December 2013 Inland Fisheries Service News Archive
Craigbourne Dam closed over Christmas
Tasmanian Irrigation advises that Craigbourne Dam in Tasmania's South East will remain closed over the Christmas period due to the presence of an algal bloom. TI has continued weekly monitoring of the naturally occurring bloom and tests continue to show blue-green algae cell counts at high alert levels. The dam remains closed to all recreational...
Installation of Navigation Lights continues
The installation of navigation lights continues with installation complete at Lake Barrington (Wilmot, Weeks Reach and Kentish Park boat ramps), Dee Lagoon (Spillway Bay), Lake Echo (Dam wall) and Lake Pedder (Edgar Dam and Scotts Peak boat ramps) completed. The lights are a solar powered white beacon that have a range of 5 nautical miles...
Winner of the November junior angler draw
Mathew Crawford of Ridgeway is the winner of the November junior angler prize draw. Mathew received a new spin outfit and some other fishing goodies. This is a monthly prize draw and will continue till April.
Winner of the October junior angler draw
As part of the 2013 season promotion the IFS draws the name of a junior angler to win a prize pack each month. The October winner is Jarrod Quigley. Congratulations Jarrod you have a new rod and reel combination to use this summer.
Craigbourne Dam to remain closed due to blue-green algae bloom - Do not visit!
Tasmanian Irrigation advises that Craigbourne Dam in Tasmania's South East will remain closed to the public due to the presence of a blue-green algal bloom. The dam is closed to all recreational activities, including fishing as the naturally occurring algae remains at elevated levels. TI Chief Executive Chris Oldfield said that members of the public...