Richmond Recreational Fishing Guide


Fishing is a fun, outdoor activity for the whole family. Fishing rules help ensure healthy and sustainable fisheries for future generations.

The Richmond district waterways provide excellent beach, rock, and boat fishing opportunities.

This guide provides essential information on fishing, including any closures and restrictions, which apply along within the Richmond district from Byron Bay in the north, to Woody Bay in the south and west to the Great Dividing Range.

This publication provides valuable information on fishing in the Richmond region including:

  • closures
  • maps
  • fishing rules
  • spearfishing
  • fishing safety


Published: Aug 2021