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Trolling For Trout by Damon Sherriff and Tony Morecroft


Trolling for trout is not a thing that I regularly do. I have done my fair share, but not so much recently. The highlight of my freshwater trolling career was when I won a fishing competition held at Lake Meadowbank in 1998/99. It was with an 8 kg Atlantic Salmon which took out heaviest salmon caught for the season.
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When you have finished for the day, why not have a brag about the ones that didn't get away! Send Mike an article on your fishing (Click here for contact details), and we'll get it published here. Have fun fishing - tasfish.com

lobsterRock lobster season dates

Recreational rock lobster season opening dates for 2017 are now confirmed.

Western Region - opens on Saturday 4th November.
Eastern Region - opens on Saturday 18th November.

Check season dates

 


calamariCalamari closures areas

Calamari and squid closures apply to recreational and commercial fishers in areas on the far North West, Central North and East Coasts at periods during October. During the closures, taking or possessing calamari and other squid species is prohibited in the closed areas.

Northern Closures: 6 - 22 October 2017 inclusive.
Far North West Coast: all waters from Woolnorth Point east to Table Cape.
Central North Coast: all waters from Point Sorell to Stony Head including Port Sorell and kanamaluka/Tamar River.

East Coast Closure: 15 October - 14 November 2017 inclusive.
East Coast: all waters south from Lemon Rock (south of Wineglass Bay) to the northern end of Marion Beach (south of Maria Island) including Coles Bay, Great Oyster Bay and Mercury Passage.

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