Eaglehawk Neck is a popular holiday location, with both visitors and locals alike. With Eaglehawk Neck on the way to the popular tourist destination of Port Arthur, many visitors take the opportunity to stop in this picturesque seaside town and enjoy activities such as sightseeing, surfing, bushwalking and fishing. This area of Tassie is world renowned as a great fishing location where anglers catch southern bluefin tuna, yellowfin tuna, mako sharks, albacore, swordfish and even striped marlin. Eaglehawk Neck offers fishing charters for the more adventurous or if you simply want to drop a line in the water, head to the jetty in Pirates Bay near the Blowhole where at dawn and dusk you can throw in a line and hopefully catch a feed of mackerel or calamari. As an alternative, why not try the bay at Eaglehawk Neck where it is common to catch Flathead from the shore.
Eaglehawk Neck is reached very easily from Hobart, so why not pack a picnic lunch, the rods and some basic supplies and head down to the Tasman Peninsula for the a day trip, or better still stay the night in some of the great accommodation in this part of Tasmania. Jetty or shore fishing in Eaglehawk Neck will suit both experienced anglers and people new to fishing.