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Ten top holiday sites for summer fishing

Andrew Richardson

It could be any suburban home, on any given day of any summer holiday. Your peaceful serenity is disturbed when you are woken up at six a.m. by your daughter screaming at you that her brother has just pulled the head of her Barbie doll, again. You roll over and put your own head under your pillow but your wife shakes you violently and tells you to get outside and mow the lawns. The dog howls, the cat screeches and you cry "ENOUGH! I'm going fishing'

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When you have finished for the day, why not have a brag about the ones that didn't get away! Send Mike an article on your fishing (Click here for contact details), and we'll get it published here. Have fun fishing - tasfish.com

lobsterRock lobster season dates

Recreational rock lobster season opening dates for 2017 are now confirmed.

Western Region - opens on Saturday 4th November.
Eastern Region - opens on Saturday 18th November.

Check season dates

 


calamariCalamari closures areas

Calamari and squid closures apply to recreational and commercial fishers in areas on the far North West, Central North and East Coasts at periods during October. During the closures, taking or possessing calamari and other squid species is prohibited in the closed areas.

Northern Closures: 6 - 22 October 2017 inclusive.
Far North West Coast: all waters from Woolnorth Point east to Table Cape.
Central North Coast: all waters from Point Sorell to Stony Head including Port Sorell and kanamaluka/Tamar River.

East Coast Closure: 15 October - 14 November 2017 inclusive.
East Coast: all waters south from Lemon Rock (south of Wineglass Bay) to the northern end of Marion Beach (south of Maria Island) including Coles Bay, Great Oyster Bay and Mercury Passage.

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fisheriesRecreational Fisheries Section, DPIPWE
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