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TARFish OFFSHORE RECREATIONAL FISHING CODE OF PRACTICE

TARFish has developed the Offshore Recreational Fishing Code of Practice to assist those fishers who have an interest in exploring waters and locations over the horizon safely. Download a copy by clicking here or contact us and we will post you a free copy.

ROCK LOBSTER ADVICE

As part of the process of receiving advice on which to base ministerial decisons on Minister Rockliff asked TARFish to participate in a Working Group with the commercial rock lobster fishers and the Department of Primary Industries in the lead up to the announcement of season dates for the 2017/18 Rock Lobster season. TARFish was asked to provide Minister Rockliff with its own advice on a number of management options and proposals under discussion and review. Click here to download TARFish's advice to Minister Rockliff/DPIPWE.

FIGHT TO PROTECT LOBSTERS

TARFish seeks a direct catch-control mechanism to be developed for the recreational sector, which would be more effective in directly constraining recreational catch. Click here to download the full story as reported in The Mercury on 16th September 2017.

SALMON MARINE FARMING POLICY

TARFish has issued a new policy in relation to Salmon Farming in Tasmanian estuarine and coastal waters. Click here to download a copy.

SPAWNING SOURCES KING GEORGE WHITING REPORT

Click here to download FRDC report on the spawning sources, movement patterns, and nursery area replenishment of spawning populations of King George Whiting in south -eastern Australia

TARFISH BULLETIN

Download the September 2017 edition by clicking here

SOUTHERN BLUEFIN TUNA REPORT

Post release survival of recreationally caught Southern Bluefin Tuna report available by clicking here 

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TARFish is the government recognised, fully independent peak body which was established to look after the interests of recreational marine fishers in Tasmania. TARFish continues to grow and mature as an association and remains committed and flexible to the needs of Tasmania’s recreational marine fishing community. If you would like to join TARFish and support the association setup to look after your interests then simply fill out the online form or print the Associate Member Application Form, complete the details and post the completed application to TARFish.

Online Joining form here

ELECTRONIC FISHING MAP

TARFish has completed an electronic fisheries map to increase public awareness and knowledge about the breadth and extent of marine fishing activities in Tasmanian state waters. Requires use of the Google Earth free browser program.

Learn more here