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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 28, 2014

Navigation hazard removed from Lake Binney boat ramp

An inspection of the boat ramp at Lake Binney which coincided with a low lake level of -3.7 m allowed IFS staff to remove a large submerged tree from the toe of the ramp. The tree was lying across ...

Jul 28, 2014

Turning circle and parking area completed at Bradys Lake

As part of the MAST/Hydro Tasmania upgrade of the Whitewater boat ramp at Bradys Lake, Central Highlands Council have completed improvements to the turning circle and widened the access road to ...

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 ...