Crab apparatus seized by Weipa officers for being incorrectly marked.

Regulations for marking and using crab pots

There are regulations for marking and using crab pots🦀

Queensland Boating and Fisheries Patrol officers found several incorrectly marked crab pots in Weipa. The pots were removed from the water and seized.

Crabbing can be a great experience when you follow the regulations. Remember:
✅ A person must not possess more than 4 pots.
✅ Pots must be marked with the name and address of the user on the pot, and the surname of the user on the float or tag above the waterline.

Check out the Qld Fishing 2.0 app for the latest rules and regulations about the use of crabbing apparatus.

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