Thank you for your interest in the Mackay Net Free Zone Voluntary Code of Practice for Recreational Fishers
The code is designed to encourage local and visiting recreational fishers to adopt sustainable and responsible fishing practices while fishing in the Mackay Net Free Zone (St Helens to Cape Hillsborough). The Code seeks to ensure that fish stocks remait at a sustainable and healthy level throughout the Net Free Zone.
The code comprises of four key values:
- Maintaining healthy fish stocks through sustainable harvest behaviours
- Proper care and handling of all fish being released to maximise survival rates
- Zero tolerance for illegal fishing activities
- Care and respect of our environment
We invite you to pledge to follow the code by providing your contact details below. Providing your postal address is optional; however, if you would like to receive our Free Rewards Package (including Hooked on Mackay sticker and stubby cooler), please ensure that you provide your correct address so we can ensure timely delivery.