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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.
Aug 02, 2015

IFS reports to Angler Alliance Tasmania

Anglers Alliance (AAT) is the peak body for freshwater recreational anglers in Tasmania. The IFS meets with AAT up to four times each year. With each meeting there is a report submitted to AAT from ...

Aug 02, 2015

Cold start for keen anglers

A cold start hasn’t dampened the spirits of many anglers looking to bag their first trout of the 2015/16 season. Fisheries Officers patrolled waters across the state, including the North West and ...

Jul 31, 2015

Improvements made to Lake Crescent Canal entrance

With great support from MAST, IFS has been able to considerably improve the entrance into the launching canal at Lake Crescent. A steel post that was situated about two thirds of the way across the ...

Jul 30, 2015

Middle and top boat ramps at Lake Echo closed for opening weekend

A report has just come in that the middle and top boat ramps at Lake Echo are unusable due to a large amount of log debris that has been left at both these sites. IFS is coordinating the removal of ...

Jul 30, 2015

Opening of the trout season – Northwest options

Northwest coast angler should not have to travel too far from their home to get amongst the fishing action this year. With the weather not looking great for the highlands it may be a better option to ...