Sea Runner, painting by Trevor Hawkins
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2023–24 angling licence yet?

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Tasmania's wild brown trout fishery established in 1864, is one of the best in the world.


Angling licences available for the 2023-24 season

With only five weeks until the brown trout waters open, don’t forget to renew your licence before you head out fishing. The new angling season opens Saturday, 5 August. Be prepared and purchase your licence now! In preparation, the IFS will start sending out licence renewals from 1 July.

Stocking Report 2022

In 2022 the Inland Fisheries Service stocked fish from the Salmon Ponds hatchery, commercial fish farms, wild fish trapped from the Central Highlands spawning runs, wild fish electrofished from streams and salvaged fish.

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Infish App 2.0

The new improved Infish App 2.0 makes it easier to find fishing locations, angling notes and the latest stocking information. You can also see webcams, water levels and the weather forecast around your favourite waters. The latest news and angler access maps are also available.