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See the Recreational Fishing in Tasmania - Inland Fishing - FAQs

Tasmania's wild brown trout fishery established in 1864, is one of the best in the world.

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Devin Olsen, USA champion angler talks about fly fishing in Tasmania, Australia

Devin Olsen, USA champion angler and competitior in the 39th Fips Mouche World Fly Fishing Championship held in Tasmania, Australia in December 2019 talks about his experience being unlike anywhere else in the world.

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COVID-19 Recreational Fishing in Tasmania - Inland Fishing- FAQs

What are the restrictions on where I can go fishing? Where can I find information about fishing restrictions? How far can I travel to fish? Can I go camping as part of my recreational fishing activity? How many people can I go fishing with? What procedures should I put in place when I go fishing? What about sea fishing? Inland waters that are open for fishing Access to the following waters for fishing has been closed by the landowner/manager

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Inland Fisheries Photo Competition 2019-20

The IFS Trout Fishing Photography Competition is back for 2019-20. We want your best Tasmanian trout fishing photos. Enter photos of fishing families, anglers, scenery and, of course, trout.