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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.
Nov 21, 2014

Tasmanian Trout Classics 2014 – Final Round on Arthurs Lake – 29 and 30 November

The final round of the 2014 Trout Classic is being held in on Arthurs Lake over the weekend of 29 and 30 November. The Trout Classics have been running in various forms since 2007 and are a catch, ...

Nov 20, 2014

More salmon stocked into Craigbourne Dam

This week (19 & 20 November) the IFS stocked Atlantic salmon into Craigbourne Dam. A total of 710 fish were stocked over the two days. The fish averaged 2.5 kilograms in weight and are all male. ...

Nov 16, 2014

Photographic competition to celebrate the 150th anniversary of trout in Tasmania

Trout Guides & Lodges Tasmania have launched a photographic competition for anglers as part of the 150th anniversary celebrations in Tasmania. Competition entries are now open and run until 31 March ...

Nov 16, 2014

Inland Fishing Rules

The IFS fields enquiries from time to time regarding the regulation of inland recreational fishing particularly the licence, seasons, methods, size limits, bag limits and hours of fishing which ...

Nov 16, 2014

Prosecution of lobster poachers

As a result of a joint Inland Fisheries Service/ Parks and Wildlife Service surveillance operation on the Emu River two people were convicted of taking and possessing giant freshwater crayfish in the ...