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Anglers of all ages and abilities have been reminded of the remaining 43 tagged trout still waiting to be caught across the state as part of Tasmania’s $100,000 tagged trout promotion. Fifty tagged brown trout have been released into waters around Tasmania for the 2021/22 fishing season. READ MORE: Mowbray crash causes serious injuries Primary Industries and Water Minister Guy Barnett says fishing is a Tasmanian way of life. “The tagged trout contest was very successful and I can tell you that with one trout recently caught in Lake Rosebery, we now have 43 of the 50 tagged trout still ready to be caught,” he said. “The competition was very successful, as was the government’s plan to scrap fees for young anglers.” Each tag is orange and has unique identifying details. A valid angling license is required to fish with rod, reel and line in all Tasmanian inland waters. READ MORE: A bushfire is still burning ‘out of control’ near Tullah Longford Fishing Club member Matthew Brooks, whose club is involved in the competition, said juniors play an important role in the club. “We base our club on a lot of junior members,” he said. “We have seen the club decline in junior membership over the past few years,” he said. “We want to develop our junior squad again.” Our reporters work hard to provide local, up-to-date news to the community. Here’s how you can continue to access our trusted content:



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