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Arthur River

Region: West · Category: River


Min size: 220 mm Bag limit: 5 Method: All methods (bait, lures and flies) Season: 1/8/2020 - 2/5/2021


This wild undammed river is well known for its large resident and sea run brown trout captures. The river gets good runs of whitebait. Typical of most west coast rivers it is tannin stained and surrounded by thick vegetation. Fishing from the shore is limited to the mouth of the river near the main road bridge. The Arthur River is also has the only remaining population in Tasmania of estuary perch (Macquaria colonorum). If captured the estuary perch must be released as there is a zero bag limit for this species..