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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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This section features the latest news stories from the Service.
Mar 24, 2015

Reminder to anglers of Canal Bay, Great Lake season closure

Canal Bay is the only part of Great Lake that has a closed season. The closure is to protect trout, both brown and rainbow prior to them entering Liawenee Canal to spawn. Anglers are reminded that ...

Mar 23, 2015

Compliance patrol 21 and 22 March 2015

Over the weekend of 21 and 22 March Fisheries Officers provided a high profile uniformed, educational and enforcement presence for the detection of offences under Inland Fisheries and Marine and ...

Mar 18, 2015

Thinking about going trout fishing this Easter?

If you haven't already, then you should buy a full season or five season licence by 31 March 2015 to go into the draw to win a new Ford Ranger www.ifs.tas.gov.au/ford-ranger The winner will be ...

Mar 17, 2015

Lake Leake (camping ground) boat ramp upgrade

Members of the public are advised the above works will commence on Monday 30 March 2015 and should be completed by Friday 1 May 2015 (weather permitting). The nature of the works will require the ...

Mar 15, 2015

Surveys for juveniles show Lake Crescent still carp free

Although no carp have been seen in Lake Crescent since 2007, surveys are still undertaken to ensure a carp free lake. Methods used in this survey included fyke nets and back pack electrofishing. ...