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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.
Jan 18, 2015

Future looking bright for Tasmanian estuary perch

Estuary perch (Percalates colonorum) is a fish endemic to south-eastern Australia where it is widely targeted by light tackle sporting anglers. Estuary perch were believed to be distributed along the ...

Jan 11, 2015

Carp are on the move in Lake Sorell

The relatively cool and mild start to summer has meant that the past month of carp targeting has been difficult, with the majority of carp dispersed around the deeper rocky sections of the ...

Jan 01, 2015

Cethana Power Station refurbishment

Between January and October 2015 Hydro Tasmania will undertake a major refurbishment at Cethana Power Station. During this time construction activity will result in increased traffic in the area. ...

Dec 23, 2014

IFS supports fly fishing program at the Bothwell District High School

IThe IFS is often asked to assist with various programs and events run at schools around Tasmania. For the past two years IFS staff have assisted the Bothwell District High School with a fly fishing ...

Dec 22, 2014

An angling licence would make a great present!

If you are looking for a last minute present for a friend or loved one consider buying an angling licence which will also give them the chance to go in the draw for new Ford Ranger. Summer is a great ...