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Mar 09, 2018

Imperilled Australian Freshwater Fish Workshop

Recently, the Inland Fisheries Service (IFS) attended a national workshop to examine freshwater fish within Australia most likely to become extinct within the next twenty years. The aims of the ...

Mar 07, 2018

It looks like a good weekend for fishing and photography

With the a great weather forecast for the coming long weekend it is that time to get out and take some photos of the trout you catch, the places you fish and the friends you fish with. With great ...

Mar 07, 2018

Fish the Huon River by Canoe

The Huon Valley Council have installed a canoe launch site at Helen St. on the Huon River near Ranelagh. This is a great place to launch a canoe or kayak for a day’s fishing on the river or, for the ...

Mar 07, 2018

Four Springs Angling Platform ready to use.

The Meander Valley Council and Inland Fisheries Service have collaborated to construct a new angling platform at Four Springs Lake. The platform is located at the southern end of the existing car ...

Mar 06, 2018

Support the World Fly Fishing Championship 2019

I am sure that will now be well aware of Australia’s bid to host the 39th FIPS- Mouche World Fly Fishing Championship in Tasmania in late November 2019 . The organising committee for the event has ...