Public feedback is being sought on a revised management plan for recreational fishing in south australia to guide management of the recreational fishery over the next decade. Working with management partners fishing access is collectively determined through the regional fishery management council process.
Recreational fishing development plan 2012 2022 limited recreational fishing data to support management decisions although the northern territory government has undertaken surveys to gather recreational fishing effort expenditure and other data ensuring regular ongoing.
Recreational fishing management plan. Appendix a recreational fishing guidelines pilbara south coast regions 2003 04 a appendix b recreational net fishing guidelines for wa 2004 b. The draft plan has been revised to acknowledge the role of the minister s recreational fishing advisory council mrfac as the peak advisory body on recreational fishing. While the nsw recreational fishery is managed in accordance with the objects of the fisheries management act 1994 the recreational fishery itself is not a designated fishing activity and therefore has not been subject to legislated ea process.
Recreational fishing management plan h 3 authorizes the secretary under such regulation as he she may prescribe to permit the use of any area within the system for any purpose including but not limited to hunting ﬁ shing public recreation and accommodation and access whenever he she determines that such uses. Promoting and supporting access can take many forms from. Submission on the draft management plan for recreational fishing in south australia.
Fishing is a fantastic pastime and the government wants to improve opportunities for south australians to go fishing. The australian fishing trade association afta is the peak recreational fishing industry body representing the manufacturing wholesale retail media businesses of the australian recreational fishing industry and therefore through the face to face engagement the recfishers across south australia. This recreational use management plan is to be used in conjunction with the project environmental management system and construction environmental management plan.
National saltwater recreational fisheries implementation plan. We want to be sure the management plan governing recreational fishing in south australia reflects these co management arrangements which is why changes to the plan have been proposed. Recreational fishing across south australia is controlled by the act and fisheries.
Access to quality fishing opportunities is a prerequisite to recreational fishing. This plan applies to recreational fishing occurring in south australia. As defined in the fisheries management act 2007 the act recreational fishing means fishing other than commercial fishing or aboriginal traditional fishing.