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Aug 14, 2017

Latest report to AAT

We attended the August meeting of Anglers Alliance Tasmania that was held on Sunday 13th at Campbell Town. To see the report that IFS presents please go to this link. ...

Aug 09, 2017

Anglers – get involved in improving fish habitat.

Anglers regularly express their concerns that the fishing is not as good as it used to be due to our waterways being choked with noxious plants and pests. There is now a lot of information on how to ...

Aug 08, 2017

Opening of the trout season wrap up.

The weekend saw the opening of the brown trout season for 2017-2018, with thousands of anglers out trying to tempt a trout. Despite some rain and wind in the north, there were some outstanding ...

Aug 07, 2017

South Esk Angler Access project completed

On Saturday 5 August, to coincide with the start of the brown trout season, the Minister for Inland Fisheries, Jeremy Rockliff officially launched the South Esk River Anglers Access project on the ...

Aug 04, 2017

Let the fun begin

The countdown has begun to the much-anticipated start of the brown trout fishing season. In the latest weather forecast from the BOM they have backed the wind off to what now looks like great trout ...