Are you ready for Whitebait season?Published on Sept. 29, 2015
The 2015 whitebait season opens for fishing on Thursday October 1 and remains open till Sunday 11 November 2015.
The season is open on the following waters:
- Little Forester River
- Brid River
- River Tamar including the Trevallyn Tailrace
- River Derwent
- Huon River
- Rubicon River (except 50 m above or below the weir)
- Don River
- River Forth
- River Leven
- Inglis River
- Black River
- Duck River (except 50 m above or below the weir)
- Pieman River
- Henty (Big) River.
The daily catch limit is now 2 kg but the total season catch limit is still 10 kg and the maximum possession limit still 10 kg.
To fish for whitebait you must purchase a whitebait season licence which cost $30 and can be bought online from www.ifs.tas.gov.au/ols/purchase-transaction, Service Tasmania shops or selected tackle stores.
For more information on the white bait regulations or fishery information go to