Recreational FishingMore than one in four Tasmanians fish in saltwater each year. Tasmanians have access to a wide range of popular recreational species such as flathead, Australian salmon, bream, tuna, rock lobster and scallops using a variety of fishing gear including rod and line, nets and pots. Learn how to fish responsibly by following basic fishing rules such as size, bag and possession limits.
Read the Recreational Sea Fishing Guide or pick up a copy at Service Tasmania.
See Inland Fisheries for freshwater fishing licences.
Fishwatch - report suspected illegal fishing to 0427 655 557.
Recreational Fisheries Section
1 Franklin Wharf
GPO Box 44
Hobart TAS 7001
Phone: 03 6233 7042 or 1300 720 647
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