Inland Fisheries Service News

This section features the latest news stories from the Inland Fisheries Service .
Jan 16, 2018

Meander River access reopened

Anglers access locations at Longridge Road and Birralee Road on the Meander River that were temporarily closed due to forest harvesting operations have been reopened to the public. The IFS thanks ...

Jan 02, 2018

A wrap up of festive season fishing

Christmas/New Year saw many anglers heading to the Central Highlands. Although the conditions were windy at times, anglers reported great catches from a number of waters. Anglers trolling lead ...

Dec 22, 2017

Not So Carpy Christmas

In the lead up to the festive season, we have continued to pull out all the stops in the fight against carp in Tasmania. The remaining carp have been very active within inshore regions due to warm ...

Dec 22, 2017

Work on Woods pays off

As 2017 draws to a close, it is timely to reflect on the performance of one of our more popular highlands fisheries, Woods Lake. Woods was ranked number three in the 2016/17 IFS angler postal ...

Dec 13, 2017

Atlantic salmon into Brushy Lagoon and Craigbourne Dam

Today 380 Atlantic salmon averaging 1.5 kg were stocked into Brushy Lagoon. This following 606 similar sized salmon into Craigbourne Dam last Thursday. All of these fish were generously donated ...

Dec 13, 2017

Gunns Marsh Road cleared at Cowpaddock Bay

Gunns Marsh Road is open. The large tree which had fallen across the road at Cowpaddock Bay has been cleared and access is available again into northern end of Cowpaddock Bay, Tumbledown and the ...

Dec 12, 2017

Lake St. Clair boat ramp upgrade completed.

MAST has advised that the Lake St. Clair boat ramp has been reopened after a recent upgrade. The project to rebuild the top end of the ramp and construction of a new walkway was funded by the ...

Dec 12, 2017

Gunns Marsh Road blocked at Cowpaddock Bay

A large tree has fallen across Gunns Marsh Road at Cowpaddock Bay blocking access to the northern end of Cowpaddock Bay, Tumbledown and the track to Gunns and Little lakes. ...

Dec 12, 2017

Shannon Lagoon performance assessment – the full result

Fisheries Performance Assessment - Shannon Lagoon 2017 population of larger than average trout ...

Nov 30, 2017

Temporary Anglers Access closure

Anglers Access Closed Temporary Meander River ...