Inland Fisheries Service News
This section features the latest news stories from the Inland Fisheries Service .
Oct 18, 2016
It has been reported to us that the shore of Pine Tier Lagoon has been badly damaged by four-wheel drive vehicles.
The irresponsible drivers have torn up the popular camping area on the edge of
Oct 13, 2016
We monitor the spawning run of the rainbow trout at yingina/Great Lake to enhanced natural recruitment and keep an eye on the population.
We do this by using dedicated spawning channels at
Oct 11, 2016
On Sunday 30 October Anglers Alliance Tasmania is co-ordinating a free State-wide Junior Anglers Day. Anyone 17 years and under is invited to come along and find out what this trout fishing is all
Oct 10, 2016
During the last week of September the Inland Fisheries Service undertook a survey of the brown trout population at Arthurs Lake. The survey was planned as a pilot study in preparation for a larger
Sep 29, 2016
The whitebait season opens tomorrow, Saturday I October. The season is open on the following waters:
Great Forester River
Sep 28, 2016
Nick Ling, Grant Tempero, and Brendan Hicks from the School of Science, University of Waikato, New Zealand visited Tasmania in September. They came for the Australian Society of Fish Biology
Sep 22, 2016
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
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
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.
Sep 20, 2016
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