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  • Northern Bernier Island pink snapper closure

    From 1 June to 31 August (inclusive), the waters north of Bernier Island – including Koks Island – will be closed to pink snapper fishing during this annual peak spawning period in the Gascoyne.

     

  • Other ways to hook up to the rec fishing rules

    To keep up to to date with WA's recreational fishing rules and fish ID at the touch of a button, download the free Recfishwest app. Available from the App Store or Google Play, the app offers access to the rules even if you're out of phone range.

    Or if you're familiar with our Recreational Fishing Guide, it's available to download from our website in two easy sizes –the traditional booklet or A4 print-friendly version. 

  • Annual West Coast demersal finfish closure
    From 15 October – 15 December (inclusive) the take or landing of demersal finfish is prohibited within the West Coast Bioregion (north of Kalbarri to east of Augusta). If you catch a demersal finfish from a boat or from shore during the closed season you must return it to the water as soon as possible.