Recreational Fishing Rules by SpeciesTasmania has a large range of marine fish species and for most species there are different rules to follow when fishing. Below are the rules for commonly caught recreational fish including scalefish, rock lobster and scallops. Find information about how to measure and handle fish, size and bag limits, gear you can use, area restrictions and useful fish facts on popular recreational species.
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|Rock Lobster and Crab|
Licences, gear restrictions, area restrictions, size, bag and possession limits apply for rock lobster (crayfish).
Licences, area restrictions, size, bag and possessions limits apply.
|Scalefish and Shark|
Regulations relating to recreational scalefish and shark fishing including area, gear, size and possession limits.
|Fish Species Information|
Facts about Tasmania's recreational and commercial fish species.
|Recreational Scallop Fishing|
Includes information on scallop licence, season dates, bag and possession limits and area restrictions.
Tuna fishing in Tasmania off popular spots such as Eaglehawk Neck attracts recreational fishers from around the world for spectacular gamefishing acti...
Other popular recreational fisheries including oysters, mussels, clams, seaweed collecting, shell collection and home aquariums.
Tasmania's protected fish species.
Check the Recreational Fishing Seasons
Australian Standard Fish Names: www.fishnames.com.au
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