November 2012 Inland Fisheries Service News Archive
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...
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.
The 2012 whitebait season is now closed
The season closed on Sunday 11 November 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...
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...