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CRAY/LOBSTER FISHING

Lancelin has been a cray fishing town for nearly 70 years and today, some 20 boats work the waters off the Lancelin coast fishing for Western Rock Lobsters which can fetch up to AU$90/kilo wholesale and probably 50-100% more than that in the restaurants of China and Japan where most of the Lancelin catch ends up…. Read More

A Fishing Mecca

The tiny coastal town of Lancelin (population <700) is already popular with quad/motorbike riders and off road enthusiasts but more and more tourists are heading to Lancelin to fish. Heading to sea (make sure you have a licence) puts you in prime territory for some of the world’s best table fish like dhufish, snapper, bald chin groper and 8 bar cod. Alternatively stay on dry land and fish from the… Read More

JETTY SALES OF LANCELIN LOBSTER ON TRACK

Some months ago the Western Rock Lobster Council (WRLC – the industry body) asked the state government for permission for WA fishers to sell lobsters/crayfish from their boats at the jetty. This was due to the public showing demanding for that facility and sales to China being disrupted by Covid-19. The Fisheries minister agreed to the request and legislation is due to be passed soon which will permit jetty sales… Read More

TIME TO GIVE THE BOAT A RUN

Lancelin’s calm bay is a popular drawcard for Perth boaties. We’re less than an hour by car from Joondalup and less than 90 minutes from the centre of Perth. Get your friends and family primed for a day trip or weekend to Lano. If you have a 4WD you can launch from the beach and spend a few hours fishing in the bay, head out to deep water for your… Read More

LANCELIN’S LOVE OF LOBSTER

Lancelin is a crayfishing town, it has been for decades and while the market for crays/lobsters is depressed at present, it will bounce back; it always does. At present many of the boats have their pots out of the water (pic 1) but when the market picks up, the 20 or so commercial boats in the bay will be back out at sea fishing for the famed Western Rock Lobster…. Read More

COME WET A LINE IN LANO

Lancelin offers some sensational fishing and if you fish from the jetty or beach, you don’t require a licence. Most common catches include Herring, Whiting and Squid with the occasional Tailor and Samson fish. Out to sea you’ll find some of the best table fish in the world, e.g. Snapper, Dhufish and Baldchin groper and if you don’t have a boat, head out on a Reel Force Charter day trip…. Read More

Live Lobsters From the Boats

Lancelin lobsters (aka crayfish) are considered a delicacy the world over and through a state government program you can get freshly caught live lobsters straight from the boat at wholesale prices. The state government’s Local Lobster Program (LLP) allows fishermen to sell a fixed number of tagged lobsters per year from the jetty. These will have been caught just hours prior to you collecting them; they don’t come any fresher. … Read More