Recreational Sea Fishing Guide

A guide to Tasmania's recreational sea fishing rules from 1 November 2023 to 31 October 2024 published by the Recreational Fisheries Section of the Wild Fisheries Management Branch.

See links below to view the Recreational Sea Fishing Guide 2023-24 online.

 Contents Licences and Seasons pp 1-10

 Scalefish and Shark pp 11-33

 Abalone pp 34-36

 Rock Lobster pp 37-46

 Other Fisheries pp 47-53

 Eating Seafood Safely pp 54-55

 Area Restrictions pp 56-81

 Contacts and Quick References pp 82-88

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Accessibility Information
All content contained in the Recreational Fishing Guide is available in an accessible version on sea fishing webpages within this site. Links to the following most popular pages are listed here:

Recreational Fishing Licences
Recreational Seasons
Size and Bag Limits
Area Restrictions
Biotoxin Events
Fish Species Guide
Commercial Fishing


    Contact

    Recreational Fishing Enquiries
    Level 3, 134 Macquarie St
    Hobart TAS 7000
    Phone: 03 6165 3233, 1300 720 647
    Email: fishing.enquiries@nre.tas.gov.au

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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