Port Hacking

Area affected

Species of fish that must not be taken

Methods of fishing prohibited

Period

Port Hacking - Nets and Traps

The whole of the waters of Port Hacking and its tributaries, upstream of a line drawn southerly from the southernmost extremity of Hungry Point to the northernmost extremity of Cabbage Tree or Pulpit Point.

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 crab trap,

(d) a lobster trap,

(e) a push or scissors net (prawns).

All year.

Port Hacking - Cabbage Tree Point

The whole of the foreshore from the ferry jetty in Bundeena Bay generally westerly to the east end of Simpson’s Bay 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.

Port Hacking - Gunnamatta Bay

The whole of the waters of that part of Port Hacking being Gunnamatta Bay and its tributaries of that part north of a line extending north-easterly from the southernmost extremity of Burrameer (Burraneer) Point to the southernmost extremity of Hungry Point.

All species of the following:
(a) worms (Class: POLYCHAETA),
(b) nippers (Family: CALLIANASSIDAE),
(c) shellfish (Class: GASTROPODA / BIVALVIA).

Any method.

All year.

Port Hacking - Simpson’s Bay Beach to Costens Point

The whole of the foreshore of Port Hacking from the east end of Simpson’s Bay Beach generally west to the westernmost end of Costens Point (including the foreshore extending from the mean high water mark, to 200 metres horizontally seaward from the mean low water mark).

All species of shellfish (Class:
GASTROPODA / BIVALVIA).

Any method.

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 South Recreational Fishing Guide