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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.
Feb 09, 2016

A new carp hunting vessel speeds up the carp capturing process

The Inland Fisheries Service recently took delivery of a new custom designed shark cat, IFS9. Purpose built by Midnite Marine in Moonah, the net servicing design has the gill net run down the ...

Feb 08, 2016

Changed access to boat ramps

Hydro Tasmania and Marine and Safety Tasmania advise that low water levels have affected the availability of boat ramps at three lakes. Lake Echo The Lake Echo Dam boat ramp has been closed. The ...

Feb 03, 2016

Boat ramp closure at Lake Gairdner

Hydro Tasmania advises that the only formally recognised boat ramp at Lake Gairdner will be closed temporarily from next week, as the result of scheduled power station maintenance. Hydro Tasmania ...

Feb 01, 2016

Great Lake now has the dual name of yingina

A second round of dual names have been approved by the Nomenclature Board of Tasmania under the Government’s Aboriginal and Dual Names Policy, bringing the total to 13. Earlier this month dual ...

Jan 27, 2016

Closure of boat ramps at Lake Burbury

Hydro Tasmania and Marine and Safety Tasmania advise that all three formally recognised boat ramps at Lake Burbury have been closed due to low lake levels as a result of unprecedented low inflows. ...