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May 2012 Inland Fisheries Service News Archive

May 14, 2012

The Steppes Hall Centenary Celebration

The Steppes Hall - a familiar stopoff on the way to the lakes for many anglers - celebrated its centenary on Saturday 12th November 2011. As part of the celebrations, a new interpretative display was unveiled which incorporates the history of the Highlands including the integral part played by The Steppes. It provides an account...

May 14, 2012

Results from Day One of the Commonwealth Fly Fishing Championships

The first day was tough fishing on the lakes at Arthurs Lake, Woods Lake and Little Pine Lagoon with many of the competitors unable to land a fish during the two three hour sessions. Those who had drawn the river beats on the Meander and South Esk rivers fared better with most anglers catching fish....

May 14, 2012

Bronte Lagoon drawdown extended

Hydro Tasmania have experienced some delays during the maintenance work on the Bronte Canal. Work was originally scheduled to be completed on 9 March however this has now been extended until 16 March. A return to service date is still to be determined therefore low lake levels in Bronte Lagoon will continue until the 16th...

May 14, 2012

Boat Launching Improvement at Bronte Lagoon

Work on the construction of a dual lane concrete boat ramp and floating pontoon is well underway at the Bronte Lagoon dam wall site. Funded by MAST’s Recreational Boating Fund this $90K project will deliver one of the best inland facilities in Tasmania for boating anglers. The project is scheduled for completion prior to the...

May 14, 2012

Woods Lake Road maintenance completed

Maintenance on Woods Lake Road has now been completed in time for the holiday season. Anglers should be pleasantly surprised by the road surface – particularly the absence of potholes. The entire road has been graded, potholed and watered. Road users are asked to drive to the conditions, observe a recommended maximum speed of 50...