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Feb 06, 2017

Access road to Large Bay, Lake Echo maintained.

Contractors recently completed maintenance to Large Bay Road at Lake Echo. The IFS constructed the road to provide access to the northern end of the lake. A concrete boat ramp is located at Large Bay ...

Feb 01, 2017

AAT calls for nominations for the Tasmanian Angling Hall of Fame

Anglers Alliance Tasmania is pleased to invite nominations for the Tasmanian Angling Hall of Fame. Nominations are to be submitted in accordance with the Hall of Fame induction guidelines and ...

Jan 30, 2017

Fishing the long weekend

Anglers enjoyed some fantastic fishing over Australia Day long weekend at our inland waters. The weather conditions were mixed, with some fantastic days and some that were a little windy. Our ...

Jan 20, 2017

Meadowbank Lake stocking

The Australia Day holiday is looming and school holidays drawing to an end. If you are keen to catch a fish, it may pay to venture to Meadowbank Lake. On Tuesday Meadowbank Lake was stocked with ...

Jan 19, 2017

Lake Echo worth a visit

Recent windy weather has had anglers looking for options that offer shelter and clear water. The prevailing winds have been westerly and south westerly. Many shallow lakes and lagoons are stirred up ...