Tuna Fishing

Tuna fishing in Tasmania off popular spots such as Eaglehawk Neck and St Helens attracts recreational fishers from around the world. Close fishing grounds off the east and south east coasts provide spectacular game fishing action for these large, fast swimming fish. Find out all you need to know about tuna species, gear, bag and possession limits for albacore, southern bluefin tuna, skipjack and yellowfin tuna.
Fish illustration by Peter Gouldthorpe  

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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