June 2012 Inland Fisheries Service News Archive

Visitors to Trout Weekend are always keen to see the wild brown trout collected and stripped of ova.
June 19, 2012

Trout Weekend, Liawenee 2012

The annual Trout Weekend at Liawenee held on the Saturday and Sunday the 19th and 20th of May was as popular as ever this year, with over 4,000 people braving the keen highland weather over the two days to enjoy a range of different attractions that make this event a must-see on the Tasmanian angling...

The upgraded ramp with access platform suitable at all water levels.
June 7, 2012

Good news for River Derwent anglers

Anglers and boaters alike will be pleased with recent improvements to the popular Prince of Wales Boat Ramp off Gepp Parade. Jointly funded by MAST and the Glenorchy City Council the works included resurfacing and upgrading the ramp to the recommended gradient of 1:8 which will allow for all tide use. Users will also enjoy...

June 1, 2012

The South gets salmon for winter

Yesterday (24 May 2012) Craigbourne Dam got a much needed replenishment of Atlantic salmon. Nearly 350 salmon were stocked into Craigbourne with the fish being donated by Tassal. The fish were all good sized with 190 being 3 kg average and 150 averaging 5 kg but ranging to over 8 kg. Please remember that there...

June 1, 2012

Four Springs Jetty Upgrade

Members of the Westbury Fishing Club spent the weekend of 12-13 May working on the original jetty at Four Springs Lake boat ramp. The club received a grant from the Meander Valley Council to upgrade and refurbish the jetty to make it suitable as a fishing platform that can be used by anglers with a...