Freshwater Scale Fish

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Measuring your catch

Scale fish: The legal size of fish must be checked at the first available opportunity. Undersize fish must be released immediately. Measure fish from tip of snout with mouth closed, to the end of the tail.

For each species of fish not listed, a bag limit of 5 applies.

Native freshwater scale fish

Australian Bass

Australian bass

Greyling

Australian grayling

Barramundi 

Barramundi

 

Brown and dwarf galaxias

Eel

Eel (long and short-finned)

Flathead

Flathead gudgeon

Catfish

Freshwater catfish

Australian Smelt

Galaxiids (broadfinned; flat-headed; mountain; spotted; common jollytail or minnow; and Australian smelt)

Golden Perch

Golden perch (yellowbelly)

Hardyheads 

Hardyheads (Small mouthed, Grey back)

Macquarie Perch

Macquarie perch

Murray Cod

Murray cod

Black Fish

River blackfish

Silver Perch

Silver perch

Tasmanian whitebait 

Tasmanian whitebait

Trout Cod

Trout cod

Introduced freshwater scale fish

Brown Trout

Brown trout

Chinook Salmon

Chinook Salmon

European Carp

European carp

Rainbow Trout

Rainbow trout

Red Fin Perch

Redfin (English perch)

Roach

 

Tench

Tiger trout