Catch Limits Definitions

The purpose of bag and possession limits is to leave enough mature fish so that species can continue to breed. Bag limits help share fishing resources among many users and make sure that the catch is not wasted.

Daily Bag LimitThe maximum number or weight of a particular type of fish you as an individual fisher can take in any one day.
Possession LimitThe maximum number or weight of a particular type of fish you as an individual fisher can possess in a specified area in Tasmania. If no area is specified, it applies anywhere in Tasmania including in your home.
On Water Possession LimitThe maximum number of a particular type of fish you can possess whilst on the water.
Boat LimitThe maximum number or weight of a particular type of fish that can be possessed in one boat at any one time. Daily bag and possession limits apply.

Contact

Recreational Fishing Enquiries
Recreational Fisheries Section
1 Franklin Wharf
Hobart TAS 7001
Phone: 03 6165 3233, 1300 720 647
Email: fishing.enquiries@dpipwe.tas.gov.au

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