Bait Net Fishery

Commercial fishing for bait is allowed from the high water mark to three nautical miles seaward of the low water mark but does not include Darwin Harbour and Shoal Bay. Commercial fishers can use a bait net, cast net or scoop net. Commercial fishers are allowed to take all fish for use as bait except Barramundi, Threadfin salmon, Spanish mackerel or Mud crab. Catch is regulated by licences.

bait collection

image: bait collection