Is commercial scallop dredging allowed inshore around the Coromandel?

June 14, 2018 Yes, commercial scallop dredging is allowed inshore around the Coromandel, but there are bans in some places. There are some closed areas on both the eastern and western side of the Coromandel Peninsula, and around the southern end of Great Barrier Island. There are closures in Opito Bay and Otama on the eastern Coromandel, but […]

What is the Crayfish 3 policy?

August 23, 2014 The Crayfish 3 policy is a document developed by the Gisborne Tatapouri Sports Fishing Club and the New Zealand Sport Fishing Council in 2014. It is aimed at increasing the size and abundance of crayfish in the eastern region. The policy applies on the North Island’s southeast coast, from the area south of East Cape […]