Macquarie Harbour to the Pieman River

Restrictions on netting and the use of set lines apply in some areas around Tasmania, mainly in rivers and estuaries to protect vulnerable species or sensitive habitats. Check for any restrictions in your area before you go fishing.


Hibbs Lagoon

Upstream from the mouth of the lagoon.
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Net and Line Area Restrictions

Macquarie Harbour - Entrance

South of a line of latitude 42.2120 S between Nigger Head to Braddon Point to a line of Longitude 145.2249 E between Wellington Point to Braddon Point.


 

Macquarie Harbour - Shoreline Waters

All waters of Macquarie Harbour seaward from the low water mark (marked in grey on the map) to the prescribed baselines.

  

 

Macquarie Harbour - Internal Waters and Birchs Inlet

Waters enclosed by a line running from Dead Horse Pt to King Pt to Connellys Pt to Sophia Pt (through Phillips Is) to Gould Pt to Charcoal Burners Bluff to Gordon Pt to Rum Pt along high water to Steadmans Pt to 42 19’ 50” S / 145 19’ 51.2”E to  42 18’ 32”S / 145 18’ 39.6”E following high water of Liberty Pt to 42 17’ 39”S / 145 18’ 25”E, Liberty Bay to 42 17’ 27”S / 145 17’ 24” E  following the high water mark of Table Head to 42 17’ 02”S / 145 16’ 22”E to Channel Beacon at 42 13’ 53.1”S / 145 18’ 33.3”E to the eastern side of Neck Island to Buoy Pt to Dead Horse Pt.   Includes The Narrows and Lower end of Birchs Inlet below Pine Creek.

 

 

Macquarie Harbour - South East

South and east of a line between Gordon Point and Charcoal Burners Bluff.
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Henty River

Upstream from a line 100 m seaward of mouth.
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Pieman River

Upstream of a line through Pieman Head along longitude 144˚ 55' E.
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Reserves and Research Areas

There are no reserves or research areas in this region of the State. More information about Marine Reserves and Fisheries Research Areas.

Shark Refuge Areas

There are no shark refuge areas in this area of the State. More information about shark refuge areas.

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