Inland Fisheries Service News

This section features the latest news stories from the Inland Fisheries Service .
May 20, 2015

Raffle winner a worthy recipient

The winner of the waders that were raffled at the 2015 Trout weekend at Liawenee was James McCarthy of Railton. James was extremely pleased with his prize and will use them locally on the Mersey ...

May 19, 2015

The winner of the 150th anniversary celebrations Ford Ranger competition!

The winner of the 150th anniversary celebrations Ford Ranger competition is Bailey Cashion of New Norfolk. Announced by the Minister for Primary Industries and Water, Jeremy Rockliff MP at the ...

May 19, 2015

Enhancing the fishing experience at Shannon Lagoon

Collaboration between Hydro Tasmania and the Inland Fisheries Service (IFS) aims to improve the fishing experience at one of Tasmania’s most iconic trout fishing lakes. Shannon Lagoon is located ...

May 14, 2015

Perfect weather to view spawning at Liawenee

Trout Weekend 2015 is on this weekend.The weather forecast for both Saturday and Sunday looks great at Liawenee. Saturdays forecast is for light winds and a sunny 10 degrees and on Sunday a top of 11 ...

May 13, 2015

Junior angling pond stocked ready for Trout Weekend 2015

The junior angling pond at Liawenee has been stocked with rainbow trout and Atlantic salmon in preparation for the coming weekend. The fish average better than 1 kg in weight. For anglers under 14 ...

May 12, 2015

Delicious dishes at Trout Weekend 2015

Ever been stuck for a way to cook trout? Come along to Trout Weekend 2015 (at Liawenee on 16 & 17 May ) to discover (and taste!) some delicious ways to prepare your catch. Chefs from Wildside ...

May 11, 2015

Fly and plug casting lessons at Liawenee Trout Weekend (16 & 17 May 2015)

The Devonport Fly Fishing Club with the support of Peter Hayes, a master fly fishing instructor, will be on hand at Trout Weekend 2015 to give demonstrations, free lessons and tips to help you ...

May 07, 2015

MAST Recreational Boating Fund (RBF) Applications 2015

Boating anglers are encouraged to attend the RBF public forums hosted by MAST to provide feedback on boat ramp upgrade proposals for the 2015/16 year. A number of freshwater projects have been ...

May 06, 2015

Carp Workshop 2015

The Carp Management Program (CMP) held its annual two day workshop on 4 – 5 May to review the past year's work and undertake planning for the coming year. Alex Schaap, formerly the director of the ...

May 04, 2015

Recent survey indicates good health in golden galaxias populations

IFS staff recently conducted the annual Galaxias auratus survey in lakes' Crescent and Sorell. This survey is undertaken as part of an ongoing monitoring program associated with the Lakes Sorell and ...