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The free FishSmart app provides essential information for NSW recreational fishers, including:

  • bag and size limits
  • fishing gear rules
  • dates for closed seasons.

The app is available for Apple and Android devices.

    App features

    You can use the app to:

    • record your own fishing log
    • see your local weather, tide, moon phase and barometric pressure.
    • use a real-time map to find marine park zones and locate your nearest:
      • Fisheries Aggregating Devices (FADs)
      • artificial reefs
      • spearfishing zones
      • recreational fishing havens.
    • download fishing guides, such as:
      • visual guide of common recreational species
      • spearfishing
      • trout fishing 
      • regional fishing
      • fishing safely.

    You can also use the app to:

    • pay your recreational fishing licence fee
    • contact the Department of Primary Industries to report illegal fishing, fish kills, pest species
    • contact local Fisheries offices.

    How to download the app

    To download the free Department of Primary Industries app, visit an app store.

    Download on the App Store
    Get it on Google Play

    It's available for:

    • Apple Watch
    • iPhone
    • iPad
    • Android smart watch
    • Android smartphone
    • Android tablet.
    Last updated: 9 March 2023