Inland Fisheries Service News

This section features the latest news stories from the Inland Fisheries Service .
Apr 27, 2017

Lots of opportunities remain as brown trout season winds up.

Brown trout season close. Designated rainbow waters and waters open all year. ...

Apr 20, 2017

Easter inspections

The Easter long weekend saw our Officers patrolling waters far and wide around the state. This included both land based and boat patrols. In all 312 angling inspections were conducted. Weather ...

Apr 12, 2017

Tasmanian Trout Fishing Photo Competition: Last few weeks

We want your best Tasmanian trout fishing photos. There are cash and gear prizes on offer and both adult and junior categories. Photos need to be taken in Tasmania and be trout related but they ...

Apr 11, 2017

Easter salmon ready to be caught

salmon stocking into Brushy and Craigbourne ...

Apr 11, 2017

Tods Corner boat ramp repaired

We had a report from an angler last week that the top of the Tods Corner boat ramp at yingina/Great Lake had washed out due to wave action and was stopping vehicles from accessing the ramp. There was ...

Apr 07, 2017

Autumn brings the first carp aggregation of the 2016/17 season!

Aggregation – the formation of a number of things into a cluster After the mild, settled weather in late March, a radio transmitter ‘tracker’ carp was found in a rocky backwater of Lake Sorell. We ...

Apr 06, 2017

Huntsman Lake boat ramp closed

Tasmanian Irrigation have advised that due to low lake levels the Huntsman Lake boat ramp is closed until further notice. It is anticipated that autumn rains will start to fill the lake soon and ...

Apr 06, 2017

The road to Brushy Lagoon is open

The road to Brushy Lagoon has been re-opened by the Parks and Wildlife Service. Two new bridges have been constructed. These replace temporary ones that were put in after the June 2016 floods. A ...

Mar 28, 2017

Hydro Tasmania upgrades access for anglers

Hydro Tasmania have undertaken maintenance work to improve Angler Access at Arthurs Lake Dam Ramp, Penstock Lagoon Ramp and Liawenee Open Weekend Overflow Carpark. The work was undertaken by ...

Mar 17, 2017

Media Release: Notice of closure of Lake Lynch in the Central Highlands

The Inland Fisheries Service is reminding Tasmanians it is illegal to move, possess, import or release Mainland yabbies (cherax destructor) into waterways following the recent detection of the ...