Recreational fishers heading out this holiday season are reminded to familiarise themselves with the recent changes to fishing rules.
Boaties are reminded to grab their copy of the 2017 Tide Tables for South Australian Ports before heading out on the water this season.
River goers are advised to keep their boat wash to a minimum on the River Murray and associated waterways due to a high water level putting properties at risk.
The 2016 summer boating season has kicked off with a focus on keeping boaters safe with patrols to check safety equipment, boat registration and operator licences.
The Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) is urging owners of boats that may be made available for charter or hire for money, to comply with the standards that apply to commercial vessels.
Murray Cod fingerlings will be released into the River Murray today in order to boost the population of the iconic species.
With holidaymakers taking to the water across the state, Primary Industries and Regions SA (PIRSA) has issued a reminder to people casting a line that shark fishing is restricted along the metropolitan coastline.
Recreational fishers are being reminded to familiarise themselves with the correct procedures for handling Murray Cod, as the catch and release season gets underway on New Year’s Day.
The State Government will release 100,000 Murray Cod fingerlings in the South Australian section of the River Murray as part of an ongoing trial to boost the local population.
Holiday makers and fishers are reminded to make themselves aware of the latest fishing rules ahead of the busy Christmas and New Year holiday period.