Barramundi coastal fishing ban in place from noon today

1st November 2013 8:12 AM
Father and son and one snodger of a barra this week. These guys show a successfully caught barramundi in ocean waters, during the legal season. Barramundi annual ban starts at noon today and ends February 1. Contributed

FISHERS are reminded barramundi will be off limits in Queensland's east coast waters from noon today until noon February 1 next year.

Queensland Boating and Fisheries Patrol district officer Coby Walker said the closure was to protect barramundi stock during their spawning season when they were most vulnerable.

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