North East Catch Cap

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The North East Catch Cap area opened to commercial fishing on 1 March 2024.   

The North East Catch Cap has been set at 100 tonnes​​ for the 2024/25 quota year commencing 1 March 2024.

The North East Catch Cap area encompasses waters east of the line of longitude 145° 32' east off Point Sorell  around to latitude 41° 16' 30" south off  St Helens Point, including the Furneaux Group of Islands (see map at bottom of this page). Please note GPS coordinates are in degrees, minutes, seconds, if using a different GPS format the coordinates must be accurately​ converted.  ​

Below is a table of cumulative catches from the North East Catch-Cap area for the 2024/25 season. 

​Cumulative Catch from North East Catch Cap Area​ 2024/25

​Quota Year 2024/25
Catch Cap 100 tonnes​
​Total Tonnes
Caught
Total Uncaught​​% Catch Cap Taken
​March 2024
14.9
85.1
14.9
​April 2024
19.7
65.4
19.7
​May 2024
2.0
63.5
2.0
​June 2024*
0.6
62.7
0.6
​July 2024



​August 2024



​September 2024



​​November 2024



​​TOTAL37.162.937.1

* Landed catch as of 11​ June 2024 from entered quota dockets .



Cumulative Catch from North East Catch Cap Area​ 2023/24

​Quota Year 2023/24
Catch Cap 100 tonnes​
​Total Tonnes
Caught
Total Uncaught​ ​% Catch Cap Taken
​March 2023
22.22
77.78
22.22
​April 2023
17.86
59.92
17.86
​May 2023
2.69
57.23
2.69
​June 2023
5.28
51.95
5.28
​July 2023
35.50
16.45
35.50
​August 2023
12.17
4.28
12.17
​September 2023



​​November 2023



​​TOTAL95.724.2895.72

Finalised North East Catch Cap Catch 2023​

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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

Finalised North East Cap Catch 2022​

​​​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

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Recreational Fishing

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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 1, 134 Macquarie St

GPO Box 44

Phone: (03) 6165 3000, 1300 368 550

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