Authors

P. Millington

Publication Date

9-1990

Series Number

No. 35

Publisher

Fisheries Department Western Australia

City

Perth

Abstract

About 40 boats in Western Australia gain some of their income from taking recreational fishing parties out on charter. Half of these charter boats are also licensed commercial fishing boats. There are few Fisheries Department controls over charter boat fishing at present. However, with increasing tourism and leisure time, there are sound reasons for the Minister for fisheries to tighten up the controls over charter boat fishing to prevent over-exploitation in some areas or on particular stocks.

Number of Pages

16

Keywords

Charter boats, Recreational fishing, Fishery management.

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