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Jan 18, 2018

Fisheries Habitat Improvement Fund

The Fisheries Habitat Improvement Fund was originally founded in 2000 as an environmental not for profit Trust whose aim was to fund environmental projects that supported, preserved, protected or ...

Jan 18, 2018

Lake Pimsoll level

Hydro Tasmania takes pride in supporting anglers and other recreational water users. We maintain our assets to support hydropower generation, and for users to enjoy. We’ve drained Lake Plimsoll to ...

Jan 16, 2018

Meander River access reopened

Anglers access locations at Longridge Road and Birralee Road on the Meander River that were temporarily closed due to forest harvesting operations have been reopened to the public. The IFS thanks ...

Jan 02, 2018

A wrap up of festive season fishing

Christmas/New Year saw many anglers heading to the Central Highlands. Although the conditions were windy at times, anglers reported great catches from a number of waters. Anglers trolling lead ...

Dec 22, 2017

Not So Carpy Christmas

In the lead up to the festive season, we have continued to pull out all the stops in the fight against carp in Tasmania. The remaining carp have been very active within inshore regions due to warm ...