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October 2013 Inland Fisheries Service News Archive

The improvements at the Morass Bay boat ramp allow for launching a boat at the current high water levels.
Oct. 30, 2013

Morass Boat Ramp maintenance

Due to the record high water levels in Arthurs Lake residents and visitors to Morass Bay have found it impossible to launch boats at the public ramp. In response to concerns from local shack owners and anglers the IFS and Hydro Tasmania responded to improve the situation. The only option available was to create a...

A group of anglers recently removed this rubbish from a small area at the northern end of Lake Echo, it shouldn't have been left behind in the first place.
Oct. 30, 2013

Do not leave your rubbish behind when you're fishing

Every angler has the responsibility to leave the place they fish in the condition they found it. Whether you're in a boat, fishing from the shore or camping out at a lake or river you should not leave litter or garbage behind. The IFS participates in Clean Up Australia Day each year and always retrieves...

Each winner of the monthly junior licence holder draw receives this prize pack
Oct. 28, 2013

Winners of the first two monthly junior licence holder prize draw

As part of its' 2013/2014 angling season promotion the Inland Fisheries Service is drawing a junior angler's name from the licence data base to win a prize pack for each month till April 2014. Eligible anglers are those who took out a junior licence during the 2013/2014 season, a junior licence is only $12.00 and...

The new fact sheet giving tips on how to start trout fishing
Oct. 23, 2013

A guide to start trout fishing

Trout fishing can be daunting to the beginner, even if they have tried other forms of fishing but with the right guidance anyone can fish for trout. Once you've started trout fishing a lifetime of great recreational activity is ahead of you. That's why the Inland Fisheries Service has put together a fact sheet on...

Terry Byard with some early season carp
Oct. 22, 2013

Carp season slowly warming up

The variable weather conditions over the past few weeks have made the start of the carp season a variable and slow affair. The series of cold fronts that have been passing over the State over the past few weeks have been keeping the water temperatures in Lake Sorell below 10 Celsius with the shallow margins...