Catch limits and closures. Information on closed seasons and closed waters freshwater and tidal.
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Recreational fishing rules qld. Size and possession limits tidal waters. Recreational fishing rules and regulations. Print recreational fishing rules and regulations size and possession limits fresh waters general possession limit.
Recreational fishing in queensland rules and regulations permits for dam fishing tips and responsibilities and community. Only one hook artificial fly bait jig or lure can be attached to a line. Rules in queensland september 2019 why recreational fishing rules have changed queensland s fisheries are important to many different people in many different ways.
Local patrol offices and how we enforce fishing regulation and safety rules in queensland. A set fishing line must not be used. Recreational fishing rules and regulations for queensland.
You can t be more than 50m away from any of your fishing lines. Closed seasons and waters. Fisheries queensland manager tony ham said queensland s recreational fishing rules were constantly being evaluated to ensure the best management of the state s valuable fisheries resources.
There is a general possession limit of 20 for all species without a prescribed possession limit excluding some bait species. The recreational fishing app and recreational fishing guide are also being updated to reflect the new rules. Minor changes to queensland s recreational fishing rules will come into effect from today october 28 2016.
Changes to queensland s fisheries legislation commenced 1 september 2019. Recreational and charter fishers love to wet a line and fishing tourism benefits local businesses. View the fish species guide on freshwater fish inshore and estuarine fish.
A set fishing line must not be used as a cross line. Recreational fishing rules and regulations. Produced in conjunction with maritime safety queensland and department of natural parks sport and recreation and the great barrier reef marine park authority.
You do not require a licence to fish recreationally in queensland except if fishing in some stocked impoundments where a stocked impoundment permit is required. Up to three fishing lines are permitted consisting of a total of six hooks. East coast black jewfish fishery closed.
We are working through changes to this website to ensure information is up to date. Commercial fishers and seafood suppliers depend on them for their livelihood. The guide contains information on marine safety and boat licensing boat trip preparation marine park zonings and recreational fishing rules.
Queensland s transport minister mark bailey said the unfolding coronavirus outbreak had forced restrictions on a range of outdoor activities and boating and fishing for leisure was part of that.