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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

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This section features the latest news stories from the Service.
Aug 01, 2014

Lake Kara stocked with Atlantic salmon and rainbow trout in time for season opening

Just in time for the opening of the 2014/15 angling season, Lake Kara has been stocked with some big fish. Today (1 August 2014) the IFS stocked 305 rainbow trout averaging 1.8 kg and 70 Atlantic ...

Jul 31, 2014

Access to Four Springs Lake cleared in time for opening weekend

Anglers will be pleased to hear that the trees fallen on the main access road to Four Springs Lake have been cleared. This popular fishery will be able to be accessed for the opening weekend of the ...

Jul 31, 2014

Closure of Shale Rd access to the Mersey River for opening weekend of the 2014/15 season

Due to weather damage of a DPIPWE gauging station on the Mersey River at Latrobe, the boom gate at Shale Rd. has been shut and locked. The closure will be for this weekend 2 & 3 August 2014. The ...

Jul 29, 2014

Reminder of the Lake Sorell closure for the 2014/15 angling season

A reminder that Lake Sorell remains closed for the 2014/15 angling season due to carp control activities. This is an extension of the closure from the previous seasons. INLAND FISHERIES ...

Jul 29, 2014

The new trout season approaches - plenty of fish out there to catch!

This is the time of year many anglers look forward to, opening of a new angling season. Season 2014/15 opens Saturday 2nd August 2014. So many are asking where is the best place to go? This year the ...