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Inland Fisheries Service News

Maintenance work on the Woods Lake road
Dec. 3, 2020

Woods Lake Road Maintenance

The Inland Fisheries Service and Hydro Tasmania have worked together to complete annual maintenance at Woods Lake Road in time for the busy holiday period. The road has been gravelled and graded and culverts cleaned. Anglers are reminded to observe the recommended 40 KMH limit to maintain the road in good condition. With the lake...

Parks and Wildlife Tasmania report campfire restrictions will be in place from 4 December 2020
Dec. 3, 2020

Parks and Wildlife Service - Campfire restrictions

Parks and Wildlife report that to reduce the risk of bushfires, campfire restrictions will be in place at a number of Tasmania Parks and Wildlife Service campgrounds across the state from 4 December 2020. Campfire restrictions will remain in place until further notice, and be adjusted as necessary as the summer progresses. The seasonal campfire restrictions apply to: King Island,...

Dec. 3, 2020

Talbots Lagoon fish looking up

Inland Fisheries staff were excited to see well conditioned brown and rainbow trout taking duns on a recent visit to Talbots Lagoon. With the lagoon still spilling and water clarity excellent fish could be seen rising to duns and spinners across the lagoon. Fishing from the shore or from a kayak with dun patterns was rewarding anglers...

The inland waters boundary on the Huon River
Nov. 24, 2020

Huon and Esperance Rivers Inland Fishing Regulations

The news of the escaped Atlantic Salmon from a pen in the D'Entrecasteaux Channel has stirred up much interest in the recreational fishing fraternity in the last few days. Anglers are reminded that a seaward limit separating State waters from inland waters exist on both the Huon and Esperance Rivers: Huon River: An imaginary straight line drawn between a white...

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Nov. 19, 2020

Woods Lake road works to start next week

Roadworks to maintain Woods Lake Road from The Morass to Woods Lake are scheduled to commence on Wednesday 25 th November. Please take extra care on Woods Lake Road as there will be truck and grader movements on the road for the remainder of the week. Please keep to the 40 kmh speed limit when...