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May 25, 2018

Tyenna River Willow Control Program Planting day 6 June

Derwent Catchment Project have been working with Inland Fisheries Service, Anglers Alliance Tasmania and the landholder of Lanoma Estate to develop a 5-year plan for willow control along the Tyenna River.Our next field day is 6 June. We will be planting native trees and shrubs on Lanoma Estate. These are to provide shade in preparation ...

The winning entry of the 2018 Tasmanian Trout Fishing Photo Competition - Western Lakes Tiger taken by Bruce Deagle.
May 24, 2018

Tasmanian Trout Fishing Photo Competition winners announced

This is the second year we have run Tasmanian Trout Fishing Photography Competition.Prizes offered were:1st        $500.2nd        a pair of pair neoprene waders (kindly donated by Fly ‘n Dry).3rd        12 lures (kindly donated by Huey’s Lures).Photos didn’t have to contain a fish. They could be a favourite ...

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May 23, 2018

Trout Weekend supports the Fisheries Habitat Improvement Fund

Entry donations at Trout Weekend 2018 totaled $3 300. The Inland Fisheries Service is giving these donations to the Fisheries Habitat Improvement Fund Inc.From 1 July, you will be able to apply to the Fund for support of a project. Applications will be open until 1 February 2019 for projects starting after 1 July 2019.Nearly ...

John Diggle, Director of Inland Fisheries and Sarah Courtney, Minister for Primary Industries and Water, hold a brown trout at Trout Weekend 2018
May 21, 2018

Trout Weekend 2018 a huge success

The crowds rolled out for Trout weekend 2018. Over 3000 patrons made their way to the Central Highlands hot spot. Things could not have gone better.The weather was balmy (by Liawenee standards) and a fresh run of spawning brown trout arrived on cue. These were, once again, the major attraction.A few bigger trout from Lake ...

May 18, 2018

Everything is in place for a great Trout Weekend

Everything is in place, for a great Trout WeekendIFS staff have been busy this week preparing for Trout Weekend 2018.There are displays featuring the latest work by IFS, aquariums with species from our inland waters and vendors selling their wares.The ever-popular Junior Anglers Pond is stocked and ready for younger visitors to try their luck.Chef ...