This must-have guide for anyone wanting to fish in South Australian waters features fast and easy access to the latest in fishing rules, regulations and other relevant news.

This FREE app will provide local and visiting fishers with easy information on South Australian recreational fishing rules and regulations, area closures and catch and size limits as well as the ability to report suspicious or illegal fishing activity to Fishwatch. Users will also be able to report shark sightings and make catch reports.

The official rules for recreational fishing in South Australia bought to you by the Department of Primary Industries and Regions South Australia (PIRSA).

What’s New

Version 1.12.6

SA Fishing is the official fishing app of the Department of Primary Industries and Regions in South Australia.

The app has been updated to provide an improved user experience. Popular features have been refreshed, enabling users to access:
1. GPS map with fishing closures highlighted
2. Size, bag and boat limits for all regulated SA species
3. Searchable species information
4. General rules, including permitted fishing gear, closures and aquatic reserves
reporting form for illegal fishing, shark sightings or aquatic pests
5. Alerts on the latest recreational fishing news.

The app now also includes a suite of new features, such as:
1. Weather forecasting and warnings
2. Tide information based on your location
3. A fishing diary record – save your location, catch and share photos on social media
4. Locations of commonly caught species

Ratings and Reviews

3.8 out of 5
4 Ratings

4 Ratings

Hgfydcehhjjokodehg ,

Very useful but where's the update ?

As a responsible fisher I'd like up to date information following changes to rules particularly as we fish remote without internet coverage ! Cheers.

you're a poo ,

Good app

For checking sizes of fish on the go and bag limit and boat limit
The only down side to it need wifi to update

adamsnel ,

Very detailed

A great little app with heaps of info.

App Privacy

The developer, Primary Industries and Regions South Australia, indicated that the app's privacy practices may include handling of data as described below. For more information, see the developer's privacy policy.

Data Not Linked to You

The following data may be collected but it is not linked to your identity:

  • Contact Info

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Primary Industries and Regions South Australia
84.4 MB

Requires iOS 11 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad and iPod touch.



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  • Family Sharing

    Up to six family members will be able to use this app with Family Sharing enabled.

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