Fisheries Infosite

Maui's and Hector's dolphins regulations

Waikato River Drift Net Prohibition

Drift netting is prohibited in any part of the Waikato River.

A drift net is a net that acts by enmeshing, entrapping, or entangling any fish or marine life, and acts by drifting in the water, or on the surface of the water, and is not attached to a vessel or any point of land or the sea bed.

Waikato River Drift Net Map.  
This map is intended to be used as a guide only, in conjunction with other data sources and methods, and should only be used for the purpose for which it was developed. Although the information on this map has been prepared with care and in good faith, no guarantee is given that the information is complete, accurate or up-to-date. All coordinates are provided in WGS84 decimal minutes.

This information is only a guide. You must check for fishing prohibitions and restrictions in the area where you plan to fish – before you go fishing. Check the Recreational section or contact your nearest MFish office. Fisheries regulations are available at most bookshops.

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