Inland Fisheries Service News

This section features the latest news stories from the Inland Fisheries Service .
Feb 21, 2017

BRONTE LAGOON PICNIC SHELTER & SURVEYORS MONUMENT UPGRADE

A notice from the Southern Highlands Progress Association: The Southern Highlands Progress Association has undertaken the upgrade of this site over the summer with the assistance of Central ...

Feb 16, 2017

Temporary closure of Brushy Lagoon Road for bridge replacements

A notice from Parks and Wildlife Service Tasmania Bridges on the Brushy Lagoon Road near Westbury that were damaged by the flood event of 2016 are set to be replaced. In order for the new, ...

Feb 16, 2017

Latest carp update

This quarterly report looks at October to December 2016. This quarter we removed 289 carp from Lake Sorell. This is compared to 480 carp between October and December 2015. We expected less because ...

Feb 15, 2017

Launch of Hydro Tasmania's 2017 Community Grant Program

Funding for community based projects. Do you know of a great community group looking for some help to deliver a fantastic project? In addition to the range of ways we contribute to the community, ...

Feb 05, 2017

Access road to Large Bay, Lake Echo maintained.

Contractors recently completed maintenance to Large Bay Road at Lake Echo. The IFS constructed the road to provide access to the northern end of the lake. A concrete boat ramp is located at Large Bay ...

Jan 31, 2017

AAT calls for nominations for the Tasmanian Angling Hall of Fame

Anglers Alliance Tasmania is pleased to invite nominations for the Tasmanian Angling Hall of Fame. Nominations are to be submitted in accordance with the Hall of Fame induction guidelines and ...

Jan 29, 2017

Fishing the long weekend

Anglers enjoyed some fantastic fishing over Australia Day long weekend at our inland waters. The weather conditions were mixed, with some fantastic days and some that were a little windy. Our ...

Jan 19, 2017

Meadowbank Lake stocking

The Australia Day holiday is looming and school holidays drawing to an end. If you are keen to catch a fish, it may pay to venture to Meadowbank Lake. On Tuesday Meadowbank Lake was stocked with ...

Jan 18, 2017

Lake Echo worth a visit

Recent windy weather has had anglers looking for options that offer shelter and clear water. The prevailing winds have been westerly and south westerly. Many shallow lakes and lagoons are stirred up ...

Jan 11, 2017

IFS at the Bronte Fly Fishing School

Yesterday IFS team members, Chris Boon and Paul Middleton, visited the Bronte Fly Fishing School at Bronte Lagoon. They spoke about a range of topics including: the carp management ...