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May 03, 2017

Australia Masters Games comes to Tasmania in October

The 16th Australian Masters Games will be held in Tasmania from 21 to 28 October this year. The fly fishing competition is open to all anglers 50 years and over. You can enter as individuals or ...

May 02, 2017

The brown trout waters are closed

On Sunday 30 April most of waters around the state closed for the brown trout spawning runs. This marks the end of another fantastic fishing season. It is time now for us to let nature run its ...

May 02, 2017

Huntsman Lake boat ramp reopened

The lake level at Huntsman Lake has risen enough for the boat ramp to be reopened. Anglers are advised to launch with caution. Huntsman Lake is open to angling all year round. The mouths of ...

May 02, 2017

Western Lakes Anglers Access brochure updated

We have updated the Western Lakes Anglers Access brochure. The main change is the Parks and Wildlife contact for track information: Tasmanian Parks and Wildlife Service, Great Western Tiers ...

May 01, 2017

Please support inland boating projects.

The Inland Fisheries Service wants interested anglers to attend Recreational Boating Fund (RBF) public meetings to support inland waters projects. The meetings are held by Marine and Safety ...