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May 2012 Inland Fisheries Service News Archive

May 14, 2012

Lake Gordon Boat Launching Site Options

A recent inspection of the boat launching area at Boat Ramp Road, Lake Gordon revealed that due to the improved water levels at the lake, this launching area is once again a viable option for anglers. Assuming the level is maintained, it should provide a good alternative to the facility near Gordon Dam this summer....

May 14, 2012

Water Level Changes at Bronte Lagoon

Hydro Tasmania is undertaking repair and maintenance work on the Bronte Canal. This work is best achieved if Bronte Lagoon is drawn down to below the canal weir crest height (664.3m) to limit water washing over the weir due to wave action in Bronte Lagoon. The weir is located at the downsteam end of the...

May 14, 2012

Huntsman Lake Gate Opening Hours

Rivers and Water Supply Commission advise that the summer gate opening hours for Huntsman Lake are: Boat ramp and Dam : Open 5.00am and Close 8.00pm The Dairy day use area: Open 5.00am and Close 9.00pm

May 14, 2012

Tasmania to host the XV Commonwealth Fly Fishing Championships

The Inland Fisheries Service is proud to announce that Tasmania will host the XV Commonwealth Fly Fishing Championships from 15-18 February. Download a copy of the Commonwealth Fly Fishing Championships Advertising Flyer here. The fact that Tasmania was selected for this prestigious international event demonstrates the value of the State’s recreational inland fishery and its...

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...