New Recreational Fishing Rules
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.
For further information, check out the DPI website at https://www.dpi.nsw.gov.au/fishing/recreational/fishing-rules-and-regs/d....