King Island

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.

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Currie Harbour

The harbour side of a line from the tip of the most westerly breakwater at the south-west end of the harbour to the north-western extremity of the harbour, known as Devils Gap.
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Sea Elephant River

Upstream of the mouth.
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The Blowhole

Within 300 m of The Blowhole.
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Grassy Harbour

In the harbour with a boundary formed by a line from the end of the jetty at Jetty Point to Sandblow Point.
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Reserves and Research Areas

Waterwitch Reef Research Area:  No taking of any fish by diving within the area of water bounded by a line from 143˚47'50"E/39˚53'00"S to 143˚48'50"E/39˚53'00"S to 143˚48'50"E/39˚54'00"S to 143˚47'50"E/39˚54'00"S. See a map of this Research Area.

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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