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Our mission is to manage Tasmania's inland fishery for the benefit of all anglers, the Tasmanian community and future generations

Latest News

This section features the latest news stories from the Service.
Aug 20, 2014

Mesh change on the Lake Sorell outlet screens

Screens were first built at the outlet of Lake Crescent leading into the Clyde River, and the outlet of Lake Sorell flowing into Lake Crescent, to ensure there is no further spread of carp between ...

Aug 19, 2014

IFS reports to peak angling body AAT

The Inland Fisheries Service meets four times a year with Anglers Alliance Tasmania (AAT). AAT is the peak body representing Tasmania's freshwater anglers. The IFS delivers a report to AAT prior to ...

Aug 11, 2014

Season 2014/15 off to a great start

Inland Fisheries Officers conducted patrols across the state to coincide with the opening of the 2014/15 angling season on Saturday 2 August. With many rivers impacted by flood and snow down to 300 ...

Aug 01, 2014

Lake Kara stocked with Atlantic salmon and rainbow trout in time for season opening

Just in time for the opening of the 2014/15 angling season, Lake Kara has been stocked with some big fish. Today (1 August 2014) the IFS stocked 305 rainbow trout averaging 1.8 kg and 70 Atlantic ...

Jul 31, 2014

Access to Four Springs Lake cleared in time for opening weekend

Anglers will be pleased to hear that the trees fallen on the main access road to Four Springs Lake have been cleared. This popular fishery will be able to be accessed for the opening weekend of the ...