals.
  • Cape Keraudren Rock Best fished at high tide, the headlands produce Queenfish, Trevally and the odd Mackerel. Use poppers, soft plastics and metal slugs worked through the water at vary speeds.
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Broome & Kununurra fishing report

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Fish currently being caught in the Pilbara region November, 2016

Barramundi Blue Salmon Mangrove Jack Queenfish Threadfin Salmon
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Current Rating Cape Keraudren November, 2016
3.7/5 - (48 votes)
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Recommended Lures for Cape Keraudren

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The Yo-Zuri Crystal Minnow suspending lure has great constrast and is good for Barramundi


Suited for some Fish Species.
Good for: Barramundi, Mangrove Jack, Threadfin Salmon

Zman 9” GrubZ Big Guibz

Suited for some Fish Species.
Good for: Barramundi, Cod

Roosta Popper 160

Suited for some Fish Species.
Good for: Trevally

Laser Pro 160

Suited for some Fish Species.
Good for: Barramundi, Spanish Mackerel

Squidgies Slick Rig 130mm

Suited for some Fish Species.
Good for: Barramundi

Twisty 55g

Suited for some Fish Species.
Good for: Spanish Mackerel

Squidgies Pro Mongrel 115mm

Suited for some Fish Species.
Good for: Threadfin Salmon
Berkley Gulp! Shrimp 2"

Gulp Shrimp 2″

Suited for some Fish Species.
Good for: Cod, Mangrove Jack
Storm Fishing Jig for Snapper


Suited for some Fish Species.
Good for: Queenfish, School Mackerel, Spanish Mackerel, Trevally, Tuskfish - blackspot

Laser Pro 120

Suited for some Fish Species.
Good for: Barramundi

Junior B52

Suited for some Fish Species.
Good for: Barramundi

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