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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.
Sep 12, 2014

Arthurs Lake water quality

Due to drought conditions, Arthurs Lake level was drawn low in 2008. The lake started refilling in 2009 and has since reached very high levels. Hydro Tasmania has been monitoring Arthurs Lake ...

Sep 01, 2014

Consult your Fishing Code to check if a fishery is open

It has come to the attention of IFS that there have been people fishing in Dee Lagoon in recent weeks. To protect rainbow trout stocks and enable spawning Dee Lagoon does not open until 4 October ...

Aug 28, 2014

IFS undertakes fencing maintenance inspection at Bronte Lagoon

IFS staff recently completed a full maintenance inspection of the fencing installed some years ago to keep stock out of Bronte Lagoon. Running from the walkway over Woodwards Canal all the way to ...

Aug 25, 2014

Carp Management Program Annual Report 2013/14

The 2013/14 Carp Management Program Annual Report has now been completed and is available for public access at the link below. Find out the latest news on the 2013/14 season with the Carp ...

Aug 25, 2014

Lake Crescent increasing in popularity - where to camp?

Increasing numbers of anglers are keen to pit their skills against the big trout at Lake Crescent. An extended period for fishing the lake introduced for the 2014/15 season (Now open to fishing from ...