Wallis Lake

Area affected

Species of fish that must not be taken

Methods of fishing prohibited

Period

Wallis Lake

The whole of the tidal waters within the following boundaries: commencing at the entrance to Wallis Lake at the eastern extremity of the northern breakwater; and bounded by that breakwater and a part of the foreshores of the Village of Tuncurry generally southerly to the southerly prolongation of the western side of Wharf Street; then by a line drawn south-westerly to the northern foreshore at a point 32°10.97′S, 152°29.88′E; then by a line drawn generally southerly to the northern foreshore at a point 32°11.27′S, 152°29.89′E; then by a line drawn generally south-easterly to the south-western foreshore of Godwin Island at a point 32°11.56′S, 152°29.99′E; then by the northern foreshore of that island north-easterly to the northernmost point; then by a line drawn generally north-easterly to the western prolongation of the southern boundary of section 27, Village of Forster; then by that foreshore generally northerly to the southern breakwater; by that breakwater to its eastern extremity and by a line across the entrance to the point of commencement.

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.

Wallis Lake (Forster Keys Canal Estate) - Nets

The whole of the canal waters of Forster Keys Estate, adjacent to (but not including) Pipers Creek, contained within a line drawn across the entrance to Wyuna Canal, a line drawn from the southwest corner of Lot No 1 Wyuna Place to the northwest corner of Lot No 87 Elouera Crescent and a line from the southeast corner of Lot No 160 Elizabeth Parade to the southwest corner of Lot No 116 Sirius Key.

Any species of fish.

Any method involving the use of a net, other than the following: (a)  a dip or scoop net (prawns),
(b)  a hoop or lift net,
(c)  a landing net.

All year.

Wallamba River - Nets

The whole of the waters of Wallamba River and its tributaries, upstream to its source from the Pacific Highway bridge at Nabiac.

Any species of fish.

Any method involving the use of a net (other than a landing net).

All year.

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

For more detailed local information see the Wallis Lake Recreational Fishing Guide