SA Marine Parks: Commercial Fisheries Voluntary Catch/Effort Reduction Program
The offer period for licence holders to surrender licence and/or entitlements is now closed.
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Fish mortalities response
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Recreational shark fishing restrictions
Restrictions on targeted recreational shark fishing in metropolitan waters have been updated. Find out more
Redmap launches in SA
Redmap is a new and interactive website, that invites the Australian community to spot, log and map marine species that are uncommon in Australia, or along particular parts of our coast. Find out more
Recreational fishing possession limits begin
Recreational fishing possession limits are now in place in South Australia, limiting the amount of King George Whiting, Pipi and Razorfish that recreational fishers can catch and stockpile. View media release and find out more
In South Australia, restrictions are in place to manage targeted recreational shark fishing in metropolitan waters.
The gear restrictions below apply daily between 5am and 9pm in the waters and adjacent foreshore areas contained within the area from the southern Outer Harbor breakwater (34º 46’ 59.00” South, 138º 28’ 40.45” East) to Lady Bay Shacks, south of Normanville (35º 28’ 30.82” South, 138º 17’ 05.26” East) from Mean High Water Spring to a distance of 500 metres seaward.
Under the rules it is strictly prohibited to engage in fishing activity using any of the following between 5am and 9pm:
The use of multiple hooks is only permitted if separated by a length of monofilament fishing line.