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Easter fishing season: Time to get your gear ready

by DPIPWE 9 Apr 08:55 UTC
Scallop season © DPIPWE Fishing

Not long till scallop season

Time to get your gear ready and check your licence. Recreational scallop season opens from Saturday 13 April for all waters except the D'Entrecasteaux Channel. A reminder that only the licence holder can dive for scallops.

Measuring gauges are available from Service Tasmania outlets.

Scallop rules reminder

Wetting a line at Easter?

Download the Tas Fish Guide app onto your phone before you head out fishing. You can check bag and size limits, then use it to identify and log your catch. There are even seafood cooking tips and recipes. Free for Android and iPhone.

To download the app click here.

Tuna Champions

Being prepared to catch a big fish like the southern bluefin tuna means having the right gear and making sure it's in good condition. Looking after the fish when catching, handling, keeping or releasing it means the flesh will taste better if it's kept, or it will recover faster and be more likely to survive if released.

Everyone can be a Tuna Champion. Discover more at tunachampions.com.au or join the conversation on Facebook or Instagram.

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