You must only use the following fishing gear:
- up to 100m of net, with mesh size up to 65mm.
- hand spear.
- scoop net.
- vertical line as handline or rod and reel.
- a traditional fish trap - you need special approval for this.
You must also follow some commercial fishing rules for your licence. This requires you to submit a monthly log sheet, don't fish in reef protection zones, don't set nets in creeks or rivers and no fishing in commercial sites.
For more information, please contact the department.