Fishing from shore – Foreshore between Pirates Cove and Jetty

Some rock hopping involved, and a beautiful place to watch the sunset.
You don’t need a licence for rod and line fishing in marine waters in Tasmania. An Inland Fisheries license is required for any fishing in inland waters including some river mouths and estuaries.
Licences are required for abalone, rock lobster, scallop, set line (longlines and droplines), graball net, mullet net and beach seine net fishing.
Size and possession limits apply for most recreational species. Possession limits apply everywhere including your home.

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Coles Bay, 7215



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