Back of Boat Lobsters Sale and Media Event with Minister Punch

Last Tuesday we had a very successful Back of Boat Lobster sale and media event in Fremantle Harbour with Minister Punch to announce the increase of the BoBs limit per landing. The event generated a lot of interest and enthusiasm from the community and received wide media coverage that garnered more visibility and awareness for the industry and its efforts for strengthening the connection with local communities.

Here is some media coverage as a result of the event:


Minister Punch announced that the state government has approved a request from the industry to increase the number of lobsters commercial fishers could sell to the public from landings.



Four active fishing boats – Neptune III, Sandra V, Sea Venture II, and Vanessa James – arrived at the Fremantle Fishing Harbour with BoBs to sell to the public. Credit: Danielle Berryman.


Customers waiting for their orders. Credit: Marissa Owen.


Bib & Tucker head chef Scott Bridger prepared canapes for buyers, government, industry and media.



WRL has set up a Back of Boat Lobster Boat Directory and Facebook page Back of Boat Lobsters to help connect fishers with people wanting to purchase live lobsters straight off the boat.

More information on the back of boat sales program is available here.

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