Set net Code of Practice
Regulations relating to the mesh size, net size and net construction vary from region to region.
There are also specific areas closed to set netting in each region.
Marine reserves, marine mammal sanctuaries and areas protected under the Conservation Act are also in place in many regions.
Set netting is prohibited in these areas.
For further details of these controls, please contact the Ministry of Fisheries at one of the following locations:
For more information contact your local Ministry or Fisheries Office.
Design and Construction
se the net properly designed for the fish you are targeting. There are correct net types to target...More...
[7 August 2008]Set Net Regulations
Before you go fishing, you will need to know the amateur fishing regulations. These are available...More...
[7 January 2008]Regional Controls
Regulations relating to the mesh size, net size and net construction vary from region to region. More...
[16 November 2007]Features of a Good Net
A properly constructed net, if snagged, is easier to recover. It is important that the buoy rope is...More...
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