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This section features the latest news stories from the Service.
Nov 30, 2017

Temporary Anglers Access closure

Anglers Access Closed Temporary Meander River ...

Nov 29, 2017

Inland Fisheries Law Enforcement

Officers from the Inland Fisheries Service (IFS), Tasmania Police and the Parks and Wildlife Service (PWS) conducted searches of nine residential properties and vehicles in the North West of the ...

Nov 24, 2017

Meadowbank Lake stocked with big salmon

594 Atlantic salmon were stocked into Meadowbank Lake this afternoon averaging 6 kg. Thanks goes to Tassal Operations Pty Ltd for donating the fish. Anglers are reminderd that Meadowbannk Lake ...

Nov 20, 2017

Release of the Draft Tasmanian Inland Recreational Fishery Management Plan 2018-28

The Inland Fisheries Service invites you to help shape the future management of our recreational fishery. On 19 October 2017 Jeremy Rockliff, Minister for Primary Industries and Water released the ...

Nov 13, 2017

The 2017 whitebait season is now closed

The 2017 whitebait fishing season is now closed. After a wet opening to the season on 1 October making it difficult for fishers the weather slowly improved with good runs and catches being seen up ...