Fishing Apps/Websites - What do you use?

Hey peeps. I'm starting to get back into my fishing since my amazing trip to Coral Bay. Only issue is i don't have a boat so short of continually going on charters, I need to start working on my land based skills. I tried some fresh water fishing in Dwellingup the other day and wasn't overly successful, so wondering what apps / websites people use that i can start keeping track of weather, tides, and anything useful for fishing. I downloaded the recfishwest app and loving that so far for fish information, but wouldn't mind learning about all the other stuff as well as good locations to fish land based that people have fund successful. Thanks everyone.

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Tides 4 fishing

Wed, 2018-07-04 15:03

 I ues tides4fishing.com/au/western-australia/fremantle

I have found it to be wrong on the tides sometimes , so I cross check it with Willyweather and Seabreeze. 

 

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 + 1 for this site. Just

Thu, 2018-07-05 05:50

 + 1 for this site. Just select the area you want to fish and I've found it reasonably accurate.

 

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 Windy.com

Wed, 2018-07-04 15:07

 Windy.com

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 Fishranger and Tide4Fishing.

Wed, 2018-07-04 15:58

 Fishranger and Tide4Fishing. I generally check the former to plan my trips and the later if I need an excuse on return

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Fishtrack

Wed, 2018-07-04 18:47

 Hey H,

I subscribe to  Fishtrack. Good for temps, currents and forecasts etc.. There is also a free version which is pretty good. I used it for a couple of years before they convinced me to pay for full version 

Not sure if it would suit your purpose but thought I'd put it out there for you

http://www.fishtrack.com/fishing-charts/southwest-australia_58655

Hope it helps

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Seabreeze..,

Wed, 2018-07-04 18:58

 normally watch seabreeze.. landbased ? Winds 

easterlies for a fair while will drop the weed quite 

quick.. I fish the high window 2hrs before and 2 hrs 

after.. have a very good mate who's clued right into 

it ... 100 series! Maybe pm him for more info .. 

ill be hitting the local Saturday!! Hopefully report 

back with a report. Hope it helps!

cheers pirate.. 

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Deckie

Wed, 2018-07-04 19:12

 I've offered a deckie spot out of hillarys. Was surprised you weren't interested in free metro fishing. And before anyone thinks anything else my male deckies don't pay either! ha ha.

I don't like my company either but free fishin' is free fishin'. 

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Hey Zoom. Did you post this

Wed, 2018-07-04 22:08

Hey Zoom. Did you post this on the forum? I didn't see it. :(
Your post is pretty funny haha. I wouldn't like my company either lol

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Was on PM

Wed, 2018-07-04 22:46

 We had a few PMs back and forth so pretty sure you saw it! ha ha

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Oh from ages ago. Yeah i

Thu, 2018-07-05 08:33

Oh from ages ago. Yeah i forget what everyones nicnames are sorry. Plus i don't like inviting myself on other peoples boats. I feel a bit rude. Do you go out often? obviously i'm happy to pitch in for fuel so maybe when you don't have a better looking deckie hit me up :)

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Beach ....

Wed, 2018-07-04 19:26

just finished setting up a reel for landbased

outfit that 100 series built out of a oz flex

blank hand made .. with quality guides .

One of most experienced landbased fishos

ive ever met !! If you do get a chance to

meet up for a fish .. I'd be taking it up.. !

Cheers pirate.. 

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Now you are starting to talk

Wed, 2018-07-04 22:10

Now you are starting to talk too technical for me lol. No idea what this 100 series babble is you are on about lol. way over my head, but then thats not hard when you are 4ft nothing lol

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 think his user name is

Fri, 2018-07-27 12:21

 think his user name is called 100series 

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The more the merrier

Wed, 2018-07-04 19:52

I use Seabreeze, MetEye, and Willyweather for the forecasts. 

 

Tides4fishing for the tides/peak feeding times. 

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I use willy weather,

Wed, 2018-07-04 20:07

I use willy weather, seabreeze, fish ranger and buoy weather.

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 we use willy weather

Wed, 2018-07-04 20:14

 we use willy weather generally or just go outtside to see what the wind is doing, handy living only a few houses away from the beach

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Thanks for the tips everyone.

Wed, 2018-07-04 22:12

Thanks for the tips everyone. Im going to look into all of these and start getting my head around it all. Feels like a need a degree. Appreciate all your advice. Hels

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 For landbased all I really

Sat, 2018-07-07 04:56

 For landbased all I really use is seabreeze for wind/swell and tides4fishing for tides/moon phase/barometer. 

Don't really need much more than that and as like pirate said Easterlies are your best mate off the beach usually.

Start by getting yourself a reasonable rod/reel combo if you don't have one and go from there, boat tackle won't make your life easy unless you're fishing off a jetty

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Thanks Hutch. Yeah ive got

Sat, 2018-07-07 11:09

Thanks Hutch. Yeah ive got plenty of gear don't worry about that. lol. Its just im shit at land based so need to get some landbased practice in. I so badly want to get some squidding in. Just dont know the best time of year and best time of day...and location that doesnt require a boat :(

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 They catch plenty of squid

Fri, 2018-07-27 06:44

 They catch plenty of squid off Busso jetty but not sure when is the best time of year.

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 Get a fourby and head out of

Fri, 2018-07-27 23:13

 Get a fourby and head out of Perth 

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 Plenty of squid on Busso

Sun, 2018-07-29 12:08

 Plenty of squid on Busso Jetty the last couple of days.  Join these groups if you want to feed your squid addiction.

https://www.facebook.com/groups/490270311141122/
https://www.facebook.com/groups/502628413162573/

Lots of knowledgeable guys and girls on there, plenty go to the ammo jetty or north/south mole which may be closer to home for you.  

Good luck, I've been bitten by the squid bug for a year and am now making my own jigs.  It's quite rewarding.  Good luck.

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Thanks everyone :) Have added

Wed, 2018-08-01 12:33

Thanks everyone :)
Have added those facebook groups

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 metro boat squiding around

Wed, 2018-08-01 19:55

 metro boat squiding around freo and woodies from a boat isnt too hard, few good spots around.....compared to catching one friggin pinky its piss easy.