Sea Fishing & AquacultureThe Department manages recreational and commercial sea fisheries and has a strong focus on marine education and promoting public awareness of sustainable fisheries practices.
Marine farming is also regulated by the Department and has expanded rapidly in Tasmania in the past decade to become one of Tasmania's major industries.
See Inland Fisheries at www.ifs.tas.gov.au for freshwater fishing and angling licences.
Recreational sea fishing licences for rock lobster, abalone, scallops and nets can be purchased online at www.fishing.tas.gov.au/licence.
Use the A-Z Quick Guide as a quick reference tool for finding your way around the site.
Other websites related to fishing that you may find useful.
Fishwatch - protect our fishing future by reporting suspected illegal fishing to 0427 655 557.
Before you go fishing check out Safety, Weather and Tides info.
Marine Resources Group
GPO Box 44
Hobart TAS 7001
Phone: 03 6233 3157 or 1300 368 550
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