Managing trout fishing in Tasmania since 1864

Latest News

This section features the latest news stories from the Service.
Oct 24, 2017

The gate to Lake Augusta and the 19 Lagoons is open

Last week the Parks and Wildlife Service opened the gate to Lake Augusta and the 19 Lagoon. Angling information for this area is available in the Western Lakes Anglers Access Brochure. ...

Oct 19, 2017

Rainbow stocking

This week we stocked three important fisheries with large Rainbow trout averaging 5kg. The waters stocked are Craigbourne dam, Brushy Lagoon and Lake Kara. Each water received 300 fish each and will ...

Oct 18, 2017

Gate to Nineteen Lagoons Now Open

Gate to Nineteen Lagoon now open ...

Oct 16, 2017

Woods Lake compliance activities

Last weekend Inland Fisheries and Tasmania Police teamed up and conducted boat safety checks at Woods Lake in the Central Highlands of Tasmania. Whilst boat safety checks of equipment and PFD use are ...

Oct 13, 2017

Training to protect our waterways

Recently, Rob Freeman of the Inland Fisheries Service presented to a group of Forest Practices Officers (FPO’s) as part of their requirement to develop and maintain the necessary skills to assess ...