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.
Dec 16, 2014

Lake Sorell chosen as site for national eDNA trials

Last week, scientists from the University of Canberra collaborated with the Inland Fisheries Service in developing a framework for estimating the sensitivity of environmental DNA detection to inform ...

Dec 16, 2014

Maintaining good water quality in Lake Crescent

Carp Team members recently made some adjustments to outflow screens at Lake Sorell to enable an increase in the transfer of water into Lake Crescent. With the increase in angler activity and catches ...

Dec 15, 2014

Buy a licence – don’t get caught

It has been a busy six months for compliance at the IFS with 1,418 angling licences and 188 whitebait licences checked from 1 July to 12 December 2014. A total of 38 people have been caught fishing ...

Dec 14, 2014

AAT announces funding for South Esk Anglers Access Project

Anglers Alliance Tasmania (AAT) chairman Gary France announced today that the Tasmanian Community Fund has confirmed a $60,000 grant towards an Anglers Access project on the South Esk River. This ...

Dec 10, 2014

Volunteers clean up River Derwent

Volunteers have provided great support to the River Derwent Anglers Access project and have undertaken sign and stile installation, brush cutting and rubbish collection. On Wednesday 10th December ...