King George Whiting

King George Whiting

  • Minimum size measured from tip of snout to tip of tail:
  • Personal daily bag limit: 10 in all waters
  • Daily boat limit when 3 or more people on board: 30
  • Possession limit is one of the following:
    • 72 fish
    • 10 kg of fillets
    • 36 fish and up to 5kg of fillets where a person has both fish and fillets.

King George Whiting closures

From 1 May to 31 May (inclusive) it is illegal to target, take or possess King George Whiting inside 2 closure areas located in the:

  • Spencer Gulf
  • Gulf St Vincent and Investigator Strait.

You cannot travel through the closure areas with King George Whiting onboard.

View the map of King George Whiting closure areas (PDF 366.0 KB)

Remember that outside of the closure areas:

Download the King George Whiting fishing closure flyer (PDF 1.3 MB), for a summary of the closure times and locations, as well as the limits when fishing outside the closure areas.

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Page Last Reviewed: 17 Apr 2019
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