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Stay informed: COVID-19 and recreational fishing

by Fishing News DPIPWE 9 Apr 2020 06:36 UTC
Recreational fishing © National Marine Manufacturers Association

During this Easter and school holiday period, recreational fishers should consider if going fishing is essential.

The Tasmanian Government has a clear position that Tasmanians should stay home to save lives.

If you are going fishing, please follow the latest advice on our website including:

The COVID-19 situation is changing daily, please check the Tasmanian Government coronavirus website regularly for any updated information.

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