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Black bream recreational fishing

Black bream is a popular recreational fishing target, including for catch-and-release charter tours and fishing tournaments. In many estuaries, including the Swan-Canning Estuary, it’s the most common finfish species kept by recreational anglers.

We manage the recreational fishery through size and daily bag limits.

When fishing with the use of a powered vessel, a Recreational Fishing from Boat Licence is required. 

Information on fishing rules for black bream including size and bag limits can be found online or in our Statewide Recreational fishing guide.

Last modified: 24/10/2017 3:13 PM

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