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Jul 20, 2017

Tooms Lake campground toilet closed

Northern Midlands Council have advised that due to vandalism the toilet at Tooms Lake Campground is closed until further notice. As Tooms Lake is likely to be a popular destination for anglers ...

Jul 17, 2017

Start shooting for 2017-18 Tasmania Trout Fishing Photo Competition

The 2017-18 Tasmania Trout Fishing Photo Competition is underway again! The new season about to start so save your best photos of Tasmanian lakes, rivers and angling experiences. Enter for a chance ...

Jul 13, 2017

Fishers 4 Fish Habitat

Don’t miss this unique opportunity to hear from local, state and interstate experts about the importance of fish habitat, and how you can get involved in hands-on, local projects to improve fish ...

Jul 10, 2017

Genetic control of Gambusia—3rd annual Australian Research Council project meeting

The pest fish Gambusia is often dubbed “Damnbusia’. Gambusia is a threat to Tasmania’s inland waterways and its recreational fisheries. It is an introduced species. So far, only found in the ...

Jul 07, 2017

Trout and salmon for Craigbourne Dam

Today we stocked 300 wild brown trout and 105 Atlantic salmon into Craigbourne Dam. The wild brown trout from the highlands averaging around half a kilogram, will grow well in Craigbourne Dam and ...