Managing trout fishing in Tasmania since 1864

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This section features the latest news stories from the Service.
Oct 18, 2016

Damage to lake foreshore

It has been reported to us that the shore of Pine Tier Lagoon has been badly damaged by four-wheel drive vehicles. The irresponsible drivers have torn up the popular camping area on the edge of ...

Oct 13, 2016

Rainbow trout spawning run results for 2016

We monitor the spawning run of the rainbow trout at yingina/Great Lake to enhanced natural recruitment and keep an eye on the population. We do this by using dedicated spawning channels at ...

Oct 11, 2016

Statewide Junior Anglers Day

On Sunday 30 October Anglers Alliance Tasmania is co-ordinating a free State-wide Junior Anglers Day. Anyone 17 years and under is invited to come along and find out what this trout fishing is all ...

Oct 10, 2016

Arthurs Lake Fishery Performance Assessment – September 2016

During the last week of September the Inland Fisheries Service undertook a survey of the brown trout population at Arthurs Lake. The survey was planned as a pilot study in preparation for a larger ...

Sep 29, 2016

Whitebait season opens tomorrow

The whitebait season opens tomorrow, Saturday I October. The season is open on the following waters: Duck River Forth River Great Forester River Henty River Huon River Inglis River Mersey ...