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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.

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