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North West Recreational Fisheries Public Forum - Devonport, 16 April 2018

Everyone is invited to hear presentations from IMAS fisheries researchers, DPIPWE fishery managers and discuss local recreational fishing issues.


  • Recreational and Commercial Fisheries in Tasmania - A Snapshot
  • Calamari in Tasmania - What's the Catch? What we know about Growth, Breeding and Spawning Closures
  • Rock Lobster - East Coast Rebuilding & What's happening in the far North West
  • Handling and releasing fish
  • Forum Discussion - Your questions answered
PLUS: Video footage of offshore reefs, demonstrations of the Tas Fish Guide app, Fishcare exhibit, Fishes of Tas poster giveaways.

Presenters and Panel

  • Rod Pearn, Recreational Fisheries Manager, DPIPWE
  • Dr Jeremy Lyle, Senior Marine Research Scientist, Institute for Marine and Antarctic Science
  • Other speakers TBA


DATE:           Monday 16 April, 6.30-8.00 PM

VENUE:         Mersey Yacht Club, 6 Anchor Drive, East Devonport

INFO:            Phone: 6165 3047 or email

Pre-register questions by emailing them to us prior to the forum.


Recreational Fishing Enquiries
Recreational Fisheries Section
1 Franklin Wharf
Hobart TAS 7001
Phone: 03 6165 3233, 1300 720 647

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