Gone Fishing Day

​​​​Gone Fishing Day 2020 is Sunday 18th October

​Gone Fishing Day is a national fishing day celebrated each October around the country. It's a great opportunity to take family, mates or just yourself fishing in the great Tassie outdoors. ​

DPIPWE Recreational Fisheries and the Inland Fisheries Service will be working with fishing clubs around the state to support events held on the day. See the national Gone Fishing website for background information about the day.


Sea Fishing Activities

Fishcare Tasmania will be running Fishing Clinics on Gone Fishing Day with rods and fishing gear available to use. The locations and times of events around the state will be posted on this page during​ September. ​

Fishcare will have fishing gear as well as expertise in setting up your gear. If you do catch a fish we can help you measure and identify it.  We'll also have fishing guides and rulers for you to use. 

Inland Fisheries Activities

The Inland Fisheries Service also run events for freshwater anglers on Gone Fishing Day. The locations and times for inland fishery events will be updated during​ September.​​


Fishcare Tasmania
1 Franklin Wharf
Hobart TAS 7000
Phone: 03 6165 3039, 1300 368 550
Email: fishcare@dpipwe.tas.gov.au

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