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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

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This section features the latest news stories from the Service.
Aug 31, 2015

Wrasse in Lake Crescent?

In early May IFS was notified of numerous fish scales near the Lake Crescent boat ramp that resembled those from a carp. Obviously this caused great concern as the last carp removed from this lake ...

Aug 26, 2015

Angler Access to the Huon River just got better

Last week Inland Fisheries staff completed maintenance work on Huon River Anglers Access infrastructure. Work included brush cutting, upgrading electric fence insulators and the installation of new ...

Aug 25, 2015

More salmon for Craigbourne Dam and Brushy Lagoon

Today (25 August 2015) IFS stocked Craigbourne Dam and Brushy Lagoon with some big Atlantic salmon. The fish kindly donated by Petuna Aquaculture from their Cressy fish farm averaged 4 kg. ...

Aug 23, 2015

Trout fishing is a pastime that should be enjoyed by everyone

For those who fish regularly we all know the thrill of landing a trout. The Inland Fisheries Service seeks to encourage a greater take-up of this time honoured sport, especially for those who may ...

Aug 19, 2015

Survey for estuary perch part of honours study

During the second week of August 2015, IFS fisheries officer Paul Middleton and Institute for Marine and Antarctic Studies (IMAS) Honours student Bryan Van Wyk surveyed the estuary perch population ...