ROCK LOBSTER ADVICE
Minister Courtney requested advice from TARFish on a number of proposals for the upcoming fishing season for Rock Lobster including a response on season opening dates for 2018. A copy of that advice is available for download by clicking here.
SALMON MARINE FARMING POSITION STATEMENT
Salmon marine farming has significantly developed in Tasmanian waters over the last 30 years and has become a key economic driver for the Tasmanian economy with particular social and community benefits at a regional coastal level. TARFish has, for nearly a decade, been directly involved in providing input into marine farming plan reviews, permits, lease amendments, certification assessments, research projects and providing feedback to marine farmers on the potential impacts of their activities as they relate to the recreational fishing sector. Coupled with the industry growth recreational fishers have seen the corresponding loss of access to many popular areas around the state due to salmonid marine farms..... Click here to download the full statement.
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.
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
Download the June 2018 edition by clicking here
SOUTHERN BLUEFIN TUNA REPORT
Post release survival of recreationally caught Southern Bluefin Tuna report available by clicking here