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Go trout fishing to win*

50 fish = $100,000*

Tasmanian Tagged Trout Promotion
2021-22 Angling Season

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The Instagram image for the Tasmanian Tagged Trout Promotion in the 2021-22 angling season featuring 12 year old Fiona Batterham, member of the Westbury Angling Club who caught the 2020-21 tagged trout worth $10,000 from Lake Rowallan.

Tasmanian Tagged Trout Promotion

Fifty tagged brown trout will be released into waters around Tasmania for the 2021-22 season. Each tag is worth $2,000* to the angler that returns the fish to the Inland Fisheries Service (*terms and conditions apply). The tags are orange and have unique identifying details.

Photos of a junior angler with their catch of a two pound rainbow trout caught at Curries River Reservoir.

No fee for junior angling licences

Licence fees for junior anglers are waived for the next four years! Anglers aged 14 to 17 still need to hold an inland angling licence, but can apply for free through the IFS website. Junior anglers under 14 years don't need an angling licence.

Cover photo for the DRAFT Strategy to Increase Participation in Tasmania’s Inland Recreational Fishery 2021–28 taken during a Tourism Tasmania campaign photo shoot of a man and a woman fishing still, shallow water

DRAFT Strategy to Increase Participation in Tasmania’s Inland Recreational Fishery 2021–28

The Inland Fisheries Service (IFS) invites you to help shape the future participation in our inland recreational fishery. This is an opportunity for you to provide input into the ideas proposed in the DRAFT Strategy to Increase Participation in Tasmania’s Inland Recreational Fishery 2021‑28 . We will be accepting comment until midnight on Friday 13 August 2021. Submissions can be emailed to infish@ifs.tas.gov.au or posted to PO Box 575, New Norfolk, Tasmania, Australia 7140.