The data below is only current as at 2nd September 2019.
Visit MPI's site for the current recreational fishing rules for the Auckland area and Kermadec Islands, including closures, restrictions, and other important notices. https://www.fisheries.govt.nz/travel-and-recreation/fishing/fishing-rules/auckland-kermadec-fishing-rules
- Bay of Islands (Eastern) - no set netting or set lines from 1 October to 30 April
- Bay of Islands (Cape Wiwiki, Whale Rock, The Twins) - no set netting and (Bird Rock, Cape Brett, Ninepin) no net use for fishing