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: 28 November 2023