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Magnetic Informer Telephone Directory : Magnetic Informer Directory 2013
PAGE 19 No fishing licence is required for recreational fishing in Queenslanda y b d e r e w o p s l e s s e v ll A . s r e t a w motor of more than 6 HP must be registered and operated by a licenced driver. Vessels have minimum safetyl e s s e v , s t n e m e ri u q e r t n e m p i u q e e h t k c e h c d l u o h s s r o t a r e p o requirements before venturing out. Vessel operators should also log on with the local Coast Guard advising of the destination and time of return. In Queensland there are a number of areas closed to taking some fish,g n i h s fi n i a t r e c f o e s u e h t r o h s fi ll a apparatus. These closures can vary. e g n a h c o t t c ej b u s e r a d n a r a e y h c a eInformation regarding species a e r a , s e r u s o l c a e r a , s e r u s o l c restrictions and apparatus restrictions can be obtained using the contact details below. The sale of any fishes caught by recreational anglers is illegal. For more information on the legalities of fishing both fresh and salt waters, see contact details below. Mud and Sand (Blue Swimmer) Crabs are the main species captured. For more information on the apparatus to use, the legal sizes, how to measure, bag limits and the gender details, see contact details below. Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority GBRMPA -- 1800 990 177 www.gbrmpa.gov.au Department of Primary Industries DPI - 132523 www.dpi.qld.gov.au FISHERIES ENFORCEMENT HOTLINE 1800 017 116 Queensland Water Police At time of printing, information on the page was correct but is subject to change. Anglers should contact the above departments for the current rules and regulations regarding fishing in Queensland waters. SPECIES SIZE (cm) LIMIT Barramundi 58min-120max 5 Bream 25min 30 Cod & Groper* (all) 38min combined limit of 5 Cod-Rock Camouflage* 50min-70max Cod-Flowery* 50min-70max Cod-Rock Greasy* 38min-100max 38min-120max Cod-Estuary Crab-Blue Swimmer 11.5min no limit Crab-Mud 15min 10 Emperor-Grass 30min 10 Emperor-Red* 55min 5 Emperor-Red throat* 38min 8 Emperor-Spangled* 45min 5 Flathead-Mud (Dusky) 40min-75max 5 Fingermark 35min 10 Grunter 40min 10 Hussar* 25min 10 Jewfish-Black 75min 2 Kingfish-Black 75min 2 Mackerel-Spanish 75min 3 Mackerel-Qld School 50min 10 Mackerel-Spotted 60min 5 Mangrove Jack 35min 5 Nannygai* 40min total of 9 Prawns no limit 10 litres Salmon 40min 10 Stripey* 25min 5 Trout-Coral* 38min total of 7 Wahoo 75min 2 Whiting 23min total of 30 Wrasse* 25min 5/species Wrasse-Tuskfish* 30min total of 6 Anglers should refer to "Guide to Recreational Boating & Fishing in Queensland" and contact DPI & GBRMPA for up to date regulations. * REEF FIN FISH Recreational Fishing in Queensland Cairns 4035 0700 - T'ville 4772 7311 Cairns 4035 1733 - T'ville 4760 7812 36 Mandalay Ave Nelly Bay PH 4778 5126 THE ISLANDS LARGEST FISHING AND WATER SPORTS SPECIALISTS hire or buy your outdoor needs great bait range and ice rods, reels, tackle, kids combos OPEN 7 DAYS 24 HR ICE Recreational fishers will no longer be required to remove the pectoral fin from coral reef fin fish and Spanish mackerel, following changes to Queensland fishing rules. Most fish captured will be subject to size and bag limitations and some reef species have restrictions in place in relation to the skinning and filleting of fish. Some species have total bag limits while reef fish have total combined bag limits. There are also closures during some moon phases for some fish species. The size limit list displayed on this page is a guide only and not a full species list. For more information on limitations for specific species including sizes and bag limits, see contact details below.
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