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Welcome to Inland Fisheries, Tasmania

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.
Oct 23, 2014

AMC students and university graduates join the fight to eradicate carp from Lake Sorell

The Inland Fisheries Service (IFS) receives regular requests from schools, universities, and interested graduates looking for work experience in the freshwater fisheries field. The Carp Management ...

Oct 21, 2014

New Lake Crescent and Lake Kara fact sheets now available

Due to the increase in popularity of both Lake Kara and Lake Crescent, IFS has published A4 fact sheets and maps for these waters. The fact sheets are full colour with high quality maps, angling ...

Oct 21, 2014

Old Beach jetty refurbishment

The Old Beach Jetty is getting on and is due to be reconstructed within the next three years. Brighton Council are starting to undertake planning for the job and are looking for any feedback from ...

Oct 08, 2014

River Derwent Anglers Access – volunteers workers required!

The River Derwent Anglers Access project has progressed to the installation stage. We are seeking expressions of interest from suitably skilled volunteers to assist with the installation of ...

Oct 07, 2014

Please stay away from commercial eel nets at Brushy Lagoon

Tasmanian Eel Exporters are currently commercial eel fishing at Brushy lagoon and asks the public to be aware of the marked locations at each of the boat ramps and stay away to avoid ...