Fishing Spots, Reports, and Regulations in Port Macquarie

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New South Wales, Australia

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If you're planning to go fishing at Port Macquarie, it's essential to be aware of the local fishing regulations in the New South Wales area. These regulations are in place to protect the environment and ensure a sustainable fishing experience. Before you cast your line, it's crucial to familiarize yourself with the rules and boundaries governing fishing in this area, as well as the specific regulations applicable to Port Macquarie.

You can find detailed information about the fishing regulations and legal requirements by consulting local authorities and resources in New South Wales, Australia. This knowledge will help ensure a responsible and enjoyable fishing trip at Port Macquarie.

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Port Macquarie Fishing Map

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Fish Species to Catch in the Port Macquarie, Australia

While you're at it, don't forget to check the fishing regulations at Port Macquarie to understand the specifics of catching each fish in New South Wales.

There are countless Port Macquarie fish species to lure and explore on your next fishing trip. Every fish has its own set of rules and requirements that you must follow. Each fish species is subject to unique regulations, including fishing seasons, size limits, possession limits, and more.

Explore the fishing regulations for Surf bream, Dusky flathead, Japanese meagre, Bluefish, Australasian snapper, Sand whiting, Southern yellowtail amberjack , as of February 21, 2024, to ensure you are in compliance with the latest rules. To view regulations for a different fish species, please select your preferred species from the list.

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Surf bream

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Regulation

Season

Always open

Bag limit

10

Min size

25 cm

Measurement

Total length

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Dusky flathead

#Popular
Regulation

Season

Always open

Bag limit

5

Max size

70 cm

Min size

36 cm

Measurement

Total length

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Japanese meagre

Regulation

Season

Always open

Bag limit

2

Min size

70 cm

Measurement

Total length

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Bluefish

Regulation

Season

Always open

Bag limit

10

Min size

30 cm

Measurement

Total length

Above are just a few of the species found in Port Macquarie. However, for complete information about the rules for fishing in Port Macquarie you can use the Fishbox app. Fishbox is your trusted assistant, providing detailed regulations for 7 species of fish in Port Macquarie.

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Fishing Spots Near the Port Macquarie

Must visit the following nearest Port Macquarie fishing spots on your next fishing trip to extend the fun.

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New South Wales, Australia

4 hot spots

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New South Wales, Australia

7 hot spots

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New South Wales, Australia

8 hot spots

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New South Wales, Australia

8 hot spots

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New South Wales, Australia

6 hot spots

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Queensland, Australia

5 hot spots

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New South Wales, Australia

10 hot spots

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New South Wales, Australia

5 hot spots

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New South Wales, Australia

8 hot spots

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New South Wales, Australia

9 hot spots

Tips and Tricks for Fishing on Port Macquarie

  • Soft plastics such as Z-Man GrubZ are productive for bream fishing at Port Macquarie.
  • Bait fishing with live blood worms, live yabbies and fresh prawns might give you a catch here.
  • Larger soft plastics, for example Z-Man DieZel MinnowZ, are the best for targeting flathead.
  • Metal lures are good for bluefish.
  • You have good chances of catching Japanese meagre near the Hastings River mouth.

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