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Ansons fishing tragedy

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The coroner will receive a report after a man died while fishing at Ansons Bay in the state's northeast.

Emergency services were called after the man, who was fishing with his wife, collapsed in shallow water on Saturday night. 

Despite the best efforts of Ambulance Tasmania officers and members of the public, he couldn't be revived.

"A report will be prepared for the Coroner but at this stage the death is not believed to be suspicious," said Inspector Michael Johnston.