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November 2012 Inland Fisheries Service News Archive

This MAST supplied map indicates the two areas to be avoided when fishing from a boat.
Nov. 21, 2012

Recreational use of Lake Trevallyn

The recent stocking of Atlantic salmon has attracted more anglers to Lake Trevallyn. The lake is managed to cater for other recreational use and the rights of water skiers, wake boarders and swimmers should be respected. The salmon in previous years have made their way up into the South Esk River in the weeks following...

Joe Mangan with a salmon about to be released into Lake Barrington.
Nov. 15, 2012

Lake Barrington and Brushy Lagoon receive salmon

Lake Barrington and Brushy Lagoon each received 360 Atlantic salmon this week (13 and 14 November 2012). The salmon averaged 3 kg in weight and were donated by Springfield Fisheries. Anglers are reminded that there is a five fish bag limit on these waters with no more that two fish over 600 mm in length.

Nov. 12, 2012

The 2012 whitebait season is now closed

The season closed on Sunday 11 November 2012.

Stocked in July 2012, this latest stocking at Lake Rosebery should prove to be very popular.
Nov. 9, 2012

Salmon for the Northwest and West

On Wednesday and Thursday this week (second week of November 2012) the IFS stocked lakes Kara and Rosebery with Atlantic salmon. Lake Kara was stocked with 540 salmon at 2 kg average weight, Lake Rosebery got 540 at an average weight of 3 kg. These salmon were donated by Springfield Fisheries. Whilst there is not...

This will be the location of the barrier.
Nov. 9, 2012

Maintenance work at Arthurs Lake pump to have limited impact on Pumphouse Bay boat ramp

Early in the new year Transend will be undertaking work at the Arthurs Lake pump that will require barriers to prevent contamination of the site. The barriers will encroach on the boat launching and carpark area. Whilst this should not prohibit boat launching there may be some inconvenience and delays. Anglers should plan to launch...