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Jun 02, 2017

Tooms Lake receives some brown trout

With the release of 1 200 adult brown trout, Tooms Lake is now primed and ready for the 2017-18 inland fishing season. Yesterday, we released 1 200 brown trout between 600-900 grams into Tooms ...

Jun 02, 2017

Meadowbank Lake boat ramp reopen

MAST has advised that Meadowbank Lake has returned to normal operating level and the boat ramp is now open for use. Meadowbank Lake is open to angling all year round. ...

Jun 01, 2017

Crescent and Penstock get some more brown trout

Yesterday we stocked a further 152 adult brown into Lake Crescent and 150 into Penstock Lagoon. The target for Lake Crescent is 4000 of which 2555 have been moved already. The target for Penstock is ...

May 30, 2017

Highland trout to Four Springs

Today a further 950 adult brown were transferred from fish traps on the highlands to Four Springs Lake. This brings the total that have been stocked into this lake over the past few weeks to 6140. ...

May 22, 2017

Tasmanian Trout Fishing Photo Competition winners!

Congratulations to the winners of the Tasmanian Trout Fishing Photo Competition. The junior winner is Sabyn Harris with his photo, Four Springs Lake. You can see Sabyn's photo here. First ...