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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 between the southernmost breakwater at Outer Harbor to 4km south of Normanville Jetty, an area commonly known as Lady Bay.
Under the rules it is illegal to engage in fishing activity using any of the following:
The above gear restrictions apply daily between 5am and 9pm in the waters and adjacent foreshore areas between the southernmost breakwater at Outer Harbor to 4km south of Normanville Jetty, an area commonly known as Lady Bay.
The use of any wire trace or a monofilament trace exceeding 1mm in diameter is strictly prohibited between 5am and 9pm.
Hooks must not exceed 56mm in shank length and a gape of 23mm between 5am and 9pm.
The use of any combination or gang of hooks attached by threading the point of one through the eye of another is prohibited between 5am and 9pm.
The use of multiple hooks is only permitted if separated by a length of monofilament fishing line.