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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.
Jul 15, 2014

ARC Funding for genetic control of Gambusia

The University of Tasmania in collaboration with Inland Fisheries Service (IFS) and NRM North has recently secured research funding from the Australian Research Council (ARC) to genetically control ...

Jul 13, 2014

Inland Fisheries Service presents work at the Australian Society for Fish Biology (ASFB) and the Australian Society for Limnology (ASL) joint congress in Darwin

The 2014 ASFB and ASL congress was held from the 30th June to the 3rd of July at the Darwin Convention Centre. Delegates from universities, environment, and fisheries bodies around Australia attended ...

Jul 09, 2014

Craigbourne Dam stocked with Atlantic salmon and rainbow trout

Today (9 July 2014) the Inland Fisheries Service stocked Craigbourne Dam. The fish were kindly donated by Springfield Fisheries with some of the Atlantic salmon over five kilograms in ...

Jul 08, 2014

Lake Barrington gets some big rainbow trout and Atlantic salmon

Today (8 July 2014) the Inland Fisheries Service stocked some big fish into Lake Barrington. The fish were kindly donated by Springfield Fisheries and some were over five kilograms in weight. There ...

Jun 22, 2014

Navigation hazard marked at Bradys Lake

IFS staff recently installed a marker buoy on a navigation hazard at Bradys Lake. The tree stump is partially or completely obscured at medium to high lake levels and represented a significant ...