Salmon Slam is back for 2024!

Scanning waves off  epic southern beaches for large black patches, launching lures out the back of the surf and doing spectacular battle with tough-fighting fish – yep, it’s salmon time again!

It’s also time to kick off another Salmon Slam – the FREE app-based fishing competition dedicated to these southern pleagic powerhouses – giving anglers a chance to bag a swag of great prizes! See below for more details.

And with salmon stocks in healthier condition than in decades, this year’s competition promises to be a doozer – so get ready to hit the beaches and help celebrate a southern icon!

This year Western Angler is taking over the reins of  the competition with Recfishwest’s support – but the format is pretty much the same.

Salmon is a great fish for all the family to have a crack at!

This year’s competition will run from 1 March to 31 May – to enter simply download the free Salmon Slam app from the App Store or Google Play Store. Note: Because the app developers have updated the app with a new version, it is recommended to delete last year’s version of the app if you have it and upload the new version.

Catch your salmon then take a picture of it on a brag mat or next to a tape measure with length clearly visible in the photo and with the code Slam 2024 written in the sand or on a bit of a paper . Upload the pic to the app and you’re in the running!

There’s also a prize for the best photo with anglers posing with their trophy fish – if you’re entering in  this category make sure you follow Recfishwest’s fish photo tips – click here to learn more.

Scott Coghlan, Western Angler Editor and good friend of Recfishwest, has created a dedicated Western Angler Salmon Slam 2024 Facebook page – if you’re on Facebook  have a look and give it a like – there’s some great content to be found on the page with some great salmon fishing tips.

Salmon Slam 2024 Categories and Prizes

Longest fish overall: Sickbaits pack, Compleat Angler Nedlands Voucher, Halco lure pack (value $850)
Longest fish junior: Compleat Angler Nedlands voucher, Halco lure pack, WAngler subscription pack (value $350)
Longest four fish combined: Assassin Tackle pack, Anglers Fishing World voucher, Halco lure pack, Wildtrak prize pack (value $950)
Best photo: Tackle World Miami voucher, Halco lure pack (value $300)

BONUS Western Angler photo competition. Three winners will each receive an Anglers Fishing World voucher – enter by emailing a picture of a salmon with a Western Angler Salmon Slam card included in the photo to
Salmon Slam cards are available from the following outlets:
– Cheynes Beach Carvan Park
– Hamelin Bay Caravan Park
– Getaway Outdoors
– Anglers Fishing World
– Compleat Angler Nedlands
– Tackle World Busselton
– Tackle World Miami
– Augusta Xtreme Outdoor Sports
– Tralblazer Albany


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