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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.
Sep 29, 2015

Junior Anglers Day - 11 October 2015

Anglers Alliance Tasmania is coordinating a free Tasmania wide junior angling day on 11 October 2015. The day will feature a number of locations across the state being stocked with trout by the ...

Sep 28, 2015

Lake Sorell screen structures undergo maintenance

Inland Fisheries Service recently engaged the services of a contractor to replace all of the bolt hardware in the Lake Sorell screens to overcome rust and corrosion issues. The screens are a vital ...

Sep 28, 2015

As the weather gets better so does the fishing with the opening of Rainbow Trout Waters on 3 October 2015

The 2015/16 rainbow trout season is looking like it is going to be a good one with the current water levels and recent catches of good sized fish in brown trout waters. With the opening of the ...

Sep 28, 2015

Are you ready for Whitebait season?

The 2015 whitebait season opens for fishing on Thursday October 1 and remains open till Sunday 11 November 2015. The season is open on the following waters: Little Forester River Brid ...

Sep 28, 2015

Don’t get caught out – make sure you have a licence before you go

It is expensive to get caught fishing without a licence - $308 per offence and this would certainly take away the enjoyment from a day’s fishing. Over the past seven weeks IFS Fisheries Officers ...