A guide to responsible fishing and boating in Port Phillip Heads
Know the marine park boundaries
There are several ways to find out whether you're in a Marine Park boundary - check out the handy tips below!
Install the free Vic Fishing App on your smartphone
Use the 'Can I Fish Here?' Function
This function uses the smartphone's internal GPS to work out where you are in relation to the marine national park and sanctuary boundaries.
Check it regularly.
It uses a traffic light colour system:
Green—means you are not in a marine national park or sanctuary.
Orange—means you are getting close to the boundary of a marine national park or sanctuary and you should look out for boundary markers.
Red—means you are within a marine national park or sanctuary. You must STOP fishing or collecting and move out of the park or sanctuary.
If you don't have a smart phone, use these landmarks to help determine whether or not you're in a marine park area: