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2015 Murray Cod Closed Season Dates

Below we have listed the 2015 closed season dates for Murray Cod across Australia

Having a closed seasons is allows the fish to reproduce in peace and quiet without us anglers harassing them, which in turn it provides us with a more sustainable and robust fishery for years to come.

VIC – 1st Sep to 30 Nov. More details can be found here at the DEPI website.

NSW – 1st Sep to 30th Nov. More details can be found here at the DPI website.

QLD – 1st Sep to 30th Nov. More details can be found here at the DAFF website.

ACT –  1st Sep to 30th Nov. More details can be found here at the ACT GOV website.

SA – 1st Aug to 31st Dec. More details can be found here at the PIR website.

Unlike the trout fishing closure which focuses on rivers and streams. The Murray Cod closure prevents the taking and targeting of Murray Cod across all waterways (unless stated otherwise) regardless of size.

A few things to remember

  • If targeting other native species during these times try downsizing your lures/baits to avoid Murray Cod as bycatch.
  • If you do catch a Murray Cod, try to unhook and release the fish whilst its still in the water to minimize stress.

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Published on: August 1, 2015

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