Israelite Bay is strictly for 4WD anglers only as the road in is made up mostly of soft sand. Once at the bay you can drive on the hard pack sand to find a deep gutters for fishing, however avoid piles of seaweed while driving.
Israelite Bay is a relatively calm shallow bay and beach launching of small boats is possible, where just offshore the fishing is great for Whiting, Salmon and Herring.
Fishing is generally better around Point Malcolm and 40miles beach (The beach south), which is around 25km south of Israelite Bay.
The Salmon fishing around Point Malcolm, 40mile beach and Israelite Bay is great all year round. Driving along the beach is a great way to find schools of fish. The best method to target Salmon is with Metal Slugs, however Poppers and sinking Stick-baits can produce some fantastic visual fishing at Israelite Bay.
Israelite bay also fishing well for Mulloway and Herring, Mulloway are best targeted at night with vibe type lures and long casts into the surf. The best method is to locate deep channels during the day and return at night.
Salmon fishing is good all year round with fish from 2-5kg regularly taken, however from November to February the Salmon fishing is even better and the average size is 5-8kg.
The Herring run follows after the Salmon run however Herrings are available all year around.
Camping is available at Israelite Bay and Point Malcolm.
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