Ban on Fishing Starts this Week in WA!
It happens most years from mid October to mid November, and as of the 16th October 2017, the season will close for Demersal Fish in WA. Pink Snapper, Dhufish, Coral Trout, and the Baldchin Groper are just a few of the species that will be banned, with the DPI stating that any Demersal fish to be reeled in by anglers, will have to be released as soon as possible. That applies to anglers fishing from a boat or from land, and the zone extends way up the Western Australia Coast to 27 degrees South, that’s just north of Kalbarri. To the south, you’ll be past Augusts before you can catch these guys again.
So familiarize yourself with that a ‘Demersal’ Fish isand keep an eye out next time you’re fishing. The DPI will be waiting this summer!
The Halco Mad Eyes
The new range of Halco Lures
Australia's First 1000lb+ Marlin Landed!
Off the coast of Exmouth in WA, one man reeled in a monster last week, starting off 2018 with an Aussie record.
Over $2m in fines for catching Rock Lobster!
The largest fines in fishing history were handed out this week in a NSW court, over an illegal fishing scheme based on the overfishing of Rock Lobsters.