New Recreational Fishing Rules

janinerSun, 26/06/2022 - 12:33pm

A dusky flathead
Dusky Flathead

New dusky flathead and lobster recreational fishing rules will come into force on 1 August, 2022.

Dusky Flathead- There will be a slot limit of 36cm to 70cm (previously 1 over 70cm). The daily bag limit will reduce from 10 to 5 per person. To allow for extended fishing trips, the possession limit will remain at 10.
Lobster- There will be an increase in the daily bag/possession limit from 2 to 3 per person of Eastern Rock Lobster or Southern Rock Lobster or a combination of these species.

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