Fisheries Forums

Hobart Forum - 4th December

Public forum - everyone is welcome.  Hear presentations from IMAS fisheries researchers, DPIPWE fisheries managers and discuss local recreational fishing issues.  Please register using details below - spaces are limited.


  • Flathead - What's the catch? Breeding and size limit research.
  • Snapper - Are they Tassie residents? How fast do they grow?
  • East Coast Rock Lobster - What's the strategy?
  • Southern Bluefin Tuna - Latest research & become a Tuna Champion.


  • Rod Pearn, Recreational Fisheries Manager, DPIPWE
  • Hilary Revill, Crustacean Fisheries Manager, DPIPWE
  • Dr Sean Tracey, Senior Research Fellow, IMAS
  • Dr Jeremy Lyle, Senior Marine Research Scientist, IMAS
  • Barrett Wolfe, PhD candidate, Snapper research, IMAS
Plus: Fishcare Display including fishing guides, rulers and brochures.

​Tuesday, 4 December, 6.30 - 8.30pm
Aurora Lecture Theatre, ​IMAS Waterfront Building, Castray Esplanade, Hobart
Click Here to Register
​Ph: 6165 3047 or
You are welcome to pre-register questions by emailing them to us at prior to the forum.

North West Forum

A north west forum is planned for Burnie around March - April 2019. Exact date to be announced.

Recreational Fisheries Forums

Public fisheries forums are held periodically in regional areas around the state including recently in Launceston, Devonport and St Helens.  The forums are primarily for interested recreational fishers and the general public to hear presentations from IMAS fisheries researchers, DPIPWE fishery managers and to discuss local recreational fishing issues.

Stay informed about future fisheries forums by registering for our Recreational Fishing News email service or following us on Facebook. Please email us if you have topics or presenters to suggest.


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

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