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Inland Fisheries Service News

Carp Management Program leader Jonah Yick with a carp caught during the 2018-19 season
March 15, 2019

Carp Management Program update on Lake Sorell

We would like to update you on the Carp Management Program. There has been great progress over the past 12 months. Winter 2018 created good inflows, flooding the wetlands in Lake Sorell. These high and rising levels provided perfect spawning cues for carp as the temperature increased through late spring and early summer 2018. Even...

Angler Brendon Jones using the new ramp’
March 14, 2019

Tungatinah Lagoon boat ramp upgrade

MAST completed an upgrade of the Tungatinah Lagoon boat ramp on Friday 8 March. Funded through the RBF and Hydro Tasmania, the project involved realigning the ramp, consolidating the base and sheeting with Flexmat concrete sheets. The navigation light has been repositioned to reflect the new alignment.

The Derwent Catchment Project logo
March 13, 2019

Tyenna River Willow Warriors Working Bee

The Derwent Catchment Project are working with the Inland Fisheries Service and Lanoma Estate to remove willows along sections of the Tyenna River and revegetate the riverbank with native plants. This work builds on significant in-kind investment from the property owners, Rob and Tom Clark. Become a Willow Warrior and help us deal with this...

World Fly Fishing Championship 2019 logo
March 12, 2019

Temporary changes to support World Fly Fishing Championship 2019

The World Fly Fishing Championship 2019 is coming to Tasmania this year between 30 November and 7 December. Teams from up to 30 countries will compete bringing an estimated 800 anglers and support crew. Competitors will fish in three lakes and two rivers. The Government is supporting the event, to ensure it is one to...

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March 8, 2019

All Nineteen Lagoons tracks cleared for re-opening

Advice from the Parks and Wildlife Service: The Regional Manager has approved the opening of the currently closed Central Plateau Conservation Area walking and 4WD tracks. Please note it is likely the boom gates will not be unlocked until Saturday morning, 9 March 2019.  With favourable weather conditions for fishing forecast over the long weekend, why...