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August 2012 Inland Fisheries Service News Archive

John Diggle - Director of Inland Fisheries
Aug. 3, 2012

Opening of the 2012/13 trout season this weekend

The 2012/13 brown trout season opens this weekend on Saturday 4 August. As with past years the Inland Fisheries Service expects that anglers will turn out in numbers across the State for the opening, which is a traditional celebration of the new trout fishing season. The Service will have several teams of Authorised Officers patrolling...

Authorised Fisheries Officers checking licences
Aug. 1, 2012

Inland Fisheries Compliance Update

The Inland Fisheries Service has 10 Authorised Fisheries Officers who regularly patrol inland waters throughout the state. Officers check that anglers are complying with the requirements of the Inland Fisheries Act 1995, ensure anglers are appropriately licensed and protect native and sports fisheries. Fisheries Officers also collect important data from anglers regarding creel data, angling...

Big salmon stocking ...
Aug. 1, 2012

Big salmon stocked in the lead up to the 2012/13 season

The IFS has stocked several waters across the State with big Atlantic salmon in the lead up to the opening of the 2012/13 season. In early July Craigbourne Dam and Lake Meadowbank were stocked with 150 salmon each and on July 10 another 150 salmon were stocked into Lake Rosebery, the fish for these stockings...