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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

Latest News

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Dec 01, 2015

Boating hazard at Large Bay boat ramp, Lake Echo

Submerged logs have been detected at the Large Bay boat ramp (Lake Echo). Whilst launching is still possible boaters should be aware of potential navigation hazards and check the ramp carefully ...

Nov 29, 2015

Increased and targeted effort to eradicate carp means stepping up our work effort

It is estimated that over 95% of the carp population in Lake Sorell has been removed but this does not mean we have pulled back in effort, in fact we have increased our effort significantly. Gill ...

Nov 24, 2015

Electrofishing training so we can continue to improve our fisheries

Electro-fishing is an important sampling tool for our fisheries management and is used for fish surveys, investigation of pest fish sightings and for the ongoing carp eradication program. A ...

Nov 23, 2015

Navigation hazard cleared from Lake Echo middle ramp

The submerged logs obstructing the launching facility at Lake Echo middle boat ramp have now been cleared. Caution should still be exercised when launching and boating at Lake Echo as with elsewhere ...

Nov 23, 2015

$17,325 issued in fines so far this year

Our Fisheries Officers were on patrol again across the state this past week and of great concern is the number of anglers who continue to be caught for doing the wrong thing. This season there ...