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Herring recreational fishing

Australian herring are small but highly acrobatic fish and a favourite among both novice and experienced recreational fishers.
A herring school can be ‘berlied up’ into a feeding frenzy by using a berley of pollard and fish oils.
To help conserve fish stocks, recreational fishers are required to stick to daily bag limits. 'Daily’ means from midnight to midnight.
If fishing with the use of a powered vessel, you will need a Recreational Fishing from Boat Licence.
Information on fishing rules for herring including size and bag limits can be found online or in our Statewide Recreational fishing guide.  

Last modified: 1/04/2022 10:43 AM

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