Fishing in Shellharbour

There is a huge variety of places to fish in Shellharbour  no matter what time of the year you will never be short of a place to find a good catch.  There is something for everyone – rock fishing, deep sea fishing or fishing off one of the beautiful beaches or a jetty.

You can also experience Shellharbour from the water by utilising one of the five public boat ramps or with a fishing charter company. Bring home your catch of the day from a fishing or prawning outing on Lake Illawarra!

Fishing In National Parks

National Parks, reserves and marine parks provide opportunities for recreational fishing.  If you want to fish in NSW waters (both, fresh and salt water) you’ll need to purchase a NSW Fishing Licence and carry it with you at all times.  For details contact NSW Fisheries or go to their web site at

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