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.
Oct 08, 2014

River Derwent Anglers Access – volunteers workers required!

The River Derwent Anglers Access project has progressed to the installation stage. We are seeking expressions of interest from suitably skilled volunteers to assist with the installation of ...

Oct 07, 2014

Please stay away from commercial eel nets at Brushy Lagoon

Tasmanian Eel Exporters are currently commercial eel fishing at Brushy lagoon and asks the public to be aware of the marked locations at each of the boat ramps and stay away to avoid ...

Oct 05, 2014

Carp Management staff and AMC students undertake electrofishing training

In late September, permanent staff and volunteers with the Carp Management Program attended an internal training session on the efficient and safe use of electro-fishing. The course was run by Senior ...

Sep 29, 2014

The 2014 whitebait season opens Wednesday 1 October

The 2014 whitebait season opens Wednesday 1 October and will remain open until Tuesday 11 November. The rivers open for whitebait fishing are subject to a schedule of annual rotations of open and ...

Sep 29, 2014

Carp team prepares for upcoming spawning season

IFS staff have been busy preparing for the upcoming carp season in Lake Sorell. The two main areas of focus being, spawning prevention and active fish down of the remaining carp in the lake. ...