Safety

Advice on fishing safety to keep you and your family safe and comfortable on your next trip.  Learn about fishing conditions, taking the right gear and how to check whether the fish you catch are safe to eat. ‚Äč

  • Fishing Safety
    Information to help you go fishing safely whether from the shore or at sea.
  • Biotoxin Fishery Events
    Updates on biotoxin fishery closures and toxic algal bloom events.
  • Eating Fish Safely
    Information about which recreationally caught fish are safe to eat including shellfish and scalefish.

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