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October 2012 Inland Fisheries Service News Archive

The new interpretation signage at Great Lake lookout.
Oct. 24, 2012

Visitors' information bay at Great Lake Lookout reinstated

In late August vandals destroyed the visitors information bay at Great Lake Lookout at the northern end of Great Lake. With the cooperation and assistance of Central Highlands Council the structure has been repaired and the visitor information panels replaced. The lookout is a popular roadside rest spot for visitors and offers extensive views over...

Adam Scurrah from the IFS putting in the new seaward limits sign.
Oct. 22, 2012

Seaward Limit Sign installed on the Mersey River

As part of the Service’s ongoing program of improving information for anglers a sign has been installed at the seaward limit of the Mersey River. The sign has been installed on the Eastern side of the Mersey River adjacent to the boat ramp at Ballast Ground Point on River Road. The sign is double sided...

New signage and access arrangements mean fishing Rostrevor Lagoon on Tasmania's East Coast will be a lot easier. Remember to call prior to visiting.
Oct. 22, 2012

Access improved at Rostrevor Lagoon

Visitors to the East Coast will be familiar with a large lagoon on the Eastern side of the Tasman Highway on the northern outskirts of Triabunna. With the cooperation of the landowners, Ian and Marcus Weeding, the IFS has installed signs and stiles identifying access points and parking for anglers and providing foot access around...

One of the new transmitter implanted carp about to be released into Lake Sorell
Oct. 18, 2012

Carp program gears up for intensive fish down this summer

During the second week of October members of the Carp Management Team and DPIPWE vet Andrew Nicholson implanted 15 juvenile carp with radio transmitters. The newly implanted carp were then released into Lake Sorell, bringing the total there to 30. Radio transmitter implanted carp are an important tool in Inland Fisheries program to eradicate carp...

Craigbourne has had a lot of salmon stocked this year, so there are plenty available.
Oct. 12, 2012

Salmon stocked at Craigbourne and Meadowbank

Thanks to a donation by Tassal the IFS stocked Atlantic salmon into two southern fisheries yesterday (11 October 2012). Craigbourne Dam and Meadowbank Lake each received 600 salmon that averaged 2.5 kg. he majority of these fish are males and should provide good sport for anglers over the next month. Remember for both these waters...