Events

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​We run a range of events to engage fishers and the wider community including learn to fish clinics. You can also catch up with the Fishcare team at regional fishing events and community shows.​

Calendar of Events

Events and clinics are run in accordance with COVID safety guidelines. 

You only need to book tickets for active participants. Family members are welcome to come along.


Date​
Details
Where
​Tuesday 9 July
​Winter Fishing Clinic​ 
​Swansea Boat Ramp (Jubilee Beach) - book here
​Thursday 11 July

​Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Fishing Clinic
​Clarence Point
​​Thursday 11 July
​Winter Fishing Clinic​ 
​Bellerive Pier - Booked out
Join the waitlist
​Friday 12 July
​Indoor Fishing Clinic
​Tolosa Hall, Glenorchy - book here
​Monday 15 July
​Winter Fishing Clinic
​​St Helens - Booked out
Join the waitlist
​Wednesday 17 July
​​Indoor Fishing Clinic
​Windmill Hill Memorial Hall, Launceston - Booked out
Join the waitlist
Thursday 18 July
​​Winter Fishing Clinic​ 
Session 1 ​Sandy Bay Rowing Club  -
Booked out
Join the waitlist
Session 2 Sandy Bay Rowing Club - book here​
​Thursday 18 July
​​Winter Fishing Clinic​ 
​ Wynyard Wharf  - Booked out
Join the waitlist
​Friday 16 - Saturday 17 August
​Festival Of Bright Ideas
​Princess Wharf, Hobart

​Sunday 4 August​
​Bridport Scallop Fiesta
​Bridport
Saturday 19 October
​Tamar Discovery Day
​Beauty Point Wharf

Public Clinics 

  • Everyone is welcome, see dates and times above.
  • ​All ages and levels of expertise are welcome.
  • If numbers exceed safety levels, participants actively fishing on the platform may be limited, but everyone gets a turn!
  • Parents are responsible for supervising their children.​

​​School and ​Community Group Clinics

These clinics can be organised with Fishcare by prior arrangement and are not open to the public. If your school or group is interested in a clinic, please contact one of our Coordinators to check availability using the contact details below.

​What to bring

  • Rods and gear are available to use.
  • We have PFDs - Fishcare may ask you to wear one.
  • Bring warm clothing, sun protection, food and drink if required.

What will I learn?

  • Basic fishing skills including casting, knot tying and rigging.
  • Responsible fishing such as measuring, handling and releasing your catch.
  • How to have fun in the Tassie outdoors!

Fishing Clinic Tamar River

Fishing Clinic Tamar River​


    Contact

    Fishcare Volunteers North
    Fisheries Engagement Coordinator North
    Mt Pleasant Offices
    171 Westbury Road
    Launceston TAS 7250
    Phone: 03 6777 2082
    Email: fishcarenorth@nre.tas.gov.au

    Fishcare Volunteers South
    Fishcare Coordinator South
    134 Macquarie St
    Hobart TAS 7000
    Phone: 03 6165 3039
    Email: fishcaresouth@nre.tas.gov.au

    Hotline

    Fishwatch Report illegal fishing

    0427 655 557

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    Contact us

    Recreational Fishing

    Level 3, 134 Macquarie St

    Hobart TAS 7000

    Phone: (03) 6165 3233, 1300 720 647

    Email: fishing.enquiries@nre.tas.gov.au

    Commercial Fisheries

    Level 3, 134 Macquarie St

    GPO Box 44

    Phone: (03) 6165 3000, 1300 368 550

    Email: commercial.fisheries@nre.tas.gov.au

    Commercial Fisheries Licensing

    Level 1, 134 Macquarie St

    GPO Box 44

    Phone: (03) 6165 3000, 1300 368 550

    Email: fishing.licensing@nre.tas.gov.au