Shoalhaven and Crookhaven River

Area affected

Species of fish that must not be taken

Methods of fishing prohibited


Currambene Creek - Lady Denam Heritage Complex

The waters in Lady Denman Heritage Complex Fish Enclosure in the Currambene Creek (Crown Lands reserve number R96376; Shoalhaven City Council reserve number BHU603).

Map of Currambene Creek - Lady Denman Heritage Complex closed waters (PDF, 123.16 KB)

Any species of fish.

Any method.

All year.

Shoalhaven River (Tallowa Dam)

The whole of the waters of Shoalhaven River, from the Tallowa Dam wall downstream for a distance of 300 metres to a line drawn across the river indicated by two posts on opposite banks of the river.

Map of Shoalhaven River (Tallowa Dam) closed waters (PDF, 121.54 KB)

Any species of fish.

Any method.

All year.

Crookhaven River Entrance - Traps

The whole of the waters of Crookhaven River, from its confluence with the South Pacific Ocean upstream to a line drawn from the western extremity of Orient Point, generally northeasterly to the southeastern extremity of Haven Island, then generally easterly to the western extremity of the training wall of Comerong Island.

Map of Crookhaven River Entrance - Traps closed waters (PDF, 145.31 KB)

Any species of fish.

Any method involving the use of a trap (other than a bait trap).

All year.

The above closures are generated from the

Fisheries Management (General) Regulation 2019


unless otherwise specified.

For more detailed local information see the Shoalhaven Recreational Fishing Guide