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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

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Jul 27, 2015

Devonport Angling Club junior angling development

On Saturday 25 July 2015 the Devonport Angling Club held its presentation day for the juvenile anglers that had participated in the 2014/2015 Taylors Dam junior fishing days. Inland Fisheries Officer ...

Jul 26, 2015

Plenty of trout for season opening on 1st August 2015

Thousands of adult brown trout have been transferred from highland spawning streams to other fisheries around the Tasmania this winter to provide exciting fishing opportunities for anglers. ...

Jul 26, 2015

Boating hazards at Lake Crescent now clearly marked

Anglers are advised that there is a significant boating hazard approximately mid way along the sandy beach on the eastern shore of Lake Crescent. The hazard constitutes a number of star pickets ...

Jul 23, 2015

Opening of the trout season – caution required due to low lake levels

Anglers anticipating the opening of the trout season on Saturday the 1st August should be prepared for some low water levels at a number of lakes including Woods Lake, Lake Leake and Tooms ...

Jul 23, 2015

Tooms Lake survey shows big resident brown trout

Tooms Lake survey indicates big fish A fishery performance assessment was recently undertaken at Tooms Lake to establish an estimate of the brown trout population size and to examine recruitment of ...