skip to content
Government of Western Australia - Department of Fisheries

A boat fisher holds a large pink snapper, with its distinctive pink scales.

Friday 27 January 2017

Snapper days are here again

​Fishing for pink snapper in Cockburn and Warnbro sounds will resume on 1 February, following the annual seasonal closure.

Fishers are reminded that a Recreational Fishing from Boat Licence is required when fishing or getting to your fishing spot with the use of a powered vessel. And if boat fishing for demersal species in the West Coast Bioregion, you must have a release weight on board.

For more information see our recreational fishing rules.

You can also download our  Recreational fishing guide or pick up a copy from our offices and participating information outlets.

Last modified: 27/01/2017 9:44 AM

wa.gov.au

© All contents copyright Government of Western Australia. All rights reserved. ABN: 18 951 343 745

Copyright

© This work is copyright. You may display, print or reproduce this material only in an unaltered format for your personal or non-commercial use, or for use within your organisation. Apart from any use permitted under the Copyright Act 1968, all other rights are reserved.

Disclaimer

The information and advice provided by the Department of Fisheries website is made in good faith and is from sources believed to be reliable and accurate at the time of release onto the website. Changes in circumstances after a document is placed on the website may affect the accuracy of the information. Full disclaimer details are available at www.fish.wa.gov.au.