Fishing Tips

  • Fishing Basics
    Watch our video tutorials on how to start fishing in Tasmania.
  • Safety
    Information on fishing safety, eating fish safely and biotoxin events.
  • Be a Responsible Fisher
    Learn how to fish responsibly by using correct fishing and handling practices.
  • Cooking Fish
    Seafood recipes, cooking tips and advice for fishers about which fish and shellfish is safe to eat.
  • FADs and Artificial Reefs
    Fish aggregating devices and artificial reefs enhance fishing opportunities for recreational fishers.
  • Macquarie Harbour
    How and where to catch popular fish species in 11 different regions around Tasmania - free colour guides with maps.

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 3, 134 Macquarie St

GPO Box 44

Phone: (03) 6165 3000, 1300 368 550

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