Inland Fisheries Service News

This section features the latest news stories from the Inland Fisheries Service .
May 25, 2016

On ground work begins for the South Esk Anglers Access project

The installation of stiles, signage and other site work has begun for the South Esk River Anglers Access project. Once finished there will be improved access for anglers at key locations throughout ...

May 24, 2016

A very successful Trout Weekend

This past weekend at Liawenee the Inland Fisheries Service held their popular annual Trout Weekend and it was the place to be for all things trout. Across the two days over 3600 people came to ...

May 23, 2016

Carp Workshop findings

The Carp Management Program (CMP), on the 9th – 10th of May, held its annual two day workshop to review the past year’s work and to plan for the coming season. Attending were representatives from the ...

May 19, 2016

Everything is in place, including the weather, for a great Trout Weekend

The staff of Inland Fisheries Service (IFS) have been busy all this week (16 – 20 May 2016) preparing for the coming weekend. Posters will be displaying the latest work by the IFS , aquariums will ...

May 19, 2016

Trout Weekend 2016 cooking with Christina Sharpe

We have had a number of requests for the recipes that our chef extraordinaire will be producing for you to taste at Trout Weekend 16. Come along and learn how to cook these wonderful recipes, they ...

May 18, 2016

Fly and plug casting lessons at Liawenee Trout Weekend (21 & 22 May 2016)

Fly and plug casting lessons at Liawenee Trout Weekend (21 & 22 May 2016) The Devonport Fly Fishing Club will be on hand at Trout Weekend 2016 to give demonstrations, free lessons and tips to help ...

May 17, 2016

Delicious dishes at Trout Weekend 2016

Ever been stuck for a way to cook trout? Come along to Trout Weekend 2016 (at Liawenee on 21 & 22 May) to discover (and taste!) some delicious ways to prepare your catch. All demonstrations are ...

May 16, 2016

Calling all junior anglers – come & try your luck at Trout Weekend!

The ever-popular junior angling pond will be part of Trout Weekend once again this year (21 & 22 May 2016). Fishcare volunteers will be on hand to provide advice, hints and tips for junior anglers ...

May 16, 2016

Huntsman Lake boat ramp re-opened

Irrigation Tasmania advise that the boat ramp to Huntsman Lake at Meander Dam is once again useable. Due to the large amount of floating logs and other debris boating anglers are advised to ...

May 15, 2016

The brown trout are spawning – come and see

Good rain and snow across the State over the last couple of weeks has resulted in the brown trout spawning run getting into full swing in most creeks on the Central Highlands and there have been ...