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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

This section features the latest news stories from the Service.
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 ...

Jul 29, 2014

Notice to anglers – low lake levels require extra care when planning opening weekend fishing trips.

Due to unseasonal low lake levels at Bronte Lagoon, Bradys Lake, Lake Binney, Tungatinah Lagoon and Lake Echo, IFS has issued the following caution to anglers: Bronte Lagoon –The boat ramp at ...

Jul 28, 2014

Navigation hazard removed from Lake Binney boat ramp

An inspection of the boat ramp at Lake Binney which coincided with a low lake level of -3.7 m allowed IFS staff to remove a large submerged tree from the toe of the ramp. The tree was lying across ...

Jul 28, 2014

Turning circle and parking area completed at Bradys Lake

As part of the MAST/Hydro Tasmania upgrade of the Whitewater boat ramp at Bradys Lake, Central Highlands Council have completed improvements to the turning circle and widened the access road to ...