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Feb 09, 2018

October to December 2017 Carp Management Program Quarterly Report

The October to December 2017 Carp Management Program Quarterly Report has now been completed, and is available for public access at the link below. Find out the latest news on the 2017-18 season ...

Jan 22, 2018

Cumbungi control trial at Four Springs Lake

Anglers Alliance Tasmania was recently alerted to increasing infestation of cumbungi (bullrush) at Four Springs Lake. These infestations could potentially, over time, inhibit fishing in the shallow ...

Jan 18, 2018

Fisheries Habitat Improvement Fund

The Fisheries Habitat Improvement Fund was originally founded in 2000 as an environmental not for profit Trust whose aim was to fund environmental projects that supported, preserved, protected or ...

Jan 18, 2018

Lake Pimsoll level

Hydro Tasmania takes pride in supporting anglers and other recreational water users. We maintain our assets to support hydropower generation, and for users to enjoy. We’ve drained Lake Plimsoll to ...

Jan 16, 2018

Meander River access reopened

Anglers access locations at Longridge Road and Birralee Road on the Meander River that were temporarily closed due to forest harvesting operations have been reopened to the public. The IFS thanks ...