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Inland Fisheries Service News

Infish App 2.0 logo
Dec. 1, 2021

Catch more trout with Infish app 2.0!

The new improved Infish app 2.0 makes it easier to find fishing locations, angling notes and the latest stocking information. The Tasmanian Inland Fishing Code with all the rules is there. You can buy your licence. You can also see webcams, water levels and the weather forecast around your favourite waters. The latest news and...

Mick Bent with his $2000 brown trout
Dec. 1, 2021

Travelling tagged trout landed

Mick Bent likes spending time at his father’s shack at Bradys Lake. They catch lots of good fish in the Bradys Chain of lakes. His young son insists that they fish nearby Bronte Lagoon in the hope of catching a prize winning tagged trout. On the weekend Mick was trolling a hard body lures at...

Derwent Catchment Project
Nov. 19, 2021

Willow Warriors working bee

The next Tyenna River Willow Warriors working bee will be at Westerway on Saturday 27th November starting at 10am. If you are interested in getting involved contact Morgan on 0418 667 426 or morgan@derwentcatchment.org The Tyenna River Recovery Program aims to eradicate crack willow from the Tyenna River and stabilise banks with native plantings over the next 10 years....

Tony Robertson with the tagged trout
Nov. 17, 2021

Tagged trout can be caught

Keen angler, Tony Robertson, showed that the tagged fish are out there to be caught. While drift spinning from his boat in yingina / Great Lake, near Reynolds Island, with small hard body lures he hooked and landed a brown trout. He noticed that it had blue tag. On closer inspection Tony realised it was the tagged...

Nov. 15, 2021

Expressions of Interest are invited for appointments to the Inland Fisheries Advisory Council

Inland Fisheries Act 1995 INLAND FISHERIES ADVISORY COUNCIL Expressions of Interest are invited for appointments to the Inland Fisheries Advisory Council (IFAC). Established under Section 20A of the Inland Fisheries Act 1995, IFAC is the advisory body for matters relating to inland fisheries. In broad terms, the role of IFAC is to provide strategic advice...