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Recreational fishing

To fish legally in NSW in freshwater or saltwater, you need to carry your recreational fishing licence or a receipt showing you've paid the fee.

Related apps

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FishSmart NSW

The official app from NSW Department of Primary Industries provides you with the essential information you need to fish recreationally in NSW. 

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Marine Rescue NSW

The Marine Rescue App is a must have for all NSW boaters. The free app allows you to log on directly to Marine Rescue NSW, the State’s official volunteer marine rescue service, to register details of your next boating trip.

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