North East Catch Cap

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Status: CLOSED

The North East Catch Cap Area closed to commercial fishing at midnight on Monday, 21 November 2022​. The area will open to commercial fishing on 1 March 2023. 

2023/24 Quota Year commencing 1 March 2023 - the North East Catch Cap has been set at 100 tonnes.

​The North East Catch Cap area encompasses waters east of Point Sorell around to St Helens Point, including the Furneaux Group of Islands. See the map below for details of the exact boundary lines.

Below is a table of cumulative catches from the North East Catch-Cap area for the 2022/23 season. 

See also catch taken in the North East Catch Cap Area from past season.

Cumulative Catch from North East Catch Cap Area​ 2022/23

​Quota Year 2022/23
Catch Cap 100 tonnes​
​Total Tonnes
Caught
Total Uncaught​ ​% Catch Cap Taken
​March 2022
18.92
81.08
18.92
​April 2022
15.19
65.89
15.19
​May 2022
3.43
62.46
3.43
​June 2022
6.66
55.80
6.66
​July 2022
23.53
32.27
23.53
​August 2022
15.69
16.58
15.69
​September 2022
6.63
9.95
6.91
​​November 2022
13.49
-2.52
12.47
​​TOTAL103.54-3.54103.54

Updated 30 January 2023

​​​Click image below for an enlarged graphical representation of catch from the North East Catch Cap Area.

Map of North East Catch Cap Area

North East Coast Catch Cap

North East Coast Catch Cap


Contact

​Commercial Fisheries Management
Level3, 134 Macquarie Street 
GPO Box 44
​ HOBART TAS 7001
Phone: (03) 6165 3000, 1300 368 550
Email: commercial.fishe​ries@nre.tas.gov.au

Hotline

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Contact us

Recreational Fishing

Level 3, 134 Macquarie St

Hobart TAS 7000

Phone: (03) 6165 3233, 1300 720 647

Email: fishing.enquiries@nre.tas.gov.au

Commercial Fisheries

Level 3, 134 Macquarie St

GPO Box 44

Phone: (03) 6165 3000, 1300 368 550

Email: commercial.fisheries@nre.tas.gov.au

Commercial Fisheries Licensing

Level 3, 134 Macquarie St

GPO Box 44

Phone: (03) 6165 3000, 1300 368 550

Email: fishing.licensing@nre.tas.gov.au