Notices to commercial fishers

11 September 2019

3 July 2019

Southern Garfish Management Arrangements for 2019 - 2020.

12 April 2019

Refinements to the May 2019 King George Whiting Spawning Spatial Closure:

20 March 2019

MSF Reform Committee:

3 March 2019

Wrasse Management Changes:

14 December 2018

Interim Snapper Management Arrangements 2018:

14 December 2018

Reevesby Island Management Arrangements:

31 October 2018

Cuttlefish Management Arrangements:

15 October 2018

Increase to 36mm standard knotted mesh net in the pocket of a hauling net in marine waters:

14 September 2018

13 September 2018

28 August 2018

21 August 2018

15 August 2018

26 June 2018

Notice to fishers – Changes to management arrangements for Garfish and hauling nets:

13 April 2018

16 February 2018

18 January 2018

3 January 2018

Notice to Fishers - Simplify Day 2017 - Amendments under the Fisheries Management Act 2007, for:

28 December 2017

22 December 2017

15 December 2017

13 December 2017

11 December 2017

8 December 2017

Notice to Fishers - Licence holders in the Blue Crab Fishery (PDF 512.2 KB)

6 December 2017

Notice to Fishers - Licence holders with haul net endorsesments (PDF 805.3 KB) in the:

  • Marine Scalefish Fishery
  • Northern Zone Rock Lobster Fishery
  • Southern Zone Rock Lobster Fishery
  • Lakes and Coorong Fishery.

Notice to Fishers - Revoke of Garfish notice (PDF 250.2 KB)

Notice to Fishers - mesh size to 35 mm knotted after closure (PDF 344.5 KB)

17 November 2017

Notice to Fishers - Licence holders in the Lakes and Coorong Fishery (PDF 464.6 KB)

25 October 2017

Notice to Fishers – Snapper Closures for 2017-18

27 October 2017

24 October 2017

Notice to Fishers - Company Ownership of Pipi quota (PDF 135.4 KB)

18 September 2017

Notice to fishers – Changes to management arrangements for Gummy and School Shark

12 September 2017

5 September 2017

Notice to fishers – Regulation changes to restrict transfers of Marine Scalefish Fishery licences

This notice is to notify licence holders in the Marine Scalefish Fishery of the changes to restrict Marine Scalefish Fishery licence transfers to once in every 5 years effective of 15 January 2018. Further information about this change can be found in the Notice to Fishers.

29 August 2017

Notice to the Northern Zone Rock Lobster Fishery licence holders: determination of the value of a Rock Lobster quota unit for the 2017/18 fishing season (PDF 906.2 KB)

9 August 2017

Notice to Southern Zone Rock Lobster Fishery licence holders: determination of the value of a Rock Lobster quota unit for the 2017/18 fishing season (PDF 462.3 KB)

21 July 2017

Notice to fishers – Razorfish Management Arrangements on the West Coast

This notice is to notify licence holders in the Marine Scalefish Fishery of the changes to Razorfish management arrangements on the West Coast.

30 June 2017

Notice to fishers – Garfish Management Arrangements 2017/18 fishing season

This notice is to notify all licence holders with access to Garfish of the management arrangements for Garfish for the 2017/18 fishing season.

28 April 2017

Notice to fishers – King George Whiting Spawning Spatial Closure

This notice is to notify all licence holders of the King George Whiting spawning spatial closure during the month of May 2017.

27 April 2017

Notice to fishers – Snapper Management Amendments

This notice is to notify licence holders with access to Snapper of amendments to the targeting of Snapper during long weekends.

24 February 2017

Notice to fishers and processor – Temporary change to the upper size limit of Wrasse

This notice is to notify licence holders with access to Wrasse that the upper size limit of 35 cm has been temporarily removed to support further collection of information on Wrasse and the commercial fishery.

31 January 2017

Notice to fishers – Changes to Germein Bay netting closure

This is to notify licence holders in the MSF and NZRL that the Germein Bay netting closure has been amended.

21 December 2016

Notice to Marine Scalefish Fishery licence holders with a Sardine net entitlement

13 December 2016

Notice to fishers – Set line hook limits, Snapper trip limits and prior reporting requirements for the Marine Scalefish Fishery for 2016/17

These documents inform commercial fishers about an updated notice issued under section 79 of the Fisheries Management act to implement the Snapper fishery management arrangements for 2016/17 season:

Notice to fishers and processors – Reduction of Snook Size limit to 41 cm

This notice is to notify all licence holders with access to Snook and fish processors that the size limit has been reduced to 41 cm across the state following scientific advice on the size at which Snook reach maturity.

Notice to fishers – Continuation of the Cuttlefish closure in Northern Spencer Gulf

This notice is to notify all licence holders with access to Cuttlefish of the continuation of the Cuttlefish closure in Northern Spencer Gulf from 12:01 hours 15 February 2017 until 12:00 hours on 15 February 2018.

22 November 2016

Notice to fishers – Size limit changes for commercial species

This notice is to notify all commercial licence holders of the changes to the size limits for a number of key commercial species that came into effect on 1 December 2016.

31 August 2016

Notice to fishers – New licence condition and management arrangements for use of large mesh nets

27 May 2016

Notice to fishers – Extension of the fishing season in the outer region of the Northern Zone Rock Lobster Fishery

This notice provides information on new management arrangements for the Northern Zone Rock Lobster fishery that removes the annual winter fishing closure in the outer region of the fishery.

25 February 2016

Notice to fishers - Consultation meetings for King George Whiting Options Paper and review of size limits

This notice informs the Marine Scalefish Fishery, Southern Zone Rock Lobster fishery, Northern Zone Rock Lobster Fishery and Lakes and Coorong Fishery licence holders about meetings for the commercial sector on the papers recently released for public consultation.

4 February 2016

Notice to fishers - King George Whiting Options Paper

This notice informs the Marine Scalefish Fishery, Southern Zone Rock Lobster fishery, Northern Zone Rock Lobster Fishery, Lakes and Coorong Fishery and Charter Boat Fishery licence holders about the paper ‘Management options for King George Whiting in South Australia’. This document and a number of other recreational papers have been released for public consultation.

22 January 2016

Update – Germein Bay netting closure amendment 2016

These documents inform the Marine Scalefish Fishery and Northern Zone Rock Lobster fishery with net access about the continued amendment to the Germein Bay netting closure boundary for 2016.

14 January 2016

Update - continuation of the cuttlefish closure in Northern Spencer Gulf

A notice has issued under section 79 of the Fisheries Management Act 2007 to continue the temporary spatial closure for the taking of Giant Australian Cuttlefish in the waters of northern Spencer Gulf.

15 December 2015

Update - Snapper management arrangements 2015/16

These documents inform commercial fishers about an updated notice issued under section 79 of the Fisheries Management act to implement the Snapper fishery management arrangements for 2015/16 season:

15 December 2015

Update – Blue Crab Fishery Temporary Fishing Trial for the 2015/16 Season

These documents inform commercial fishers of details about a temporary fishing trial in the Gulf St Vincent Zone of the Blue Crab Fishery:

8 December 2015

Snook commercial legal minimum size limit

These documents inform commercial fishers and fish processors about variations to the commercial size limit for Snook:

7 December 2015

Snapper management arrangements for 2015/16

These documents inform commercial fishers about variations to the Snapper trip management arrangements for 2015:

30 October 2015

Northern Zone Rock Lobster Fishery regional quota introduction

The following document outlines changes to the commercial Northern Zone Rock Lobster fishery, with the introduction of regional quota units for the 2015/16 season.

15 October 2015

Annual state-wide Snapper closure

The following notice outlines details for the annual state-wide Snapper closure which is in effect at noon on 1 November 2015 until noon on 15 December 2016.

29 May 2015

Garfish management arrangements

These documents inform commercial fishers about variations to the Garfish management arrangements for 2015:

5 March 2015

Garfish mesh net and size limit changes

The following documents outline changes to mesh size for haul net pockets and Garfish minimum size limits

23 January 2015

Germein Bay Netting Closure changes

The following documents detail changes to the Germein Bay netting closure boundary for 2015.

18 June 2014

The following notices outline the mud cockle total allowable commercial catch, Port River cockle fishing zone closure, and Coffin Bay trial size limit for the 2014/15 Mud Cockle fishing season.

16 June 2014

Pipi total allowable commercial catch and management arrangements for 2014/15 fishing season.

The following notice outlines the total allowable commercial catch and management arrangements for Pipi for the 2014/15 commercial fishing season.

13 May 2014

Garfish management arrangements for 2014

Summary of 2014 Garfish management arrangements including the Garfish gulf closures, commercial Garfish size limit increase, increase to the mesh size for haul net pockets and requirement for haul nets to be inspected prior to use.

16 January 2014

Temporary commercial crab pot closure on metropolitan waters

The use of commercial crab pots will be temporarily prohibited in an area along Adelaide metropolitan waters from Thursday, 16 January 2014 to Wednesday, 30 April 2014, covering an area extending from the southern Outer Harbor breakwater to Marino Rocks and affects commercial fishers using both blue crab and sand crab pots.

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