Pinks, dhufish over coral
When the boats have managed to head to the coral lumps scattered between the 60m and 90m depths, they have generally done well on queen, red and pink snapper, as well as dhufish, skippy, breaksea cod and samson fish.
The odd bigger craft that have ventured beyond the shelf have found bigger red snapper, mixed-size hapuka and cod.
King George whiting catches have varied through the inshore waters, with the clearer areas once again seeming to produce the better catches of 30cm-45cm fish.
Cosy Corner, Two Peoples Bay and the ground near Michaelmas and Breaksea islands are among the areas where the better hauls of Geordies have been achieved during the past week.
A consistent stream of burley should also bring herring and juvenile salmon around in these parts, while squid have required some effort at times.
Surf fishers are still enjoying some late-season fish at Salmon Holes, Shelleys, Nanarup, Cheyne Beach and Bluff Creek.
Bigger skippy are being plucked from the deeper channels at Bluff and Cheyne, while Bornholm and Nanarup had the odd tailor turn up in the early morning and evening.
There is no shortage of herring right along the coast, with some thumpers of more than 30cm mixed in with the common 20cm-25cm fish.
Rock fishers had a few days to get to their favourite platforms near West Cape Howe and Cheyne Beach.
The normally secretive anglers could not resist announcing some of their catches this week, which included pink snapper, dhufish and queen snapper.
Black bream catches have been improving in the King and Kalgan rivers, where waters have been a little clearer.
The Albany Marina is a popular fishing spot.