Bass Fishing Seasons Sydney

The best time of the year to catch Morwong fish in Sydney is all year round. The Morwong feed on the sea-floor and can be found in depths ranging from 10 metres to 400 metres. The Morwong is a good eating fish.

Bass fishing seasons Cronulla Sydney

Fish Details

  • Size: 20 - 30 cm in length
  • Weight: Up to 1 kg
  • Food Rating: Average to Good
  • Territory: Primarily freshwater
Australian bass fishing Cronulla NSW

About Bass Fish

The scientific name for the Bass is Macquaria novemaculeata.

How to identify a Bass Fish

  • Tapered snout with large eyes on the side of the head
  • The lower jaw juts out further than the upper jaw
  • Dark olive-green on the back and upper body
  • Lighter colour on the sides
  • The fins are greyish to colourless, and translucent.

Where to Find and Catch Bass

The Bass is part of the Percichthyidae family. Bass are found  quite deep in dams, lakes, and estuaries – often as deep as 30 meters (100 ft) below the surface, over the summer months they become very active during dawn and dusk, making them a lot of fun to chase through the warmer part of the year.

How To Fillet A Bass


On all our fishing and deep-sea fishing charters in Sydney, all you need to bring are the right clothes depending on the weather conditions. We will supply everything else including bait, fishing rods and reels and fishing licence. At the end of our fishing trip, you get to keep what you catch.  We have 3 purpose build fishing vessels that have all the facilities and amenities you require. We run afternoon and morning deep-sea fishing charters run all year.