Managing trout fishing in Tasmania since 1864

Latest News

This section features the latest news stories from the Service.
Mar 21, 2018

River Surveys

Over the past week, we started our annual river surveys. So far, we have surveyed the South Esk and Meander Rivers. The Russell River and Mersey River are to be completed over the coming weeks. ...

Mar 20, 2018

Caution required when fishing the River Leven

Anglers should take extra care when fishing upstream of Marshalls Bridge on the River Leven at Gunns Plains. This area was affected by the floods of 2016 and ongoing undercutting of the banks has ...

Mar 20, 2018

Lake Barrington Nature Recreational Area closed for Tuesday 20 March

The Tasmanian Parks and Wildlife Service have advised that Lake Barrington Nature Recreation Area / International Rowing Course will be closed for maintenance works today (Tuesday 20 March) for the ...

Mar 15, 2018

Tasmania's trout fishery heads to London

Over the last few weeks, we have worked with Tourism Tasmania to gather high quality footage and photographs of our inland fishery. Some of this material will be shown at the London Fly Fishing ...

Mar 13, 2018

Draw down of Lake Meadowbank

A public notice from Hydro Tasmania. Commencing 19 march 2018, BridgePro will be performing strengthening works on the Dunrobin Bridge at Lake Meadowbank. The works are expected to last two ...