Inland Fisheries Service News

The opening parade of the the 39th Fips Mouche World Fly Fishing Champsionship
Dec. 1, 2019

Lake Closures for the Word Fly Fishing Championship

The World Fly Fishing Championship kicked off yesterday with an parade that lead to the Official Opening in Civic Square, Launceston. Teams from 23 countries are here to compete at the three lake and two river venues. The following regulation changes are in place to support the event: The competition lake venues of Little Pine Lagoon,...

The Meander and Mersey rivers are now closed for the WFFC19
Nov. 25, 2019

River closures for the World Fly Fishing Championship 2019

A reminder that the World Fly Fishing Championship is starting soon in Tasmania. Teams from 23 countries will compete at the three lake and two river venues. The Government is supporting the event, to ensure it is one to remember. This support includes proposed temporary regulation changes for the competition waters that aim to keep...

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...