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Jun 01, 2017

Crescent and Penstock get some more brown trout

Yesterday we stocked a further 152 adult brown into Lake Crescent and 150 into Penstock Lagoon. The target for Lake Crescent is 4000 of which 2555 have been moved already. The target for Penstock is ...

May 30, 2017

Highland trout to Four Springs

Today a further 950 adult brown were transferred from fish traps on the highlands to Four Springs Lake. This brings the total that have been stocked into this lake over the past few weeks to 6140. ...

May 22, 2017

Tasmanian Trout Fishing Photo Competition winners!

Congratulations to the winners of the Tasmanian Trout Fishing Photo Competition. The junior winner is Sabyn Harris with his photo, Four Springs Lake. You can see Sabyn's photo here. First ...

May 19, 2017

Everything is in place for a great Trout Weekend

The staff of Inland Fisheries Service (IFS) have been busy preparing for Trout Weekend 2017. This popular event showcases our trout and native freshwater fishery. Displays featuring the latest ...

May 18, 2017

Photo competition winners to be announced at Trout Weekend

The winners of the Tasmanian Trout Fishing Photo Competition will be announced this weeeknd at Trout Weekend. The completion has a cash prizes for the adult and junior categories plus a pair of ...