You do need an Angling Licence to fish at any Tasmanian inland water, which includes some river mouths and estuaries.
A Recreational Sea Fishing Licence is required for any of the following types of fishing:
You do not need a licence for salt water or marine fishing with a rod and line or
To fish at a Registered Private Fishery or
If you are under 14 years of age
A current angling Licence is required to fish at any inland water in Tasmania (apart from a registered private fishery or in specified bream waters) during the open season that applies to that water, unless you are under 14 years of age.
Inland waters include all waters on the inland side of the Seaward Limit.
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Presented from Issue 105, August 2013
Christopher Bassano fishes over 250 days a year. This interview was recorded just before he headed off to fish for Australia in the World Fly Fishing Championships in Norway 14-17 August 2013.
I live on a small stream and at the start of the season I like to go off on a bit of a discovery mission and fish the headwaters of the creeks and rivers I feel an affinity with.
These small rivers include the St Pats, Meander, Forester, Little Forester and others. The further up you go on these rivers the clearer and lower the levels. They are often less affected by the rain and runoff and you get some good opportunities. Get as close to the source as you can and you will find some good dry fly fishing. Don’t limit yourself to those I have mentioned. Most headwaters will hold trout.Read more ...