Managing trout fishing in Tasmania since 1864

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May 19, 2017

Everything is in place for a great Trout Weekend

The staff of Inland Fisheries Service (IFS) have been busy preparing for Trout Weekend 2017. This popular event showcases our trout and native freshwater fishery. Displays featuring the latest ...

May 18, 2017

Photo competition winners to be announced at Trout Weekend

The winners of the Tasmanian Trout Fishing Photo Competition will be announced this weeeknd at Trout Weekend. The completion has a cash prizes for the adult and junior categories plus a pair of ...

May 17, 2017

New security update for the Infish App

Recently the Infish smartphone app was upgraded to improve security and even though IFS does not collect any personal data the upgrade is still essential for all app users. Until now we have been ...

May 17, 2017

Casting lessons at Trout Weekend

The Devonport Fly Fishing Club will be on hand at Trout Weekend 2017 to give demonstrations, free lessons and tips to help you improve your fly and lure casting skills. This is a great opportunity ...

May 16, 2017

Delicious dishes at Trout Weekend 2017

Ever been stuck for a way to cook trout? Come along to Trout Weekend to discover (and taste!) some delicious ways to prepare your catch. All demonstrations are free. Chef Christina Sharpe will be ...