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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 16, 2014

Opening of Rainbow Trout Waters on 4 October

The 2014/15 rainbow trout season is shaping up to be a good one with the current high water levels and recent catches of good sized fish in brown trout waters. With the opening of the waters known ...

Sep 16, 2014

Come to the Cressy Trout Expo this weekend - 20 and 21 September

Inland Fisheries as a major sponsor will be at the Cressy Trout Expo this coming weekend. Look out for our "trout" car and come and have a chat with us to find out how you can win a brand new Ford ...

Sep 12, 2014

Arthurs Lake water quality

Due to drought conditions, Arthurs Lake level was drawn low in 2008. The lake started refilling in 2009 and has since reached very high levels. Hydro Tasmania has been monitoring Arthurs Lake ...

Sep 01, 2014

Consult your Fishing Code to check if a fishery is open

It has come to the attention of IFS that there have been people fishing in Dee Lagoon in recent weeks. To protect rainbow trout stocks and enable spawning Dee Lagoon does not open until 4 October ...

Aug 28, 2014

IFS undertakes fencing maintenance inspection at Bronte Lagoon

IFS staff recently completed a full maintenance inspection of the fencing installed some years ago to keep stock out of Bronte Lagoon. Running from the walkway over Woodwards Canal all the way to ...