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May 03, 2016

Brown trout waters close for the season

The majority of Inland Waters closed to fishing at midnight last Sunday (1 May) and will not reopen until 6 August 2016. Didn’t get enough fishing time this season? Well, all is not lost as a ...

May 03, 2016

A great learning experience from the “Big Biodiversity Day” held by Oatlands District High School

Inland Fisheries staff last month accompanied Oatlands District High School students to Lake Dulverton to assist them in investigating a range of macro-invertebrates. These invertebrates are found ...

May 02, 2016

Maintenance to Four Springs Road

The IFS has recently started maintenance to Four Springs Road. Works completed include laying of gravel and grading the access road to the boat ramp and parking area. Roadside slashing will now be ...

May 01, 2016

With the Liawenee trout weekend only a few weeks away, brown trout are already on the way

Inland Fisheries staff completed last week a weigh and measure of the first brown trout for 2016 from the Liawenee canal fish trap. Two hundred fish were weighed and measured with an average weight ...

May 01, 2016

Lake Pedder remains redfin perch free

After a recent reported sighting, in late April Inland Fisheries staff investigated the presence of redfin perch (Perca fluviatilis) in Lake Pedder. Two main sites were surveyed; the western shore ...