Archive for December, 2009

Fisheries: FAQ for new rules in effect from December 16

PLEASE read up on the newest fisheries rules below

http://fisheries.wa.gov.au/docs/pub/WestLimits/westcoast_rules_2009.pdf

One of the more significant changes to us is the new Dhufish limit. Its 1 Dhufish per diver or 2 per boat (If there are 2 or more persons on the boat).

Also the addition of the “High Risk Demersal” category of 2 fish ONLY .This category includes spearo favourites Baldchin Grouper, Breaksea Cod, Parrot fish, Dhufish and Pink Snapper to name a few. In simple terms you (the Spearfisherman) may only capture 2 high risk demersal species in total, ie 1 Baldchin and 1 Pink Snapper.

It DOES NOT MEAN you can have 2 Baldchin, 2 Pink Snapper, 2 Breaksea Cod and 2 Parrotfish in your possession.… Read more

WAUC Crayfish competion and Chistmas Party

The WAUC Annual Rottnest Cray Comp is on
 
When:
Saturday 12th December 2009 (weather permitting)
Start 6.00am anywhere
End 1.30pm on the Beach in front of the Quokka Arms
 
Prize Categories
Heaviest bag of Three
Heaviest cray
Mystery weight
 
Contact Dave Robson 0416 198 948 if you need a boat place
 
Please note this is for financial member only, if you have received this email we have you recorded as a financial member. If you know someone who wants to come, then as long as they have paid by 12pm Friday the 11th December 2009 then they can enter. Payment can be to any committee member.… Read more