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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.
Jun 26, 2015

Caution Craigbourne Dam boat operators!

Due to low water levels (Craigbourne Dam level is currently 65%) boat operators are urged to take extra care when launching and retrieving boats. The toe of the concrete boat ramp is currently 2 ...

Jun 18, 2015

Pedder galaxias' populations are thriving

The annual survey was recently conducted on Pedder galaxias (Galaxias pedderensis) numbers at one of two translocation sites. Although originally found in Lake Pedder, population numbers were seen ...

Jun 17, 2015

Stage one of Penstock Lagoon boat ramp upgrade complete

Favourable weather conditions allowed an early completion of the timber landing at Penstock Lagoon - stage one of the boat ramp upgrade . Anglers will be able to use the new facility at the start ...

Jun 17, 2015

IFS puts unused land and building at Liawenee base up for sale

The IFS has subdivided its Liawenee base to facilitate the sale of the disused laboratory building and a vacant block of land. The Liawenee base continues to be integral to the Service’s operations ...

Jun 15, 2015

Atlantic salmon released into Brushy Lagoon

On Thursday the 11 June, 400 Atlantic salmon averaging 4 kg were successfully released into Brushy Lagoon. The salmon were kindly donated by Petuna Fisheries. Often there is conjecture amongst ...