Key info

  • Commercial marine or saltwater fishing licences vary according to the species being caught.
  • You can access FishPort to do your commercial fishing transactions online, including applying for licences.
  • You can also access application forms which can be submitted (with supporting documentation) by email to fisheries.licensing@nre.tas.gov.au, by post to GPO Box 44, Hobart TAS 7001 or in person at Level 1, 134 Macquarie Street, Hobart.
  • You can find out about commercial fishing season dates that apply for species including rock lobster (crayfish), squid and calamari, scallops, garfish, striped trumpeter, giant crab and banded morwong.
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Please visit the Department of Natural Resources and Environment Tasmania for more information on commercial fishing licence forms and seasons

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