1.5 m max or interdorsal length 60cm max (round rays must only respect the maximum size limit of 1.5 m) Available for download pdf format www.dpi.qld.gov.au/cps/rde/xbcr/dpi/fishingsizebaglimits.pdf Mary River cod – no ingestion except upstream of some dams Contains pee, mud snails and cockles. No limit on oyster catches: The maximum number of fish per person per day. * In the snowy watershed, only fishing is allowed, which cannot be caught. Note: Becomes a no-take species when the total annual allowable commercial catch is reached – the fishery is currently closed. From October 2022, new rules will apply to Spanish mackerel fishing on the east coast of Spain. Silver Yellow Perch in the Paroo and Warrego River watersheds is a 30 cm off-water species in listed dams, eastern dams and eastern rivers 2 (one or more species), only 1 in 35 cm in the Longfin, Pacific Short Fin (South Pacific) and Southern Shortfin rivers. The annual catch limit for the East Coast has been reached. The black Jewish fish is a species prohibited from fishing on the East Coast for all anglers for the remainder of the 2022 calendar year. Combined limit of 1 total jungle perch and spotted flagtail from December to August each year. Year-round in Copeton Dam and Fisheries Management (special permit for removal of Murray cod from Lowering Dam) Ordinance 2020 (PDF, 195.04 KB) Jungle perch and spotted flagtail (northern jungle fish) Mullet (except diamond scales, sea and freshwater) Trout stream fishing, to artificial fly and bait streams and trout spawning grounds from the end of the June long weekend to the beginning of the October long weekend is prohibited.
For more information on trout and salmon fishing rules (PDF, 233.04 KB) and fishing rules for Thompsons Creek Dam (PDF, 180.72 KB), see the NSW Government Gazette. Seasonal fishing restrictions may apply in other waters. Non-native fish species (without trout and salmon) 58cm min 120cm max (1 larger than 120cm from some dams). Property limit of 5 per person / 10 per boat (with 2 or more people on board) Download the Qld Fishing 2.0 app from the App Store or Google Play. Roseneau (Jobfish) and Lavendar Snapper (Jobfish) Includes, but is not limited to, mackerel and scad/yakka. Coral reef finfish closures apply year-round in eastern rivers, eastern dams and classified dams. In addition to individual property boundaries for each listed coral reef fin species, there is a combined property boundary of a total of 20 of all coral reef finfish. Note: Whales, porpoises, dugongs, turtles and dolphins are all protected by the Nature Conservation Act 1992. In its natural range, including the drainage division of the Gulf of Carpentaria and the Jacky River Basin south to the Normanby River Basin on the east coast of Queensland. All tropical snapper and sea bass (including bass moses (snapper) (exceptions to follow) In addition to the individual catch and ownership limits for each species above, all coral reef fish species have a combined uptake and possession limit of 20. Property Limit: The possession limit is the maximum number of fish per person if you have fished for more than one day, which is double the daily pocket limit, unless otherwise stated in the table.
The ownership restriction also applies to the transportation and storage of fish, but does not apply to the purchase of fish from a registered fish recipient, such as a fish store. All (in all dams and weirs under the Stocked Impoundment Permit Scheme) Crimson Snapper (Small Mouth Nannygai) and Saddletail Snapper (Large Mouth Nannygai) Combined limit of a total of 10 species of Macrobrachium lar and M. rosenbergii Combined limit of a total of 5 fish of the general families Neosilurus, Tandanus and Neosiluroides (e.g. Black, Cooper Creek, Eeltail, False Spine, Shortfin and Hyrtl Tandan) ** Not more than 10 shrimp with the head or other part removed, unless the removal was intended to process the shrimp for immediate consumption. There is a general property limit of 20 for all freshwater species not listed on this page. Combined property limit of 30, except at Moreton Bay where mussels and gastropods (except pee) are not caught. (a) the Murrumbidgee River and its tributaries, other than Old Man Creek, from Hume Road at Gundagai to a line 100 m upstream from the spillway wall at Berembed Weir near Ganmain (b) the Murray River and its tributaries from 130 below the Hume Weir near Albury to the Newell Highway Bridge at Tocumwal; All other bodies of water in New South Wales are closed to Murray crabs. 5 in listed dams and eastern dams, 2 in eastern rivers *Note: Catfish can also be caught in eastern rivers. 40cm min (whole or with head or tail removed) or 26cm min (net length) *A closed season applies to these species. For more information, see Recreational fishing rules and regulations for Queensland: A short guide (PDF, 532 kB). In the table above, the terms “Eastern Dams” and “Eastern Rivers” refer to bodies of water in the watersheds of eastern New South Wales. The dams listed are listed in the table below: The daily limit is the maximum number of fish caught per person per day.
The property limit is the maximum number of fish per person if you have fished for more than one day, which is double the daily pocket limit, unless otherwise stated in the table. The ownership restriction also applies to the transportation and storage of fish, but does not apply to the purchase of fish from a registered fish recipient, such as a fish store. Fish are measured from the tip of the snout to the tip of the tail. Crabs are measured from the back of the orbit to the middle of the back of the carapace. (no plug except upstream of the walls inside Cressbrook, Ewan Maddock, Hinze, Maroon, Moogerah, North Pine, Somerset, Wivenhoe and Wyaralong Dam; Vu Dyer (Bill Gunn Dam), Clarendon, Manchester and Kurwongbah (Sideling Creek Dam); Caboolture River spillway; Enoggera Reservoir and Robina Lakes) The following species have a “owned” limit of 20: September to April in rivers below freshwater reservoirs (catch-and-release fishing allowed from May to August).