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.
Oct 09, 2015

Student undertakes work placement at IFS to finish university degree

Kacey-Lee Fairall is a student from Charles Sturt University in Albury, NSW. She is currently undertaking her fourth year in a Bachelor of Environmental Science and Management. In order to graduate, ...

Oct 08, 2015

Whitebait fishing underway

The 2015 Whitebait season is now underway, with good runs occurring in the open North West Coast rivers at the moment. Many anglers have taken their daily catch limit from these waters, with some ...

Oct 07, 2015

Atlantic salmon stocked into Craigbourne

On Wednesday 7 October 150 Atlantic salmon were stocked into Craigbourne Dam. The fish averaged around 6 kilogram. Anglers are reminded that the daily bag limit of 5 fish with only two fish over ...

Oct 06, 2015

Rare Fish Found At Woods Lake

The Arthurs paragalaxias appears, after nearly 20 years, to be re-establishing in Woods Lake. The Arthurs paragalaxias is a small native fish that once inhabited both Arthurs and Woods lakes. ...

Oct 04, 2015

Boom gate open to Nineteen Lagoons

The Parks and Wildlife Service have advised that the gate at Lake Augusta, allowing access to the Nineteen Lagoon area, is now open. With the weather warming up it is an opportune time to visit this ...