Fishing Tas App

The Fishing Tas app replaces the Tas Fish Guide app as your one-stop-shop for fishing rules and information in Tasmania. It's also the easiest way for rock lobster fishers to report their catch.Fishing Tas app icon

Available to download now!

You can download the Fishing Tas app from Google Play and the App Store. The app is compatible with phones and tablets.

Click the images below to download the app.
Get it on Google Play
 
  • Visit the Google Play Store if you have an Android device (e.g. Samsung, Google, Oppo). Tap 'Install'.
  • Visit the App Store if you have an Apple device (e.g. iPhone, iPad). Tap  'Get' and then 'Install'. You will need to login with your Apple ID.
Note: The app is larger than 200 MB to download. You can download the app using a Wi-Fi connection to reduce mobile data usage.

Having issues installing the app? Check "Why am I having trouble installing the app?" in Troubleshooting.

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All your favourite features have a new look!

Learn how to make the most of all of app's features with How to use the Fishing Tas app.

  • Up-to-date rules for sea fishing
  • Legal bag and size limits
  • Searchable full colour guide to over 150 Tasmanian fish species
  • Fishing tips, species and habitat descriptions
  • Interactive fishing maps that work offline
  • Fishing gear illustrations and specifications
  • Boat ramp locations to plan your Tassie fishing trip
  • Easiest way to report your rock lobster catch
  • Recipes and cooking methods for popular species

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Reporting your rock lobster catch

From 2 December 2023, all recreational rock lobster licence holders are required to report their rock lobster catch. The easiest way to report your catch is using the Fishing Tas App.

Find out How to Report Your Rock Lobster Catch Using the Fishing Tas App.

App feedback

We want to make the Fishing Tas app the best it can be. Your feedback will help us learn how to make the app more useful and convenient in future versions.

If you have encountered a problem when using the app, please check Troubleshooting for some possible solutions.

Found something that doesn't quite work right or have a great idea to make the app better? Email us at fishingapp.feedback@nre.tas.gov.au.

Fishing maps disclaimer

The maps displayed on this app should be used for reference purposes only, due to the restrictions of GPS technology. The boundaries of fishing restriction areas are indicative only. Refer to the Living Marine Resources Management Act 1995 and the Inland Fisheries Act 1995 and legislation made under those Acts for specific boundary descriptions. The maps in this application should not be used for navigation purposes.

About the app

The Fishing Tas app is a guide to Tasmania's rules for recreational sea fishing. It does not replace the Living Marine Resources Management Act 1995 or the legislation made under it. For further information on fishing rules, visit the Legislation and Management page.


Contact

‚ÄčRecreational Fishing Enquiries
Level 3, 134 Macquarie St
Hobart TAS 7000
Phone: 03 6165 3233, 1300 720 647
Email: fishing.enquiries@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