Get your marine park submissions in by June 16 to defend access to our cherished fishing spots

Recfishwest is urging ALL FISHERS who care about protecting access to cherished fishing spots to make a South Coast Marine Parks submission before the June 16 deadline.

Whether you live and fish on the South Coast, or visit the South Coast to fish, or just would like to fish on the South Coast at some point in the future – the time has come for all of us to take action to defend fishing by making a submission on the Government’s marine park plans.

CLICK HERE TO READ OUR TIPS ON HOW TO MAKE A SUBMISSION

Recfishwest CEO Dr Andrew Rowland said, “We’ve said from the outset that dumping massive no-fishing zones in front of caravan parks and on beaches and ocean fishing spots that have been fished for generations is illogical and unjustifiable.

“In a marine park stretching 1,000 km, there is a better way of doing this and it’s high time that the Government’s marine park planners, Ministers and the Premier listened to the views of the local community.

“If you fish, the time to act is now – venting on social media is not enough. The more fishers that make a submission, the better the chance we have of a good outcome on the South Coast and in other marine parks in the future.”

CLICK HERE FOR ALL THE INFO YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT THE MARINE PARK PROPOSALS AND MAKING A SUBMISSION

Now is the time to get your submissions in to stand up for access to our most cherished fishing spots on the south coast.

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