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Oct 06, 2017

Road maintenance at Four Springs Lake

In response to the popularity of Four Springs Lake since the start of the season the IFS has graded and gravelled the access road. The lake continues to fish well for persistent anglers with the ...

Oct 06, 2017

July to September Carp report

Latest carp report July to September ...

Oct 03, 2017

Gone Fishing Day

National Gone Fishing Day is an initiative of the Australian Recreational Fishing Foundation (ARFF) that was created to encourage people to get outdoors, drop a line, enjoy time with family and ...

Oct 03, 2017

No access to Lake Leake Dam and Spillway

Anglers are reminded that access to the dam wall and spillway at Lake Leake and for 80 meters downstream of the spillway is prohibited for safety reasons. Operators of the dam are concerned that ...

Oct 02, 2017

Vibrating / Flashing lures - Legality for Inland Waters in Tasmania

IFS have received a number of queries in the last few days about new fishing lures on the market that display lights and vibrate to attract fish. Tasmanian Inland Waters are recreationally governed ...