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Oct 25, 2017

West Coast Rivers: Now is the time!

The whitebait is currently running very thick on the west coast of the state. To trout fishermen, this means one thing….. Sea Runners! We have had numerous reports of big schools of whitebait ...

Oct 24, 2017

Inland Fisheries Service Annual Report 2016-17

For a wrap up of all things IFS last financial year, see the IFS Annual Report 2016-17. Tabled in parliament last week, the IFS Annual Report 2016-17 is now available on our website. ...

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 ...