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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.
Sep 02, 2015

Have you included chasing some sea run brown trout in your angling calendar?

In springtime every year there is a great opportunity to catch sea run trout as they enter estuarine waters and the lower reaches of rivers chasing the runs of white bait as they make their way ...

Sep 01, 2015

Lake Dulverton to brim with opportunities

Jeremy Rockliff, Minister for Primary Industries and Water announced today a $200 000 investment to increase participation in fresh water angling in Tasmania’s south. The investment, to be rolled ...

Aug 31, 2015

Wrasse in Lake Crescent?

In early May IFS was notified of numerous fish scales near the Lake Crescent boat ramp that resembled those from a carp. Obviously this caused great concern as the last carp removed from this lake ...

Aug 26, 2015

Angler Access to the Huon River just got better

Last week Inland Fisheries staff completed maintenance work on Huon River Anglers Access infrastructure. Work included brush cutting, upgrading electric fence insulators and the installation of new ...

Aug 25, 2015

More salmon for Craigbourne Dam and Brushy Lagoon

Today (25 August 2015) IFS stocked Craigbourne Dam and Brushy Lagoon with some big Atlantic salmon. The fish kindly donated by Petuna Aquaculture from their Cressy fish farm averaged 4 kg. ...