Inland Fisheries Service News

This section features the latest news stories from the Inland Fisheries Service .
Apr 28, 2016

Want to know the latest status of boat ramps and other facilities at Hydro Tasmania storages?

Hydro Tasmania have a page on their website www.hydro.com.au/community/recreational-sites that provides the latest information on facilities at Hydro storages. Boat ramps, campgrounds and picnic ...

Apr 26, 2016

Lake Gairdner to be drawn down

Please be advised the Lake Gairdner level will be drawn down to approximately 11.7m below full supply level (to 460.71m) over the next two days prior to a projected high inflow period in the region. ...

Apr 26, 2016

Lake Rosebery to be drawn down

Please be advised Lake Rosebery will be drawn down to approximately 2m below full supply level (157.4m) over the next two days, and could potentially go below this level prior to a projected high ...

Apr 26, 2016

Arthurs Lake worth a last look

Inland Fisheries patrols conducted over the ANZAC Day long weekend saw many people out enjoying the fine weather and trying their luck at one of our many lakes and rivers. Arthurs Lake was producing ...

Apr 21, 2016

Road closure at Kentish Park, Lake Barrington

Kentish Council advise that the erosion works at Kentish Park at Lake Barrington are planned to start 2 May 2016 and continue for three weeks. The lower road from the shelter opposite the southern ...

Apr 20, 2016

Carp Management Program quarterly report

The Carp Management Program have had a busy three months in January to March 2016 with a range of projects. During this period 248 carp were caught using 720 individual gill nets and a range of ...

Apr 19, 2016

Atlantic salmon stocked at Lake Kara

This week (third week of April 2016) 420 Atlantic salmon were released into Lake Kara. Thank you to Saltas at Wayatinah for providing the salmon. The salmon averaged 1kg in size. Anglers are ...

Apr 19, 2016

Works on the Lake Echo power station intake at Echo Dam

Tasmania is facing an unprecedented combination of below average rainfall and an extended Basslink outage caused by a fault in the cable. In response to these challenges and to maintain energy ...

Apr 14, 2016

Redfin perch survey in Plenty River

The Salmon Ponds has been run as a hatchery and fish rearing facility for 150 years. Whilst visitation is now the primary role of the historic site, the facility does continue to hatch and rear trout ...

Apr 14, 2016

Looking at the issue of the Arthurs Lake fishery

Many anglers have raised concerns regarding the performance of the fishery at Arthurs Lake. Arthurs Lake usually has a high catch rate and anglers rarely go away disappointed after fishing there. For ...