Wollongong offshore artificial reef

Location: Approx. 2.4 km offshore from Perkins Beach, 2.5km south of the Five Islands Nature Reserve
Depth: 32 metres
Deployment: September 2019
Coordinates: 34°.31.081' S (Latitude) 150°.54.883' E (Longitude) (WGS84 datum)
34°.31.182' S (Latitude) 150°.54.795' E (Longitude) (WGS84 datum)
Reef type: Steel pinnacle reef towers with a vertical profile up to 12 metres.
Expected Species: Yellowtail kingfish, snapper, silver trevally, mulloway, yellowtail scad and blue mackerel
How to fish:Conditions such as depth, current and wind all play a part in testing an angler’s patience and skills fishing these locations. Drifting with baits or lures along the edges of reef towers can reduce the risk being “snagged” or fouling an anchor on the reef structure. For further information please visit our user guidelines - offshore artificial reefs.

Wollongong offshore artificial reef proposed location for consultation

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If you require further information, please call 0457 664 062 or email: fisheries.enhancement@dpi.nsw.gov.au