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  • 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. 

  • Perth metropolitan waters closed to fishing for southern garfish

    Taking southern garfish is prohibited in Perth's metropolitan waters between 31° south (just north of Lancelin) and 33° south (near Lake Preston/Myalup) until further notice to protect the breeding stock.

  • Possession of rock lobster tails

    You must only be in possession of whole rock lobsters (immediately before consumption), however you may now possess rock lobster tails (shell on) at your principle place of residence.

  • Rock lobster pot specifications

    The specifications for rock lobster pots have been simplified. See our Recreational fishing for rock lobster guide for details.