Managing trout fishing in Tasmania since 1864

Latest News

This section features the latest news stories from the Service.
Sep 22, 2016

Salmon Ponds fishing is now better than ever

We have not only fixed, but improved, the disabled fishing platforms and surrounding area at the Salmon Ponds. The winter floods cause a lot of damage making the area unusable. We had to remove ...

Sep 21, 2016

Carp Management Program Annual Report 2015 -16

The 2015 -16 Carp Management Program Annual Report is complete. Find out how we’re going in the battle with carp in Lake Sorell and all the 2015-16 season news. There are new developments in carp ...

Sep 21, 2016

Rainbow Trout spawning run promises great rewards

Some of our inland waters are classed as rainbow trout waters. These have slightly different season dates to our brown trout waters. They open Saturday, 1 October 2016. Tasmania’s designated ...

Sep 20, 2016

Penstock Lagoon boat ramp is complete

The upgrade to the Penstock Lagoon boat ramp is finished. Marine and Safety Tasmania (MAST) installed the flexmat this week. The project is the result of a successful Recreational Boating Fund ...

Sep 18, 2016

Inland Fisheries Service presents at national conference

Chris Bowen, Jonah Yick, Chris Boon, and Raihan Mahmud from the Carp Management Program presented work at the 2016 Australian Society for Fish Biology and Oceania Chondrichthyan Society conference ...