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Trout tips - from tackle shops

Presented from Issue 105, August 2013

We did a bit of a runaround Tasmania’s tackle stores to see what their tips for the first month or so of the tackle season were. We asked what the top three places to fish were, plus lures, flies, baits and a few other things.
Here is a rundown on their answers Whenever, and wherever you fish - anywhere, or for any fish in the world - ask the locals and especially ask at the local tackle store. They know what was caught today, yesterday and on what.

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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.

See maps


fisheriesRecreational Fisheries Section, DPIPWE
Phone: 1300 720 647
Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Web: www.fishing.tas.gov.au
Facebook: www.facebook.com/FisheriesTasmania

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