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Nov 08, 2017

Inland Fisheries Advisory Council appointment opportunities

Applications are invited from persons interested in appointment to the Inland Fisheries Advisory Council. The Council is established under Section 20A of the Act and is the peak advisory body for ...

Nov 07, 2017

Laughing Jack bridge repairs

Both the Clarence Weir Bridge and Laughing Jack Bridge are scheduled for maintenance and structural refurbishment works, prior to the summer season. The proposed works primarily include replacement ...

Nov 03, 2017

Shannon Lagoon - Fishery Performance Assessment

Shannon Lagoon is a fishery that receives very little attention from anglers. However, a recent survey of the brown trout population suggest this water may well be worth the extra effort. Using 40 ...

Nov 03, 2017

When is a carp not a carp!

Yesterday afternoon, we received a phone call from a concerned member of the public informing us of a carp caught on rod and line out of the Macquarie River. The fish was described as approximately ...

Nov 03, 2017

Anglers Alliance Tasmania and Friends Of The Leven complete replanting

The River Leven habitat renewal project at Gunns Plains was recently completed with a grant of $11,750 to AAT from the Cradle Coast NRM. The project involved removing willow regrowth and replanting ...