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
  • 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

Download the FishSmart app from your 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: 13 March 2024