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Hydro Tasmania
July 22, 2024

Launch of dedicated Woods Lake website - Hydro Tasmania

Hydro Tasmania have a new website for the Woods Lake blue-green algae bloom, which serves as a dedicated platform for updates and information regarding Woods Lake. You can find the website by scanning the QR code or at the following link: What's up with Woods Lake? | Connect Hydro As well as regular updates, this...

Huntsman Lake Jetty
July 4, 2024

Huntsman Lake jetty complete

The Huntsman Lake boat ramp renewal and upgrade project, including construction of a 70 m long jetty adjacent to the boat ramp is now complete and open. The project was partly funded under the Australian Government’s Recreational Fishing and Camping Facilities Program in partnership with the Tasmanian Government and delivered by Meander Valley Council, Marine...

2024-25 Angling Licence, Trevor Hawkins "paired up brownies"
July 1, 2024

Freshwater angling licences are now available for the 2024-25 fishing season

The new angling season opens on Saturday, 3 August 2024.  Be prepared and purchase your licence now!  This season, if you are aged between 18 and 21 years of age, you can benefit from a heavily discounted licence as part of the Inland Fisheries Service (IFS) Young Angler Licence Promotion.    Junior anglers aged between 14...

Hydro Tasmania
July 1, 2024

Woods Lake Algal Bloom Update

The blue-green algae bloom is non-toxic and you can catch and eat fish from Woods Lake. Fish should be washed in clean water, gilled, gutted and all internal organs disposed of – fish waste should not be fed to animals. Don’t drink the water and avoid direct contact with the water or algae – we...

QFFC Open Day Flyer
July 1, 2024

Quamby Fly Fishers Club Open Day

The Quamby Fly Fishers Club (QFFC) are holding an open day at the QFFC Club Room, Meander Community House (137 Main Road Meander), on Saturday 27 July 2024 from 9.00 am - 3.00 pm. This is great opportunity to find out more about fly fishing from experienced anglers. Participants can enjoy and participate in casting,...