Dee Why, Curl Curl and Manly

Area affected

Species of fish that must not be taken

Methods of fishing prohibited

Period

Dee Why Lagoon

The whole of the waters of Dee Why Lagoon and its tributaries.

Any species of fish.

Any method involving the use of the following:

(a) a hoop or lift net,

(b) a hand-hauled prawn net,

(c) a push or scissors net (prawns),

(d) a crab trap,

(e) a lobster trap.

All year.

Dee Why Headland

The whole of the foreshore from the southern boundary of the recreational reserve bordering Handoub Parade, generally southerly to the northern extremity of Curl Curl Beach (including that part of the foreshore between the mean high water mark and a line drawn 10 metres seaward of the mean low water mark).

All species of cunjevoi (Pyura spp.) and invertebrates, except abalone, eastern rocklobster (Jasus verreauxi) and Southern Rocklobster (Jasus edwardsii).

Any method.

All year.

Curl Curl Lagoon

The whole of the waters of Curl Curl Lagoon and its tributaries.

Any species of fish.

Any method involving the use of the following:

(a) a hoop or lift net,

(b) a hand-hauled prawn net,

(c) a push or scissors net (prawns),

(d) a crab trap,

(e) a lobster trap.

All year.

Manly Lagoon

The whole of the waters of Manly Lagoon and its tributaries.

Any species of fish.

Any method involving the use of the following:

(a) a hoop or lift net,

(b) a hand-hauled prawn net,

(c) a push or scissors net (prawns),

(d) a crab trap,

(e) a lobster trap.

All year.

The above closures are generated from the Fisheries Management (General) Regulation 2010 unless otherwise specified.

For more detailed local information see the Sydney Harbour and Northern Beaches Recreational Fishing Guide