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Inland Fisheries Service News

Come along and talk trout
Nov. 13, 2019

Talk trout Tasmania

Inland Fisheries Service - Talk trout Tasmania:               Topic: Improvements and maintenance to anglers access infrastructure, facilities and new water bodies Title:“Access for all” Abstract: The Inland Fisheries Service is committed to maintaining and improving access to lakes and rivers for anglers of all ages and abilities.   Topic: Compliance creel surveys as a way...

Free edition of FlyLife is now available on line
Nov. 11, 2019

Special "Free" Electronic Edition FlyLife Promotes Tasmanian Trout Fishing

As a promotion of the best trout fishing Tasmania has to offer FlyLife Magazine has produced a special free electronic edition to coincide with the World Fly Fishing Championship 2019. This supports the work being done through Tourism Tasmania's focus on promoting the fishery. We are lucky to have such a diverse trout fishery and...

Willows being removed to improve access for anglers
Nov. 7, 2019

The war on willows continues

The Tyenna Willow Warriors, working with the Derwent Catchment Project and the Clarkes of Lanoma Estate, controlled willows along 300m of the Tyenna River on Saturday. This effort was focused on an area that had been revegetated with native plants in a previous working bee. These planting were watered, as although there was rain overnight...

Woods Lake Road has been graded
Nov. 7, 2019

Maintaining roads to your favourite fishing spots.

The Inland Fisheries Service has recently completed grading and potholing of Fisheries Lane, Brumbys Creek and Woods Lake Road. We would like to thanks Hydro Tasmania for their contribution and support towards maintaining Woods Lake Road. Please drive to the conditions, limit your speed to 40 KMH to help maintain the roads in good condition...

Murchison Dam spillway
Nov. 7, 2019

Murchison Dam Spillway upgrade project

Murchison Dam was constructed between 1978 and 1982 and forms Lake Murchison, which is a diversion storage that discharges water into Lake Mackintosh via the underground Sophia tunnel. What? Hydro Tasmania is increasing the size of the spillway on Murchison Dam in response to long-term predictions from the Bureau of Meteorology. Why? According to the...