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Sep 20, 2017

The 2017 whitebait season opens Sunday 1 October

The 2017 whitebait season opens Sunday 1 October and will remain open until Saturday 11 November. The rivers open for whitebait fishing are subject to a schedule of annual rotations of open and ...

Sep 20, 2017

World Fly Fishing Championships 2017 - Slovakia

Congratulations to the Australian team members that competed in the recent World Fly Fishing Championships in Slovakia. It is well known that it is hard to beat the European teams on their continent. ...

Aug 22, 2017

Tumbledown Creek Bridge

Hydro Tasmania has recently inspected the bridge over Tumbledown Creek (Gunns Marsh Road, Arthurs Lake) and it was found to have structural issues. The load rating of the bridge has been ...

Aug 14, 2017

Latest report to AAT

We attended the August meeting of Anglers Alliance Tasmania that was held on Sunday 13th at Campbell Town. To see the report that IFS presents please go to this link. ...

Aug 09, 2017

Anglers – get involved in improving fish habitat.

Anglers regularly express their concerns that the fishing is not as good as it used to be due to our waterways being choked with noxious plants and pests. There is now a lot of information on how to ...