call for mandatory life jackets fro all rock fishers ?

knew it would not take long to follow on from the current blowholes laws now in place

https://www.abc.net.au/news/2019-04-03/mandatory-life-jackets-for-rock-fishing-called-for-after-death/10963950

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 Dann good idea. There are

Wed, 2019-04-03 08:52

 Dann good idea. There are some real scetchy areas in the sw where people fish. A simple pfd can save your life. And not that expensive or bulky these days

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Will that include the Old

Wed, 2019-04-03 09:41

Will that include the Old Dunsborough Boat ramp rocks and the Dawesville Cut?

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Good call

Wed, 2019-04-03 10:11

 If not wearing a PFD must be be using a harness attached to shackle/anchor point.

Not sure how this will be policed. i.e signs don't stop people doing silly shit.

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Still won't take the dickhead

Wed, 2019-04-03 11:06

Still won't take the dickhead mentality of fish at whatever the risk out of some people.

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I'm gratefull they put

Wed, 2019-04-03 11:18

 Poles and wire rope at high rock many years ago. The new pfds you don't  even know you've  got them on

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Did a lot of fishing at

Wed, 2019-04-03 12:34

Did a lot of fishing at Quobba years ago and we always sat and watched the ocean before deciding to fish a spot or leave it alone. Always cautious.

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agree jack , places like

Wed, 2019-04-03 12:41

agree jack , places like eagle bay ,old dunsborough ramp ,meelup , roberts rd boat ramp rocks , geo bay marina walls and all other marina walls , etc etc ..would see you fined between $100 - $1000 if your not wearing one ..... is that really needed ??

not keen at all to see it become law

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 Interpretation of where

Wed, 2019-04-03 14:30

 Interpretation of where required will be interesting and practicality of enforcing. Would hardly warrent some fisheries guy hiking along cliffs to check.

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I think.............

Wed, 2019-04-03 16:15

I think that we have enough rules already.

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Wed, 2019-04-03 17:09

What about South and North Moles? 

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Matilda bay

Wed, 2019-04-03 17:37

 ramp can be risky