Throughout the Queensland east coast, a closed season applies to barramundi from 1 November to midday 1 February.
Throughout the Gulf of Carpentaria and adjoining waterways west and south of the intersection of longitude 142°09’E with the shore at high tide, a closed season applies to barramundi.
The Gulf of Carpentaria closed seasons for barramundi for 2017 is 7 October 2017 to midday 1 February 2018.
It is prohibited to deliberately target barramundi for catch and release during these closed seasons, as the stress of capture may prevent a fish from spawning.
Any Barramundi caught while fishing during this time must be released as soon as possible.
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