Welcome to Inland Fisheries, Tasmania

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.
Nov 23, 2015

Navigation hazard cleared from Lake Echo middle ramp

The submerged logs obstructing the launching facility at Lake Echo middle boat ramp have now been cleared. Caution should still be exercised when launching and boating at Lake Echo as with elsewhere ...

Nov 23, 2015

$17,325 issued in fines so far this year

Our Fisheries Officers were on patrol again across the state this past week and of great concern is the number of anglers who continue to be caught for doing the wrong thing. This season there ...

Nov 18, 2015

Public Notice – Road closure for Bradys Lake Road and traffic delays for Bronte Lagoon Road

Hydro Tasmania is undertaking geotechnical investigations on Bronte Dam and Bradys Dam. This work will provide insight into the current status of the dams, which will be used to plan upgrade works in ...

Nov 17, 2015

Great news. All vehicle and walking tracks into the Western Lakes are now open

We have just received word that the Parks and Wildlife Service have assessed and opened all remaining tracks accessed via Lake Augusta Road in the Western Lakes area. The Pillans / Julians and ...

Nov 12, 2015

Marimo or moss balls are declared unwanted quarantine pest in Tasmania

Commonly called ‘marimo’ or ‘moss balls’, Aegagropila linnaei Kützing was declared on Wednesday, 11 November 2015, an ‘Unwanted Quarantine Pest’ in Tasmania and must not be imported into the ...