Recreational fishers are calling on the government to provide clarity on why they are unable to launch their boats from ramps outside their council area, while other recreational activities face fewer restrictions.
It has been well over two months since Tasmanian fishers have been able to launch their boats freely, and they have recently watched with confusion as golfers were given the all-clear to travel across the state.
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Statewide travel restrictions have also been conditionally lifted for day trips.
Launceston fisher Todd Lambert said it did not make sense that he could tow his boat to St Helens for the day, but was not allowed to launch it in the water.
"We've seen the restrictions on golf at the moment, where golfers can travel around the state as long as they return the same day. I can't see how us going fishing on a boat ramp around the state is imposing any more threat than that would be," he said.
"There seems to be a mention that boat ramps are packed, and social distancing would be hard. I don't know what boat ramps the Premier visits, but I know that the ones that we go to, you're lucky to see two or three other people at a ramp at any one time."
Labor is calling on the government to allow recreational fishing in boats anywhere in the state, provided they return that same day.
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Labor resources spokesperson Shane Broad said it did not make sense that he could only launch a boat in Central Coast council, but not in Burnie or Devonport.
He said social distancing at boat ramps could be managed in the same way as at Bunnings or Kmart.
"They're more than willing to isolate in the boat, or at the boat ramp," Mr Broad said.
"Yet it's alright to walk your dog or ride a bike or go shopping outside your council area, but you can't put a boat on the water."
A government spokesperson said the measure was to ensure the virus did not move with people across the state, and that decisions were constantly monitored based on public health advice.
Fewer restrictions were in place for inland and coastal fishing.