Fishing in WA

Recreational fishing is enjoyed by an estimated 740,000 people in Western Australia each year. Recfishwest aims to be an effective voice, promoting the best interests of recreational fishers in Western Australia. Recfishwest also aims to promote the value of recreational fishing as an enjoyable and sustainable past time.

Throughout this section of the website, you will find information relevant to recreational fishing in Western Australia, be it information on a popular species, bag and size limits for your area, safety tips or boundaries for a marine park. The following pages are filled with information you may need for your next fishing trip.

Rules and regulations - links and information on the rules and regulations for each region in WA

Marine Parks - links and information of marine protected areas in WA

Fishing Safety - tips and techniques for a safe day fishing

Go Fishing For Science - how your fishing activities can contribute to scientific research

I Love Fishing - information on the campaign to promote recreational fishing as a rewarding pastime