RESTRICTED AREA

PROTECT OUR REEF –YOUR CHILDRENS’ HERITAGE

VOLUNTARY AGREEMENT BY ALL USERS OF THE SONNY EVANS SMALL CRAFT HARBOUR

  1. Protect Protea Banks and surrounding areas

  2. Adhere to the voluntary restrictions listed below within the “RED” zone indicated on the chart and demarcated by the following GPS coordinates:
    B1. S30.48.570 E30.29.037 - B2. S30.49.279 E30.30.744
    B3. S30.51.932 E30.29.122 - B4. S30.51.226 E30.27.452

  3. No bait fishing (live or dead bait) and no chumming within the RED zone

  4. No bottom fishing within the RED zone

  5. NO FISHING WHATSOEVER within the RED zone during the closed season from 1st August to 30th November every year.

  6. Support Tag & Release and only take from the sea fish that you can eat.

  7. Do not pollute the ocean by throwing rubbish overboard.

  8. Any sharks caught and landed should be returned to the sea. No sharks to be brought to shore unless it is your intention to eat them.

  9. All boats must complete the launch register when returning from a days fishing. Time of arrival, days catch and number of fish lost to sharks must be recorded.

  10. All boats must have a current Certificate of Fitness and Skippers must have a valid Skipper’s Ticket.

  11. All persons on board must be in possession of a current fishing License in their own name.

  12. Obey the rules laid down by Hibiscus Coast Municipality and Ezemvelo Wild Life.

  13. Be aware of and understand the consequences and repercussions of your actions.

  14. Report any infractions of the above, especially boats fishing with bait or chum within the RED zone, to our HOTLINE : 082 555 6666