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Northern Bernier Island pink snapper closure

Northern Bernier Island: Closed season 1 June – 31 August (inclusive)

The waters north of Bernier Island, including Koks Island, will be closed to recreational and commercial pink snapper fishing during this annual peak spawning period in the Gascoyne.

It is illegal to fish for pink snapper, or be in possession of pink snapper while fishing, in the closed waters during the closed season.

Fishing for other species from a boat is allowed as long as there is no pink snapper on board. However, pink snapper taken outside the closed area may be transported through or be on board your vessel when seeking safe anchorage, as long as no line fishing is undertaken.

Last modified: 30/05/2018 4:05 PM

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